Kentucky Farm Bureau News - 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 Presidents and Vice Presidents Coference, The two-day conference was held last month at the Galt House in Louisville.
Also in this issue:
Comment Column: Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation
Young Farmers Leadership Conference
Linked In: KFB Directors Meet with Legislators
Congressman Guthrie Among Coalition Fighting Youth Ag Labor Proposal
Three Veterinarians Receive Grants
Energy Savings: State Program Helps Farmers Reduce Costs
KFB Promotes "Food Check-Out Day"
Speaking Up: "Farmers Care" Program Surfaces Ag Advocates
Markets: Total ag exports decline, but horticulture soars; Highest milk production in 2011; U.S. cattle produce more beef
Farm File: New website supports youth labor battle; Meat groups announce merger; Farmplate sales can aid FFA, 4-H and Ky. Proud; Foundation cites need for more ag research
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