Across Kentucky – February 8, 2016

The Trackside Butcher Shoppe is now up and operating in Henry County and, says one of its owners, it’ll be a significant resource for livestock farmers in a multi-county region. Co-owner, John Edwards, says they’ve received tremendous help from several county ag development committees and KCARD, the...

Across Kentucky – August 18, 2015

The community of Pleasurville, in Henry and Shelby Counties, is trying to revitalize its economic activities on Main Street and has taken a major step in opening a new “indoor farmers market” that operates along side some other shops.  Community leader, Cheryl Clark, explains how they developed the...

Dispelling “myths” about milk quality

The annual “June Dairy Month” promotion salutes dairy farmers and processors for their work in supplying consumers with quality products. In Kentucky, this relates to just over 700 dairy farms that supply milk to processors like Deans Foods, Winchester Farms (Kroger’s supplier), Flav-O-Rich,...

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...

Kentucky Farm Bureau Reports – June 2014

Celebrate June as National Dairy Month with a visit to Jericho Acres Dairy Farm in Henry County.

Elections held during Kentucky Farm Bureau’s 94th annual meeting

Louisville, KY (December 7, 2013) – Pulaski County farmer Mark Haney was re-elected president of Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) on the concluding day of the organization’s 94th annual meeting. Also re-elected were Webster County’s Eddie Melton as First Vice-President and Hart County’s Fritz Giesecke as...

Butler County Farm Bureau honored as Kentucky Farm Bureau’s 2013 “Top County”

Louisville, KY (December 6, 2013) – In a competition measuring the total impact of a county Farm Bureau’s programming, Butler County Farm Bureau has emerged as the overall winner for 2013. Butler County’s leaders received a trophy today at the 94th Kentucky Farm Bureau annual meeting, held at the Galt...

Across Kentucky – June 18, 2013

Henry County dairyman, Terry Rowlett and his wife, Sandra, now use a video camera system with monitors in their home, so they can check on newly born calves. Going high tech, they’ve now added that ability to their iPhones to check on the new babies from anywhere on the farm. Feldhaus does a June Dairy...

Ninety-four high school students to attend Institute for Future Agriculture Leaders

Louisville, KY (June 5, 2013) – Summer vacation may be only beginning for most students, but that doesn’t mean Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) emphasis on education is slowing down. Ninety-four high school juniors from 60 counties across the state have accepted invitations to attend KFB’s 28th annual...

Across Kentucky – May 10, 2013

A feature on the unique approach that each county has as they attempt to invest tobacco settlement dollars at the local level to help build infrastructure for new ways to boost ag income. Feldhaus features Henry County extension agent Steve Moore on some of the popular CAIP (County Ag Infrastructure...

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