Across Kentucky – February 18, 2016

OAK, the Organic Association of Kentucky has its annual conference on tap for Shepherdsville, March 4 and 5. Feldhaus visits with OAK Chair, Mac Stone, about the conference and about some of the possibilities this type of production could provide for farmers with ‘traditional’ cropping...

Wight-Meyer, Old 502 Wineries Make History in Second Kentucky Commonwealth Competition

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Wight-Meyer Vineyard and Winery of Shepherdsville became the first Kentucky winery to win the Commissioner’s Cup for the top Kentucky wine in more than one category at the 2014 Kentucky Commonwealth Commercial Wine Competition & Commissioner’s Cup on Saturday in Lexington. “In...

Sales top a record $1.14 million at the 2014 Beef Expo

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Beef cattle buyers spent a record $1,141,175 on 448 lots at the 2014 Kentucky Farm Bureau Beef Expo Feb. 28-March 2 at the Kentucky Exposition Center. The average of $2,547.27 per head also set a record, the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s Division of Show and Fair Promotion...

Across Kentucky – December 11, 2013

A report on the “year round” nature of greenhouse and bedding plant operations which at this time of year are already planning for and planting crops for the big rush this spring. Kathy Wiley, the greenhouse manager for Country Corner Greenhouse and Nursery in Shepherdsville talks about their strategies...

Joe Raley honored for Distinguished Service to Farm Bureau

Louisville, KY (December 6, 2013) – Bullitt County farmer Joe Raley 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 94th annual meeting at the Galt House Hotel, receiving an engraved watch and a...