Across Kentucky – September 16, 2015

Right now is the time period for average consumers to order tree seedlings from the Ky Division of Forestry. Division Director, Leah MacSwords, talks about their nurseries in Morgan and Marshall Counties, the species available and their costs, and that the Division will help advise anyone who wants to select...

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...

Across Kentucky – November 7, 2014

An update on the State Division of Forestry’s two tree seedling nursery facilities located in Morgan and Marshall Counties. Division director, Leah MacSwords, discusses the function and importance of these operations and how the average citizen can utilize their...

Across Kentucky – October 22, 2014

After sustaining tremendous damage from the tornado of 2012 in Morgan County, the State Division of Forestry’s seedling nursery in West Liberty is back on line and ready for orders. The division’s state director, Leah MacSwords, talks about the long road back and about the resource their Morgan and...

Across Kentucky – May 14, 2014

In a week or so Kentucky’s county fair season will get kicked off with events in Boyle, Marshall, Russell, and Taylor Counties, with plenty more throughout the summer and into the fall. The Ky Ag Department’s Chris Caudill provides details on some of the unique local attractions from a Duck Dynasty...

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...

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 – March 6, 2013

A feature report about a Marshall County couple involved in poultry production and how they’ve utilized their chicken litter, recycling it, turning it into a very effective compost. Diana Johnson with WP Ranch says their product is very popular with gardeners in the region and that March and April are...

Kentucky 4-H celebrates National Youth Science Day

VERSAILLES, Ky., (Oct. 11, 2012) – An oil spill had contaminated Bailey Beach, and it was up to a team of young engineers to design and construct a barrier capable of containing the spill and a robot capable of cleaning it up as quickly as possible. This was the premise of the 2012 National 4-H Youth...