KFB President Mark Haney announces formation of Water Management Working Group

Louisville, KY (December 5, 2014) – Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney announced today the formation of a task force to develop recommendations for enhancing water resources for agricultural production in the state. The Pulaski County farmer introduced a 20-member “Water Management Working...

Across Kentucky – May 9, 2014

The final in a feature report series with the Ky Ag department’s Warren Beeler who discusses the progress being made in the state’s agricultural effort. He points to the Ag Development Fund and its impact leading to higher farm efficiencies and greater protection of the environment...

Across Kentucky – April 18, 2014

Kentucky’s agriculture continues to evolve, according to the Ky Ag Department’s, Warren Beeler, who makes the case that ag production here is ‘greener’ than ever, and also talks about recently developed economic opportunities for medium and smaller-sized farmers to make a go of it on a contract...

Across Kentucky – April 11, 2014

Warren Beeler is the Ky Ag Department’s Director of Ag Policy and spoke recently to the Louisville Ag Club. His assessment of the progress and potential of Kentucky agriculture has application to every county in the state, for rural and urban residents...

Fayette County Legislative Dinner . . . .

Fayette County farmers literally have been on the outside looking in as Lexington’s urban sprawl has moved toward their farms. But when it comes to having representation in community affairs, Fayette County FB has been an “insider” working for those farm families. For years, the Fayette County FB...

UKAg Animal and Food Sciences recognizes ag leaders

BY AIMEE NIELSON The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment Department of Animal and Food Sciences annually recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the department and to Kentucky animal agriculture. This year the department inducted Warren Beeler into...

Comer appoints ag legend Warren Beeler to key leadership position at KDA

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Agriculture Commissioner James Comer has appointed accomplished agriculture leader Warren Beeler to Director of Agriculture Policy at the Kentucky Department of Agriculture. Beeler, who has served the KDA for more than 14 years in livestock marketing and shows and fairs positions, will...