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2011


February 2011
KFB received special recognition for attaining the 500,000 member level and was cited for program excellence as part of the awards at the 92nd annual AFBF meeting last month in Atlanta.  In 2010, KFB joined Tennessee and North Carolina as the [ more... ]
 
March 2011
County Farm Bureaus can play an important role in moving agriculture forward simply by having a strong presence in their respective communities, KFB President Mark Haney said in his keynote address at last month's Presidents and Vice Presidents [ more... ]
 
April 2011
The federal deficit and some regulatory issues of concern to farmers topped the discussions at this year's Congressional Tour. About 220 members took the opportunity to meet with the state's Congressional delegation. Besides the legislative [ more... ]
 
May 2011
Party nominees for Agriculture Commissioner will be decided in the May 17 primary election with five Democrats and two Republicans onthe ballot. KFB President Mark Haney says it's an election that farm interests should take very seriously. [ more... ]
 
June 2011
Consumers are more curious about their food than ever before. Where does it come from? How was it produced? When was it harvested and processed? Are there health risks?  And they have questions about farming practices like raising animals in [ more... ]
 
August 2011
Governor Steve Beshear and his challenger, Senate President David Williams, voiced strong support for agriculture and appreciation for KFB during a "Measure the Candidate" meeting with KFB's Board of Directors. A large [ more... ]
 
September 2011
  For the sixth time in the past eight years Republic Bank purchased the Grand Champion Country Ham at KFB's State Fair breakfast, submitting a top bid of $600,000 for the 16.9-pound ham from Broadbent B&B Foods. The winning bid [ more... ]
 
October 2011
KFB's Poultry Advisory Committee held its annual meeting at Murray State University's Breathitt Veterinary Center in Hopkinsville, a facility KFB has strongly supported because of its service to livestock and poultry producers in the western [ more... ]
 
November 2011
A spirited campaign for Agriculture Commissioner carried into KFB's state office last month when Democrat Bob Farmer and Republican James R. Comer participated in a "Measure the Candidate" meeting with KFB's Directors. the candidates [ more... ]
 
December 2011
Pulaski County farmer Mark Haney was re-relected president of Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) on the concluding day of the organization's 92nd annual meeting. Also re-elected were Webster County's Eddie Melton as First Vice-President and Hart [ more... ]
 
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