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2010


February 2010
The General Assembly’s effort to address Kentucky’s sizable budget deficit has KFB’s legislative team looking to protect agriculture programs from funding cuts and farm families from regressive taxes.    February 2010 [ more... ]
 
March 2010
More than a hundred farmers from throughout the state came to a Senate Agriculture Committee meeting in Frankfort last month to show support for legislation creating a system for establishing livestock care standards in the state. March 2010 pdf [ more... ]
 
April 2010
The KFB community was shaken by the March 15 passing of First Vice President John C. Hendricks. The Clark County farmer was admired and respected for his devotion to issues affecting the quality of life for farm families.   April 2010 [ more... ]
 
May 2010
KFB’s top priority for the 2010 legislative session was achieved with passage of a law creating a system for establishing livestock care standards. The measure started out as a Senate bill (SB 105) but was eventually merged into House Bill [ more... ]
 
June 2010
In a fascinating new book, leading agricultural economist Patrick Westhoff gives an inside look into what really causes large swings in food prices and what factors are likely to cause them to rise and fall in the future. The Economics of [ more... ]
 
August 2010
KFB Day at the State Fair is Thursday, August 26 with a full schedule of activities for members. The 47th Annual Kentucky Country Ham Breakfast and Auction, a perennial sellout, will be held in South Wing Conference Center, beginning at 7:30 [ more... ]
 
September 2010
For the second straight year the winning bid for the Grand Champion Country Ham at the KFB's State Fair breakfast fetched a record bid, with Republic Bank and Dr. Mark Lynn & Associates agreeing to contribute $800,000 each, comprising a record [ more... ]
 
October 2010
KFB Participated in the recognition of the 67th observation of National Farm Safety & Health Week by helping to produce a "Pep Rally for Life" for the students of Shelby County High School.  Held on the school's football field, [ more... ]
 
November 2010
KFB has reached a membership milestone of 500,000, attaining that mark just prior to the end of the membership year. Only two other states - Tennessee and North Carolina - have more Farm Bureau members than Kentucky. November 2010 Also [ more... ]
 
December 2010
Pulaski County farmer Mark Haney was re-elected president of KFB on the concluding day of the organization's 91st annual meeting. Webster County's Eddie Melton was elected to fill the vacant role of First Vice-President, and Hart County's J. Fritz [ more... ]
 
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