Across Kentucky – March 24, 2016

Four ‘beginning farmer loan’ approvals were just recently announced by the Ky Ag Finance Corporation, assisting young people in Breckinridge, Green, McLean, and Taylor Counties. KAFC director, Bill McCloskey talks about how this lower cost revenue source, funded by the tobacco settlement, can help...

Across Kentucky – October 16, 2015

A Campbellsville manufacturing company and a Taylor County poultry farm are on the program for a celebration of National Bio-energy Day, Oct 21. Tim Hughes with the Kentucky Department for Energy Development and Independence discusses the program and relative to the farm set, a successful effort at turning...

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 FFA Members Excel at National FFA Convention

Kentucky FFA was well represented at the 87th Annual National FFA Convention, which was held October 29- November 1 in Louisville. An all-time record of 64,409 FFA members from across the United States attended the Convention, which is the largest youth organization gathering in the United States. Ruth Ann...

Across Kentucky – September 24, 2014

The Tree Farmer of the Year field day is set for Oct 2 on the Taylor County farm of Harry and Karen Pelle. UK extension forester, Billy Thomas, says landowners are invited to check out some of the on-farm practices that make this farm a unique model for optimizing woodland...

Across Kentucky – July 11, 2014

From water misters and fans in the milking parlor to water beds for dairy cattle to rest more comfortably, participants in the Kentuckiana Dairy Exchange (July 29/30), will see several production innovations on a two-day farm tour in Taylor, Green, and Adair Counties. UK extension dairy specialist, Jeffrey...

Across Kentucky – May 14, 2014

In a week or so Kentucky’s county fair season will get kicked off with events in Boyle, Marshall, Russell, and Taylor Counties, with plenty more throughout the summer and into the fall. The Ky Ag Department’s Chris Caudill provides details on some of the unique local attractions from a Duck Dynasty...

Across Kentucky – May 1, 2014

Campbellsville University in Taylor County has long sought out Kentucky grown foods to use whenever possible, but university food services leader, Heath Hall, says they have now linked up with the Ky Ag Department and its “farm to campus” program. Already that connection has lead him to more farmers who...

Truly a “haven”, Adair County farm market caters to kids

Children, farm animals and farm life are high on Delaina Russell’s list of favorites, and it shows  in the business she operates on an Adair County farm. Usually with her three children in tow, she runs the market and agritourism activities at Heavenly Haven Farm, which is a participant in KFB’s...

Ninety-four high school students to attend Institute for Future Agriculture Leaders

Louisville, KY (June 5, 2013) – Summer vacation may be only beginning for most students, but that doesn’t mean Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) emphasis on education is slowing down. Ninety-four high school juniors from 60 counties across the state have accepted invitations to attend KFB’s 28th annual...

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