Across Kentucky – March 8, 2016

As farm license plate holders continue to renew their plates in the month of March, Ky FFA Foundation Executive Director, Sheldon, McKinney, discusses the importance of making additional “ag tag” donations at County Clerk’s Offices. She says that netted about $180,000 for FFA last year shared between...

Across Kentucky – November 23, 2015

Kentucky FFA members and chapters did quite well in many categories of competitions during the recent convention of the National FFA organization in Louisville. Matt Chaliff, Executive Secretary of FFA in Kentucky provided a few...

Kentucky Farm Bureau at the Kentucky State Fair

By: Becky Kinder The 2015 Kentucky State Fair is officially in the books! By all accounts it looks as if this could be a record breaking year; with great activities, concerts and weather. It was a state fair that dreams could be made of. Each year nearly 600,000 people attend the event making it the...

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...

Across Kentucky – June 10, 2014

The 85th annual convention of the Kentucky FFA is underway today through Thursday in Lexington. Executive Secretary of the group, Matt Chaliff, discusses the health of the organization, the funding challenges presented by a bare bones state budget, and the tremendous support the organization enjoys from the...

Across Kentucky – June 5, 2014

The 85th state convention of Kentucky FFA is on tap for next week in Lexington. Feldhaus visits with Matt Chaliff, Ky Association FFA Executive Secretary, who discusses the strength of the organization, its continuing impact on youth interested in food sciences and natural resources, and that kids in the...

Across Kentucky – March 25, 2014

From 2012 to 2013, the state’s Ag Tag Donation program has doubled its revenue impact for 4-H, FFA, and Kentucky Proud. Keith Roger’s Executive Director of the Kentucky 4-H Foundation says March is typically the month for farm tag renewals and he’s encouraging farmers to keep up that support of these...

It’s National FFA Week!

When an even numbered year rolls around that can only mean one thing, The Olympic Games.  This event dates back to the eight century in Olympia, Greece.  The Olympics are a time for athletes with diverse backgrounds to gather in one location, competing against the best in the world. Starting off as an...

Joe Raley honored for Distinguished Service to Farm Bureau

Louisville, KY (December 6, 2013) – Bullitt County farmer Joe Raley has been named winner of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) annual award for Distinguished Service to Farm Bureau. He was honored at the organization’s 94th annual meeting at the Galt House Hotel, receiving an engraved watch and a...

Comer: ‘The state of Kentucky is outstanding’

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer hailed a banner year for Kentucky agriculture and laid out a vision of effective government that works with the private sector in his annual State of Kentucky Agriculture address today during the Commodity Luncheon at Kentucky Farm Bureau’s...

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