Across Kentucky – November 16, 2015

A feature report with a Lawrence County maple syrup producer, Keith Moore, who has been developing this product for about three years now. He discusses the fact that this might be an additional income source for any number of Kentucky farmers; and talks about his experiences. He sells out every season and is...

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...

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 – April 24, 2013

CAIP, the County Ag Investment Program, offers counties the chance for cost share funding that can be specifically tailored for their unique ag income enhancement opportunities. In Lawrence County that shows up in improvements made in the local beef herd and in brand new income opportunities through...

The business of growing . .County Farm Bureaus in the mix with ag development initiative

County Agricultural Development Councils have been on a hot seat ever since the state’s historic agricultural development initiative got underway in 2001. The county councils, which include dozens of Farm Bureau leaders throughout the state, are charged with the responsibility of submitting project...

More than $500,000 invested in 22 agricultural diversification projects across the Commonwealth

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 15, 2013) – Today the Kentucky Agricultural Development Board (KADB), chaired by Governor Steve Beshear, approved $505,344 for 22 county agricultural diversification projects across the Commonwealth during its February board meeting at the Franklin County Cooperative Extension...

Nearly $2 million in Agricultural Development Funds Awarded

SLADE, Ky. (Oct. 19, 2012) – The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board (KADB), chaired by Governor Steve Beshear, today approved $1,947,966 in 38 agricultural diversification projects across the Commonwealth during its October board meeting at Natural Bridge State Park. State and regional investments...