Across Kentucky – January 29, 2016

Fruit and vegetable growers always have their eyes on winter weather especially as it may impact the survival of the coming season’s apple and peach crops. Feldhaus visits with orchard operator Don Haney of Pulaski County who says last winter’s harsh temperatures wiped out their entire peach crop, but...

Across Kentucky – January 5, 2016

The Summit Meat Processing Facility will likely be on line in Pulaski County by the end of February. Company president, Kyle Turpen, says they plan to not only process livestock but to assist local farmers in marketing it, to some degree. Turpen says county ag development funds from Pulaski, Lincoln, and...

Kentucky Farm Bureau to host “Measure the Candidates” forum for Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture

Louisville, KY (September 23, 2015) – The Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Board of Directors will host the state’s Commissioner of Agriculture candidates Jean-Marie Lawson Spann (D) and Ryan Quarles (R) at a “Measure the Candidates” forum on Tuesday, October 6, in Louisville. The event – held at the KFB...

Agricultural and rural issues on center stage during gubernatorial “Measure the Candidates” forum

Louisville, KY (July 23, 2015) – Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) Board of Directors met today with gubernatorial candidates Jack Conway and Matt Bevin to discuss positions on issues affecting the state’s agriculture industry. Conway (D) and Bevin (R) fielded questions from the KFB leaders and explained...

Kentucky Farm Bureau hosting Jack Conway and Matt Bevin for “Measure the Candidates” forum on July 23

Louisville, KY (July 13, 2015) – The Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Board of Directors will host gubernatorial candidates Jack Conway (D) and Matt Bevin (R) at a “Measure the Candidates” forum on Thursday, July 23, in Louisville. The event – held at the KFB state headquarters at 10 a.m. ET – provides...

Agriculture takes center stage as consumers drive local food movement

By: Mark Haney KFB calls itself “The Voice of Agriculture” because it is the only organization representing all farmers – big or small.  We have county leaders growing everything from A (alfalfa) to Z (zucchini). Me and my brother, Don, have an apple orchard, retail market and cattle in Pulaski...

Across Kentucky – June 17, 2015

A special feature report with a Pulaski County veterinarian who was quite skilled in the art and science of caring for animals, but not very well versed as a business person. Reluctant to open his own practice, Dr. Tim VanDerPloeg called on KCARD to offer some advice on the how to open his own business and...

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...

Kentucky Farm Bureau Reports – June 2015

  On this edition we visit a dairy farm to celebrate June as National Dairy...

Across Kentucky – May 27, 2015

One in five Americans will likely develop some form of skin cancer this year and a Somerset dermatologist says we can all take action to avoid that with common sense steps to reduce sun exposure.  Featured is Dr. Brian Baker with Dermatology of Southern...

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