Across Kentucky – December 30, 2014

A feature with Bland Baird, advisor to the Spencer County chapter of FFA, as they embark on a fund raising effort to send their dairy judging team to an international competition in Scotland in 2015. The Spencer group recently won top honors in that category at the national FFA convention held in...

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 – October 28, 2014

The national FFA convention opens in Louisville this Wednesday (Oct 29-Nov 1) with some 63,000 youngsters from across the country participating. Linda Edwards with the Ky Convention Center discusses the challenges of hosting such a huge event, and she talks about efforts to keep Louisville in the host...

Across Kentucky – October 23, 2014

Feldhaus visits with Ky State Fair Board officials about their plans to improve this year’s national FFA convention experience for some 60,000 blue-jacketed youngsters arriving in Louisville next week. One of the biggest challenges from last year was improving cyber world...

Across Kentucky – December 2, 2013

A special feature with a Shelby County FFA member who started selling eggs as a youngster in the local community to make a little spending money, and now for Chelsey Schlosnagle that enterprise has grown into an agri-business career and earned for her the designation as American Star in Agribusiness at the...

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...

FFA Convention has a rousing send-off

KFB Executive Vice President David S. Beck was the host of a widely-publicized October 2 kickoff news conference for the National FFA Convention. A former state FFA officer from the Lyon County chapter, Beck served as Chairman of the Host Committee for the 86th annual National FFA Convention which was held...

KEC’s North Wing named for Harold Workman

Agriculture interests have ensured that Harold Workman’s many contributions to the industry won’t be forgotten after he retires at the end of this year as the long-time President and Chief Executive Officer of the Kentucky State Fair Board. Thanks to a project spearheaded by a recognition committee...