Across Kentucky – January 5, 2016

The Summit Meat Processing Facility will likely be on line in Pulaski County by the end of February. Company president, Kyle Turpen, says they plan to not only process livestock but to assist local farmers in marketing it, to some degree. Turpen says county ag development funds from Pulaski, Lincoln, and...

Scott and Shea Lowe named Kentucky Farm Bureau’s 2015 Outstanding Young Farm Family

Louisville, KY (December 4, 2015) – Scott & Shea Lowe of Calloway County were honored as Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 2015 “Outstanding Young Farm Family” during the organization’s 96th annual meeting in Louisville. Each year KFB awards this distinction to a couple, under the age of 35, who has...

Across Kentucky – November 17, 2015

Feldhaus profiles another of the top three finalists in the Outstanding Young Farm Family contest, Brad and Karen Hines of Hart County. The couple began with purchase of a 113-acre farm at auction in 2005 and has grown that into a 1,350-acre operation, raising beef cattle, alfalfa, corn, soybeans, tobacco...

2015 Outstanding Young Farm Family finalists named

Louisville, KY (October 5, 2015) – Preliminary judging for the 2015 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) “Outstanding Young Farm Family” competition is complete and three finalists have been named for this prestigious honor: Brad and Karen Hines of Hart County, Scott and Shea Lowe of Calloway County, and Wesley...

Across Kentucky – September 25, 2015

A young Hart County cattle producer and UK Ag Education major will be in Denver this weekend competing in the national beef ambassadors’ competition. Feldhaus visits with Julia Scott who’s been working with the Ky Cattlemen’s Association in direct consumer education efforts this summer. Scott is...

Young Farmer Summer Outing

The summer outing for KFB’s young farmers and their families was based in Pikeville and featured a variety of fun-filled activities. Foremost was some outdoor adventures such as a zip line, horseback riding and rafting. And as always, there were several tours of area attractions. There also was business to...

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...

KFB Reports – January 2015

In this edition we travel to Louisville for the 95th Kentucky Farm Bureau Annual...

Elections held during Kentucky Farm Bureau’s 95th annual meeting

Louisville, KY (December 6, 2014) – Pulaski County farmer Mark Haney was re-elected president of Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) on the concluding day of the organization’s 95th annual meeting. Also re-elected were Webster County’s Eddie Melton as First Vice-President and Hart County’s Fritz Giesecke as...

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...

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