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...

First Lady Jane Beshear Announces New Cooking Series Designed for Young Students

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 17, 2014) – Today First Lady Jane Beshear and Nancy Cox, dean of the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, launched “Plant, Harvest, Eat” – a  cooking demonstration series for elementary and middle school students. “Plant, Harvest, Eat”...

Kentucky FFA Members Excel at National FFA Convention

Kentucky FFA was well represented at the 87th Annual National FFA Convention, which was held October 29- November 1 in Louisville. An all-time record of 64,409 FFA members from across the United States attended the Convention, which is the largest youth organization gathering in the United States. Ruth Ann...

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...

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...

More than $2.2 million in Agricultural Development Funds Awarded: Agricultural Development Board invests in 23 agricultural diversification projects across the Commonwealth

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 21, 2012) – The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board (KADB), chaired by Governor Steve Beshear, today approved $2,251,164 in 23 agricultural diversification projects across the Commonwealth during its September board meeting. State and regional investments included: $33,255...