Kentucky Farm Bureau Efforts Lead to HB 529 Passage

While approximately three-quarters of the earth is covered in water, a very small percentage of that is considered to be consumable. Factoring in the growing world population, the threat of water shortages, especially in times of drought, becomes a real concern in many regions of the world. The United States...

Farmers across Kentucky Celebrate National Agriculture Day

Louisville, KY (March 14, 2016) ? Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) joins the Agriculture Council of America (ACA) and farming organizations across the country to celebrate National Agriculture Day on March 15. This day has been set aside annually since 1973 to highlight the many ways America?s food system improves...

Across Kentucky – February 22, 2016

Some 250 Kentucky farmers will be in Washington D.C. this week meeting with the state’s Congressional delegation to discuss issues relevant to agriculture. Ky Farm Bureau President, Mark Haney, says topics to be covered range from the environment to progress on the latest free trade...

Across Kentucky – February 10, 2016

A report on Kentucky Farm Bureau’s recent honor at the American Farm Bureau convention in Orlando, as the state group was honored with the New Horizon award. State organization president, Mark Haney, says Kentucky was recognized for its successful efforts working with state and national wildlife agencies...

January 21, 2016 Legislative Report No. 4 – Kentucky General Assembly

Today marks the twelfth legislative day of the 2016 session of the Kentucky General Assembly. To date there have been a total of 185 Senate bills and resolutions and 347 House bills and resolutions introduced.  Due to the inclement weather forecast the Kentucky General Assembly will not convene Friday,...

Across Kentucky – January 4, 2016

A report on what farmers have on their priority list for the 2016 session of the General Assembly. Following the Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in December that group’s president, Mark Haney, says farmers have at the top of their list maintaining 50% of Master Settlement Agreement funds for rebuilding ag...

KFB President Mark Haney Acknowledges “A Good Thing Growing” in Kentucky during Annual Address

Louisville, KY (December 4, 2015) –Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) President Mark Haney addressed the organization’s 96th annual meeting today with positive news about continued growth for KFB, solid agricultural production news, a welcome to a new governor and agriculture commissioner and a thank you to...

Across Kentucky – December 2, 2015

The first annual report from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Water Management Working Group is on tap for this week during the group’s annual meeting. Farm Bureau President Mark Haney explains the purpose of the group and its effort to bring together all interested parties to begin to plan for how to deal with...

Madison County’s Pumpkin Vine Creek LLC selected as a national semi-finalist for AFBF Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge

Louisville, KY (October 7, 2015) – Robin Mason of Pumpkin Vine Creek LLC in Madison County was named one of 10 national semi-finalists in the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge today, receiving a check for $10,000 in startup funds for her high-placing finish. On behalf...

Across Kentucky – October 5, 2015

A preview report as both candidates for commissioner of agriculture will meet with the Farm Bureau board of directors at the group’s Measure the Candidates forum in Louisville this Tuesday. Farm group president, Mark Haney, comments on the importance of this office and the need for all citizens to learn...

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