Across Kentucky – February 5, 2016

Several county Farm Bureau leaders will be put into service next week to share success stories with farm leaders from other communities. David Campbell of Lincoln County talks about an issue surfacing several years ago in their county that had to do with significant losses to cattle herds there from flocks...

Across Kentucky – January 5, 2016

The Summit Meat Processing Facility will likely be on line in Pulaski County by the end of February. Company president, Kyle Turpen, says they plan to not only process livestock but to assist local farmers in marketing it, to some degree. Turpen says county ag development funds from Pulaski, Lincoln, and...

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...

Young Farmer Conference . . .

The two-day event featured workshops, tours of local attractions, guest speakers and plenty of fellowship. Presiding was Alan Hubble of Lincoln County, the new chairman of the young farmer committee. KFB President Mark Haney addressed the group at a luncheon and was quick to note that Kentucky’s young...

Jack Trumbo named “Farmer of the Year”

Louisville, KY (December 5, 2014) – Jack Trumbo, a 64-year farming veteran of Shelby County, was honored as the 2014 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) “Farmer of the Year” during the organization’s 95th annual meeting in Louisville. Each year, KFB recognizes an individual whose efforts not only strengthen...

Cody Lee Burke and Lilly Robertson win Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth contest

Louisville, KY (December 5, 2014) – Cody Lee Burke of Fleming County, and Lilly Robertson of Logan County were awarded top honors in the 2014 Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth contest. Both winners were recognized during the December 4 general session of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 95th annual meeting, held...

2014 “Farmer of the Year” finalists named

Louisville, KY (October 29, 2014) – The competitive field for one of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) top honors is now down to its three finalists as preliminary judging of the 2014 “Farmer of the Year” award is complete. Ronnie Cooper of Lincoln County, Keith Lowry of Graves County, and Jack Trumbo of...

Across Kentucky – August 11, 2014

Due to tough economic times in general and strong cattle prices in the last few years, we’re seeing more instances of cattle rustling taking place in Kentucky. Feldhaus talks with Lincoln County extension agent, Dan Grigson, about that growing trend and what measures farmers can take to reduce the risk of...

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...

Across Kentucky – April 16, 2013

The application deadline for high school juniors to participate in the Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders is drawing near. Past participant, Matt Anderson, an ag educator at Lincoln County High School is a past participant and promoter of the program which he feels changed his personal career path in...

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