Across Kentucky – March 18, 2016

Feldhaus presents the third in a three-report series on UK plant pathologist, Paul Vincelli’s research into GMO food safety. Vincelli has just completed a 14-page extension document titled, “Genetically Engineered Crops – Emerging Opportunities.” On one hand, he says that GMO science warrants...

Across Kentucky – March 11, 2016

If researchers are to have any real shot at reducing the need for pesticide and herbicide use in crop production, the use of GMO technology will have a major role in that effort. Feldhaus files the second of three reports with UK plant pathologist, Dr. Paul Vincelli, on the progress this powerful technology...

Across Kentucky – March 3, 2016

A feature report with UK Extension Plant Pathologist, Dr. Paul Vincelli, who recently spent his sabbatical totally focused on GMO’s and scientific research available on their use and safety in modern society. This will be the first in a series of four reports on what GMO’s are and how they’re being...

KFB President Mark Haney Acknowledges “A Good Thing Growing” in Kentucky during Annual Address

Louisville, KY (December 4, 2015) –Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) President Mark Haney addressed the organization’s 96th annual meeting today with positive news about continued growth for KFB, solid agricultural production news, a welcome to a new governor and agriculture commissioner and a thank you to...

New web site defends GMOs

GetaMoveOn.fb.org is Farm Bureau’s just-launched advocacy website that gives farmers and ranchers a simple way to “Get a Move On” for GMOs. Through the website, farmers can easily express support for a national, science-based labeling standard, like the approach taken in the Safe and Accurate Food...

‘Get a Move on for GMOs’ Helps Farmers Stand Up for Biotechnology

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 6, 2015 – GetaMoveOn.fb.org is Farm Bureau’s just-launched advocacy website that gives farmers and ranchers a simple way to “Get a Move On” for GMOs. Through the website, farmers can easily express support for a national, science-based labeling standard, like the approach taken...

Young Farmer Conference . . .

The two-day event featured workshops, tours of local attractions, guest speakers and plenty of fellowship. Presiding was Alan Hubble of Lincoln County, the new chairman of the young farmer committee. KFB President Mark Haney addressed the group at a luncheon and was quick to note that Kentucky’s young...

Across Kentucky – February 14, 2014

Feldhaus presents the final report in a three-part series on genetic engineering as GMO products celebrate their 20th anniversary this year. UK entomologist, Ric Bessin, offers a laymen’s view of this powerful technology; both on some of its benefits as well as the need to maintain close scientific...

Across Kentucky – February 7, 2014

Feldhaus presents the second report in a three-part series on genetic engineering as GMO products celebrate their 20th anniversary this year. UK entomologist, Ric Bessin, offers a laymen’s view of this powerful technology; both on some of its benefits as well as the need to maintain close scientific...

Across Kentucky – January 31, 2014

Feldhaus begins a multi-part series providing a “GMO 101” course to help he general public get a better handle on how genetic modified crops and foods are developed. UK extension entomologist, Ric Bessin, says GMO products are celebrating their 20th anniversary, and while they’ve brought forth some new...

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