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2012


February 2012
National Farm Policy should be rewritten this year to establish a program that protects farmers from catastrophic revenue losses by using a flexible combination of fiscally responsibile tools, said voting delegates at AFBF's 93rd Annual Meeting. [ more... ]
 
March 2012
With agriculture enjoying a period of economic prosperity, it's an opportune time to be pointing toward the future, both on the farm and within the County Farm bureau organization, KFB President Mark Haney said in his keynote address at the annual [ more... ]
 
April 2012
The race to determine which political party will control the White house next year commands a lot of the energy coming out of Washington D.C. these days. And so it was no surprise that presidential politics were discussed almost as often as [ more... ]
 
May 2012
At Flaggy Meadow Farm in Washington County, April is when flagship farm commodity is harvested for processing and marketing. In this instance, the product is wool from the 107 alpacas that share the farm with Shawn and Lori Malloy. The Malloys [ more... ]
 
June 2012
The company with the slogan "Big on Commitment" has bee hard at work meeting the biggest challenge its ever encountered. That would be helping tens of thousands of Kentuckians who suffered property losses and damage during two horrendous [ more... ]
 
August 2012
KFB's Tax Advisory Committee has communicated two key policy positions to the chairman of the commission appointed by Governor Steve Beshear to develop recommendations for state tax reform. Lieutenant Governor Jerry Abramson was a special guest at [ more... ]
 
September2012
A sellout crowd, a large group of political leaders and another hefty price for the prized pork made KFB's 49th annual Country Ham Breakfast a huge success. Nearly 1,600 people were on hand to hear some top political officials speak and watch [ more... ]
 
October 2012
A 50-acre plot of rough land in an industrial park in Flemingsburg is slowly but surely turning into a valuable educational tool for FFA students. And in the process, it has become a source of community pride and regional attention. October [ more... ]
 
November 2012
KFB policy comes from the grassroots through several avenues. Most policy originates at county Farm Bureau annual meetings, but sometimes a position will spring up during the business sessions at KFB’s annual meeting. Another source is [ more... ]
 
December 2012
Pulaski County farmer Mark Haney was re-elected president of KFB. Also re-elected were Webster County's Eddie Melton as First Vice President and Hart County's J. Fritz Giesecke as Second Vice President. They comprise KFB's Executive Committee along [ more... ]
 
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