Kentucky Farm Bureau ready to host 96th Annual Meeting

Louisville, KY (November 20, 2015) – More than 1,500 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) members from across the state will gather for the organization’s 96th annual meeting December 2-5 at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky. Delegates from all of the state’s 120 counties assemble for the four-day...

Jeff Nalley honored as KFB’s 2014 Communications Award recipient

Louisville, KY (December 5, 2014) – Jeff Nalley, director of farm broadcasting with Cromwell AG Radio Network and freelance journalist for the Washington, D.C.-based Agri-Pulse, was named the winner of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 2014 Communications Award. He was recognized on December 4 during the...

County Farm Bureaus honored for innovative programs

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 22, 2013–Twenty-four county Farm Bureaus nationwide were recognized by the American Farm Bureau Federation for innovative program ideas in this year’s County Activities of Excellence Awards program. The winners will be highlighted during AFBF’s 95th Annual Convention, Jan....

Women’s Communications Boot Camp Grads Recognized

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 29, 2013 – A group of 14 farm and ranch leaders was honored by the American Farm Bureau Federation as graduates of the organization’s seventh annual Women’s Communications Boot Camp. The agricultural leaders were recognized after completing an intensive three-day course featuring...

New courses in the UK College of Agriculture will support state’s vineyards

As interest in vineyards and wineries in the state has seen a resurgence in recent years, the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture has assisted producers in the re-establishment of these enterprises. This fall, the college will begin assisting on another level – by offering courses that will...

Marketplace Fairness Act supports main street businesses

By Sen. Dick Durbin Main Street store owners in Illinois tell me how unfair it is to watch their online competitors offer lower prices on the exact same products because they do not have to collect sales taxes. Customers often come into their stores, try out the latest products and then return home to...

Across Kentucky – February 14, 2013

One of the exhibitors at the National Farm Machinery Show, underway through Saturday at the Ky Exposition Center in Louisville, is H & R Agri-Power headquartered in Hopkinsville and service four states; Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, and Illinois. Feldhaus visits with H & R president, Wayne Hunt, for...

AFBF urges Presidential declaration for Mississippi river

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 28, 2012–The American Farm Bureau Federation has urged President Barack Obama to issue a presidential declaration of emergency for the Mississippi River. In a letter this week to the president and top administration officials, AFBF, and nearly 20 other national organizations,...

25 County Farm Bureaus Recognized for Excellent Programs

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 19, 2012—Twenty-five county Farm Bureaus nationwide were recognized by the American Farm Bureau Federation for innovative program ideas in this year’s County Activities of Excellence Awards program. The winners will be highlighted during AFBF’s 94th Annual Meeting, Jan. 13-16,...