Across Kentucky – November 20, 2015

Kentucky grain growers can get the jump on the 2016 production season by attending one of three Early Bird Grain Grower meetings set for Nov 23, Nov 24, and Dec 7, in Graves, Union and Hardin Counties respectively. Graves County extension agent, Trent Murdock, says growers in his region have turned out in...

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...

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...

Chris and Rebekah Pierce named Kentucky Farm Bureau’s 2014 Outstanding Young Farm Family

Louisville, KY (December 5, 2014) – Chris and Rebekah Pierce of Pulaski County were honored as Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 2014 “Outstanding Young Farm Family” during the organization’s 95th annual meeting in Louisville. Each year KFB awards this distinction to a couple under age 35 who has...

Butler County Farm Bureau honored as Kentucky Farm Bureau’s 2014 “Top County”

Louisville, KY (December 5, 2014) – Recognized for its outstanding programming and for having a positive impact on both the community and its membership, Butler County Farm Bureau was honored as Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) “Top County” in 2014. This is the second year in a row that Butler County won...

Across Kentucky – November 21, 2014

The second in a three-part installment featuring, Union County’s Dustin and Tammy White of Union County, one of the top three finalists in Farm Bureau’s Outstanding Young Farm Family competition. Dustin talks about his role in the nearly 14,000-acre operation, and Tammy discusses how their 2-year-old and...

Three finalists named for 2014 Outstanding Young Farm Family contest

Louisville, KY (October 1, 2014) – Preliminary judging for Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 2014 “Outstanding Young Farm Family” competition is now complete and three finalists have been named for this prestigious honor: Zack and Tiffany Ison of Mercer County, Chris and Rebekah Pierce of Pulaski County,...

Young farmer summer outing . . .

The summer outing for KFB’s young farmers and their families was based in Elizabethtown and featured tours of some award-winning farms in Hardin, LaRue and Hart counties, as well as visits to signature locales like Glendale, Maker’s Mark Distillery and My Old Kentucky Home. There also was business to...

Shane and Mary Courtney named Kentucky Farm Bureau’s 2013 Outstanding Young Farm Family

Louisville, KY (December 6, 2013) – Shane and Mary Courtney of Shelby County were honored as Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 2013 “Outstanding Young Farm Family” during the organization’s 94th annual meeting in Louisville. Each year KFB awards this distinction to a couple under age 35 who has...

Across Kentucky – November 8, 2013

Dustin and Tammy White of Union County have been selected as one of the top three finalists in Farm Bureau’s Outstanding Young Farm Family Contest. The couple are part of a multi-generational, 14,000 acre family farm producing hay, straw, yellow and white corn, soybeans and seed beans, and over 850 head of...

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