Across Kentucky – February 1, 2016

A report on one small dairy farm’s investment in a “robotic milker.” It sounds a little futuristic but they’ve been in use for years, and Warren County’s Carl Chaney feels like the new system will significantly increase the efficiency of his operation. The purchase was made possible, he says,...

Benjamin Pinkston and Reagan Miller win Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth contest

Louisville, KY (December 4, 2015) – Benjamin Pinkston of Mercer County, and Reagan Miller of Warren County were awarded top honors in the 2015 Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth contest. Both winners were recognized during the December 3 general session of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 96th annual meeting,...

Across Kentucky – October 28, 2015

A feature report with Chip Willingham of Just Piddling Farm located at the corner of Simpson, Logan, and Warren Counties. He views his roadside market pumpkin patch and bakery as a community asset. He also shares that it all came to be as an idea from his daughter about ten years ago, and the whole operation...

Across Kentucky – July 2, 2015

The nomination period for individuals interested in serving on county Farm Service Agency committees is now underway, running through August 4. Feldhaus visits with Warren County farmer Tom Tucker who’s now in his second term on the committee serving Warren and Edmonson Counties and says his time...

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...

A New View of Washington D.C.

Last week, my family and I made the trek to Washington, D.C. with 207 other dedicated Kentucky Farm Bureau members for the annual Congressional Tour. As a member of the 2015–2016 LEAD program, I was invited to represent district 2 as we spoke to our congressional delegates and made sure that they...

KFB Reports – February 2015

In this edition we recap KFB’s participation in the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 96th Annual Convention held in San Diego,...

Across Kentucky – August 29, 2014

Feldhaus visits with a Kentucky Center for Ag and Rural Development case worker, Brent Lackey on a profile of how a Warren County farm family successfully utilized their services for a feasibility study. Lackey says they provided a fresh, unbiased pair of eyes to pencil out for an entire year how the...

Across Kentucky – March 17, 2014

 “Managing Poo, Begins with You,” is the catchy lead on a recent news release about a series of dairy farmer meetings focused on the environment and the states’ ag water quality program. Terri Atkins, with the Ky Dairy Development Council comments on upcoming meetings in Christian, Warren, Metcalfe...

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...

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