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2013


February 2013
Ryan and Misty Bivens of LaRue County won the prestigious Achievement Award for young farmers during AFBF's 94th Annual Meeting last month in Nashville. As winners of the highly competitive contest for young farmers throughout the nation, Ryan and [ more... ]
 
March 2013
The Kentucky Agricultural Council (KAC) unveiled its five year strategic plan for agriculture at a ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda that included Governor Steve Beshear, Agriculture Commissioner James Comer and the chairmen of the House and Senate [ more... ]
 
April 2013
More than 200 members participated in this year's Congressional Tour, which coincided with the late-February buzz over the federal budget sequestration (that went into effect later that week). Federal spending, deficits, and debt were the primary [ more... ]
 
May 2013
KFB's 8th annual John C. Hendricks Beef Tour went south, with stops at farms and other ag-related facilities in Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina. The return trip featured a stop at the famous Biltmore Estate in Asheville, N.C. A [ more... ]
 
July 2013
As the summer grilling season hears up, beef supplies are down, meaning it likely will cost more to host that backyard party. The number of beef cattle in the United States is reportedly the lowest number since the early 1960s. When numbers go down [ more... ]
 
August 2013
KFB Day at the Fair is Thursday, August 22 with a full schedule of activities for members. The 50th Annual Kentucky Country Ham Breakfast and Auction will be held in South Wing Conference Center beginning at 7:30 a.m. The grand champion country [ more... ]
 
September 2013
A big crowd, a good contingent of business and political leaders and a fat price for the prized pork marked KFB's 50th annual Country Ham Breakfast at the State Fair. Nearly 1,600 people were on hand to hear some top political officials speak and [ more... ]
 
October 2013
The upcoming National FFA Convention is the event of the year for FFA member, providing an opportunity for young people from all over the country to network, explore, career opportunities and develop skills that will last a lifetime. Young leaders [ more... ]
 
November 2013
KFB's 94th Annual Meeting is set for December 4-7 at the Galt House Hotels in Louisville. Priorities include electing leaders, recognizing achievements, setting policy goals for the 2014 state legislative session and establishing a wish list for [ more... ]
 
December 2013
Pulaski County farmer Mark Haney was re-elected president of KFB on the concluding day of the organization's 94th annual meeting. Also re-elected were Webster County's Eddie Melton as First Vice-President and Hart County's Fritz Giesecke as Second [ more... ]
 
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