Across Kentucky – January 12, 2016

Dr. Tony Brannon discusses Murray State University’s hosting of the 12th annual Soybean Promotion Day, Jan 19, at the university’s CFSP Center. One feature of the program will be a Georgia farmer who’s broken national yield records in both corn and...

Farm to Campus gives students a taste of Kentucky

By: Ray Bowman Amanda Langlitz grew up on a 300-acre farm in New York where her family raised produce. Now she is the General Manager of food services at Transylvania University where she works closely with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s Farm to Campus program to help Transy students connect to...

Across Kentucky – September 2, 2015

An update report on how the regional ag schools are doing across the state. If Murray State is any indication, they’re going strong and their graduates have excellent records in finding employment after degree work is done. MSU’S Hutson School of Agriculture dean, Dr. Tony Brannon, discusses their new...

Kentucky Farm Bureau Reports – July 2015

On this edition we show KFB’s commitment to our youth at events like IFAL and the FFA Convention.

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 – January 15, 2015

A market analyst and a agricultural futurist are on tap for next Tuesday’s Soybean Appreciation Day (Jan 20) at Murray State University. Dr. Tony Brannon says the event is tremendously popular among grain growers in the region, and in just eleven years attendance has grown to capacity of MSU’s CFSB...

10 Reasons why YOU should participate in LEAD.

Being new to Hardin County I was asked to apply for the LEAD program, with a little hesitation and thinking that I had been in the professional world for ten years, I applied and was accepted. I can say as we enter graduation there should have never been any hesitation. The LEAD program has built my...

Across Kentucky – November 5, 2014

Murray State University unveiled its state-of-the-art bio-burner which utilizes bio-fuels, even some waste products, in a heating system for its equine training center. Dean of MSU’s Hutson School of Agriculture, Dr. Tony Brannon, discusses the features of the system and its potential uses in many other...

Across Kentucky – October 15, 2014

Murray State University is the eighth institution of higher learning to become a partner in the Ky Ag Department’s Ky Proud Farm to Campus effort. Hutson Ag School Dean, Tony Brannon, says they’re well suited to boost the number of Ky Proud products at the campus book store and in food service...

New Breathitt Vet Center has groundbreaking

A groundbreaking took place last month for a new Breathitt Veterinary Center in Hopkinsville. The project was a KFB priority issue for several years prior to the General Assembly authorizing funding during this year’s legislative session. KFB President Mark Haney and Executive Committee colleagues Fritz...

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