Across Kentucky – November 30, 2015

A preview report of this week’s 96th annual meeting of the Ky Farm Bureau Federation. Farm group CEO, David Beck, talks about guest speakers that range from Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell to the commentator of the US Farm Report television program. And the state’s Outstanding Young Farm Family...

Kentucky Farm Bureau ready to host 96th Annual Meeting

Louisville, KY (November 20, 2015) – More than 1,500 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) members from across the state will gather for the organization’s 96th annual meeting December 2-5 at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky. Delegates from all of the state’s 120 counties assemble for the four-day...

Grand Champion Ham won with $400,000 charitable bid at 52nd annual Country Ham Breakfast & Auction

Louisville, KY (August 27, 2015) – On a stage set to celebrate the Commonwealth’s deep agricultural roots, Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 52nd annual Country Ham Breakfast & Auction concluded this morning with a show-stealing $400,000 bid for the Kentucky State Fair’s Grand Champion Ham. After a...

52nd Kentucky Country Ham Breakfast & Auction places agriculture, politics and philanthropy on center stage

Louisville, KY (August 17, 2015) – The Kentucky Country Ham Breakfast & Auction, a large-scale celebration of the Commonwealth’s deep agricultural roots, returns for its 52nd year as the official kickoff to Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Day at the Kentucky State Fair. This ticketed event begins at 7:30...

Kentucky Farm Bureau policy development process continues as 280 members head to nation’s capitol with agricultural priority issues

Louisville, KY (February 17, 2015) – Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) volunteer leaders continue the organization’s grassroots policy development process this month as they head to Washington, D.C., with their list of 2015 national priority issues and a willingness to serve as “The Voice of Kentucky...

Ag proposal developed for SOAR project

Access to capital, availability of land and developing local food systems are among the key issues for agriculture contained in a committee report for the Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) initiative. Those recommendations will be among those from 10 committees reporting at a February 16 “summit”...

Kentucky Farm Bureau sets priority issues for 2015 legislative session

Louisville, KY (December 6, 2014) – With state road fund revenue expected to decline markedly in 2015, Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) is placing a priority on working with the General Assembly to ensure adequate funding is available to maintain rural roads. KFB concluded its 95th annual meeting today with its...

Kentucky Farm Bureau ready to host 95th Annual Meeting

Louisville, KY (November 19, 2014) – More than 1,500 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) members from across the state will gather for the organization’s 95th annual meeting December 3-6 at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky. Delegates from all of the state’s 120 counties assemble for the four-day...

2014 US Senate Election Guide

2014 U.S. Senate Questionnaire Farm Policy A strong agricultural base is essential to any nation’s long-term success and security. Farmers in the United States produce the world’s safest, most abundant and most economical supply of food and fiber. Agriculture also plays a significant role in the...

McConnell and Grimes go head-to-head at Kentucky Farm Bureau’s “Measure the Candidates” forum

Louisville, KY (August 20, 2014) – Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) Board of Directors met today with U.S. Senate candidates Mitch McConnell and Alison Lundergan Grimes to discuss positions on issues affecting the state’s agriculture industry, farm families and rural communities. Senate Republican Leader...

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