Across Kentucky – January 28, 2016

A special report with the unofficial “sweet potato queen of Kentucky,” Morgan County extension agent, Sarah Fannin. For about five years now she’s been involved in a project to explore sweet potato production in her region as an alternative to tobacco. It seems to be going well with dozens of growers...

Across Kentucky – November 27, 2015

A feature report with Daviess County’s Wes Poole one of the three finalists in the statewide Outstanding Young Farm Family Contest. Poole says he and Jennifer started with only 20 acres but through wise management and thoughtful decision making have grown that into a diverse 625 acre operation growing...

Across Kentucky – November 17, 2015

Feldhaus profiles another of the top three finalists in the Outstanding Young Farm Family contest, Brad and Karen Hines of Hart County. The couple began with purchase of a 113-acre farm at auction in 2005 and has grown that into a 1,350-acre operation, raising beef cattle, alfalfa, corn, soybeans, tobacco...

Across Kentucky – November 11, 2015

A feature report highlighting Scott and Shea Lowe of Calloway County, selected as one of the three finalists in Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Outstanding Young Farm Family competition. A first generation farmer, Scott started in 2000 leasing two acres to raise dark tobacco on a 50-50 split with a farm neighbor....

2015 Outstanding Young Farm Family finalists named

Louisville, KY (October 5, 2015) – Preliminary judging for the 2015 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) “Outstanding Young Farm Family” competition is complete and three finalists have been named for this prestigious honor: Brad and Karen Hines of Hart County, Scott and Shea Lowe of Calloway County, and Wesley...

Across Kentucky – August 12, 2015

A feature report with the Ky Ag Department’s Executive Director of Marketing with special focus on the Kentucky Proud program.  Kristen Branscum testified before the General Assembly’s Ag Oversight Committee about the return on investment of tobacco settlement dollars to boost farm...

Across Kentucky – July 27, 2015

An update on the advancements being made in the agricultural use of UAV’s, unmanned aerial vehicles, will be on this Thursday’s agenda of the Corn, Soybean, and Tobacco Field day at UK’s Princeton research facility. Feldhaus visits with ag engineer Mike Sama about FAA regs now under review and on the...

Tobacco oversight panel looks at county agricultural investment

Frankfort, KY (June 3, 2015)—New county agricultural cost share dollars are being rolled out across Kentucky, with over $1.69 million approved last month for programs in 12 tobacco dependent counties. The $1,692,296 in new County Agricultural Investment Program, or CAIP, funds were approved by the state...

Kentucky Farm Bureau Reports – June 2015

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

Bill Waggener recognized for Distinguished Service to Farm Bureau

Louisville, KY (December 5, 2014) – Mercer County farmer James W. “Bill” Waggener 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 95th annual meeting at the Galt House Hotel, receiving an engraved...

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