Mercer County Farm Bureau honored as Kentucky Farm Bureau’s 2015 “Top County”

Louisville, KY (December 4, 2015) – Recognized for its outstanding programming and for having a positive impact on both the community and its membership, Mercer County Farm Bureau was honored as Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) “Top County” in 2015. This is the first time Mercer County has won the award....

Benjamin Pinkston and Reagan Miller win Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth contest

Louisville, KY (December 4, 2015) – Benjamin Pinkston of Mercer County, and Reagan Miller of Warren County were awarded top honors in the 2015 Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth contest. Both winners were recognized during the December 3 general session of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 96th annual meeting,...

Across Kentucky – September 18, 2015

A feature report with Mercer County sheep producer, Jim Mansfield, also serving as president of the Ky Sheep and Wool Producers Association. Slowly but surely more retail outlets are beginning to stock lamb products across the state. Feldhaus visited with Mansfield when he was at a major state fair food...

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...

KFB Reports – January 2015

In this edition we travel to Louisville for the 95th Kentucky Farm Bureau Annual...

Chris and Rebekah Pierce named Kentucky Farm Bureau’s 2014 Outstanding Young Farm Family

Louisville, KY (December 5, 2014) – Chris and Rebekah Pierce of Pulaski County were honored as Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 2014 “Outstanding Young Farm Family” during the organization’s 95th annual meeting in Louisville. Each year KFB awards this distinction to a couple under age 35 who has...

Bill Waggener recognized for Distinguished Service to Farm Bureau

Louisville, KY (December 5, 2014) – Mercer County farmer James W. “Bill” Waggener has been named winner of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) annual award for Distinguished Service to Farm Bureau. He was honored at the organization’s 95th annual meeting at the Galt House Hotel, receiving an engraved...

Butler County Farm Bureau honored as Kentucky Farm Bureau’s 2014 “Top County”

Louisville, KY (December 5, 2014) – Recognized for its outstanding programming and for having a positive impact on both the community and its membership, Butler County Farm Bureau was honored as Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) “Top County” in 2014. This is the second year in a row that Butler County won...

Dr. Garry Lacefield receives 2014 Farm Public Relations Award

Louisville, KY (December 5, 2014) – Dr. Garry Lacefield, a forage extension specialist and professor of plant and soil sciences for the University of Kentucky, is the recipient of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s 29th annual Farm Public Relations Award. He was recognized on December 4 during the general session of...

Across Kentucky – November 25, 2014

A special report on the third finalist in Farm Bureau’s Outstanding Young Farm Family contest, Zack and Tiffany Ison of Mercer County. Starting with 10 acres of tobacco and a 37-acre rented pasture, they’ve grown into a 1,350 acre farm with diversified crops. The contest winner will be named Dec 5 at the...

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