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...

Across Kentucky – October 26, 2015

Some 60,000 FFA members and guests will be swarming Louisville this week as the ag-based youth leadership group hosts its national convention this Wednesday through Saturday at the Kentucky Exposition Center. Ky FFA Executive Director, Matt Chaliff, says the gathering has a special significance for Kentucky...

Across Kentucky – December 25, 2014

Feldhaus has the second of a two-part report on the tremendous showing that Ky FFA turned in during the recent national FFA convention held in Louisville. Ky FFA Executive Director, Matt Chaliff, provides a few more of the teams and individuals who brought home national honors for Ky...

Across Kentucky – December 3, 2014

The national convention of FFA hosted in Louisville a few days back saw a record attendance and an impressive showing by Kentucky members in national honors and competitions. Ky FFA Executive Director Matt Chaliff says Kentucky youngsters made a strong showing and Louisville got high marks as the national...

Gov. Beshear expands State Fair Board membership

Frankfort, KY (October 6, 2014) – Governor Steve Beshear today expanded the membership of the Kentucky State Fair Board from 15 members to 19, adding representation from local tourism and agribusiness. Two nonvoting student members were also added. The Fair Board oversees operations for the Kentucky...

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 12, 2014

FFA, 4-H, and Kentucky Proud have teamed up to produce a new public service announcement to remind farmers about the “ag tag donation program” that benefits all through groups. FFA Executive Secretary, Matt Chaliff, talks about the effort and how they secured the voice of Paul Harvey from his “And God...

Across Kentucky – November 18, 2013

Kentucky FFA youngsters did the state quite proud at the national organization’s convention held recently in Louisville. Matt Chaliff, Executive Secretary of the Ky Association FFA runs down the national awards and honors earned by chapters and individuals from across the...

Across Kentucky – February 21, 2013

A report on that ‘year of the farmer’ super bowl commercial using the voice of the late Paul Harvey and a very subtle message from Dodge. The spot was a major hit with farmers across the country and Ky FFA Executive Director Matt Chaliff says you can hear it any time on FFA.org, and every time there’s...