Across Kentucky – March 24, 2016

Four ‘beginning farmer loan’ approvals were just recently announced by the Ky Ag Finance Corporation, assisting young people in Breckinridge, Green, McLean, and Taylor Counties. KAFC director, Bill McCloskey talks about how this lower cost revenue source, funded by the tobacco settlement, can help...

Ninety-Six high school students to attend KFB’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders

Louisville, KY (June 4, 2015) – Summer vacation may be only beginning for most students, but for 96 high school juniors the emphasis on education continues. These students, from 62 counties across the state, have accepted invitations to attend Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 30th annual Institute for Future...

Across Kentucky – April 24, 2015

Feldhaus visits with Green County roadside market operator Dave Atwell of Triple D Greenhouse just outside of Greensburg. Atwell discusses the ‘rush reason’ currently underway with Derby Day and Mother’s Day approaching. He also explains how his family operation has evolved out of dairy farming into...

Cody Lee Burke and Lilly Robertson win Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth contest

Louisville, KY (December 5, 2014) – Cody Lee Burke of Fleming County, and Lilly Robertson of Logan County were awarded top honors in the 2014 Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth contest. Both winners were recognized during the December 4 general session of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 95th annual meeting, held...

Across Kentucky – July 11, 2014

From water misters and fans in the milking parlor to water beds for dairy cattle to rest more comfortably, participants in the Kentuckiana Dairy Exchange (July 29/30), will see several production innovations on a two-day farm tour in Taylor, Green, and Adair Counties. UK extension dairy specialist, Jeffrey...

Green County Farm Service Agency officially closing

Lexington, KY – February 6, 2013 — John W. McCauley, Executive Director for the USDA Kentucky Farm Service Agency (FSA), announced that as of February 28, 2013, the Green  County FSA office will be officially closed.  From this date forward, all FSA program services will be provided by the Taylor...

Across Kentucky – October 11, 2012

Kentucky’s farmer of the year will travel south next week to Moultrie, Georgia to represent the state in the Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year competition. Green County dairyman Jim Sidebottom will be vying for the $15,000 top prize linked to that...