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...

Across Kentucky – May 15, 2015

We discuss the beautiful yellow fields of Canola, the growth of the winter cover crop in Kentucky and how it is processed. Robert Davis with Hart Agstrong also discusses the new Canola processing facility in Todd County and possible expansion plans for the...

Butler County Farm Bureau honored as Kentucky Farm Bureau’s 2013 “Top County”

Louisville, KY (December 6, 2013) – In a competition measuring the total impact of a county Farm Bureau’s programming, Butler County Farm Bureau has emerged as the overall winner for 2013. Butler County’s leaders received a trophy today at the 94th Kentucky Farm Bureau annual meeting, held at the Galt...

Brumfield Farms thrives on diverse production

Hopkins County farmer Shawn Brumfield expresses a bit of amazement when reflecting on the family farm operation. “We’re so diversified . . .you’d think no one would be so crazy to do what we do,” he said matter-of-factly. Throw in a herd of cattle or a couple broiler houses and it truly would be...

During June dairy month, Comer celebrates a dairy industry that changes with the times

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky’s dairy farmers and processors provide dairy products that supply calcium, protein, vitamins, and minerals. But many do even more, Agriculture Commissioner James Comer said as he commemorated June Dairy Month in Kentucky. “Kentucky’s dairy farms have adapted to keep going in...

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...

Across Kentucky – December 11, 2012

A report on a $220,000 ag development grant awarded to the Hopkinsville Surface & Stormwater Utility to do a water quality study of the Little River Basin covering Christian, Todd and Trigg Counties. Local agri-business leader Brian Lacefield has been in charge of project fund raising and explains its...

More than $3.6 million in Agricultural Development Funds awarded Agricultural Development Board invests in 12 agricultural diversification projects across the Commonwealth

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 16, 2012) – The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board (KADB), chaired by Governor Steve Beshear, today approved $3,640,326 in 12 agricultural diversification projects across the Commonwealth during its November board meeting.   State and regional investments...

Nearly $2 million in Agricultural Development Funds Awarded

SLADE, Ky. (Oct. 19, 2012) – The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board (KADB), chaired by Governor Steve Beshear, today approved $1,947,966 in 38 agricultural diversification projects across the Commonwealth during its October board meeting at Natural Bridge State Park. State and regional investments...