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2014


February 2014
A passion for science and, in particular, agriculture and the environment, was passed on to Leslie Meredith from her father - Hardin County farmer Richard Preston. Before starting a farming career more than 30 years ago, Preston earned a Doctorate [ more... ]
 
March 2014
Less than 24 hours after being an honored guest at President Obama's State of the Union address, Governor Steve Beshear met with KFB's Board of Directors as part of their two-day meeting in Frankfort.  Senate President Robert Stivers and [ more... ]
 
April 2014
Coming on the heels of the long-awaited passage of a farm bill, this year's Congressional Tour had a more positive tone as dozens of KFB members from throughout the state mingled with the state's delegation. With the new farm bill in place, KFB [ more... ]
 
May 2014
Construction of a new Breathitt Veterinary Lab in Hopkinsville has been a state priority issue for KFB for several years, and now can go off the list after the General Assembly approved $32.4 million in funding. Governor Steve Beshear included the [ more... ]
 
August 2014
Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney discusses Farm Bureau's stance on the Clean Water Act and why it is among a group of more than 90 agriculture organizations that have formally urged the EPA and other regulatory bodies to withdraw its [ more... ]
 
september 2014
Kentucky Farm Bureau's 51st annual Country Ham Breakfast became a record breaking event when Republic Bank & Trust Company and Hermitage Farms/Bridgeman Foods joined forces, splitting a $2 million bid for the 15.8-pound ham from Broadbent [ more... ]
 
October 2014
This issue looks at upcoming elections and recalls a meeting in August when Senator Mitch McConnelll and Secretary of State Alison Lundergan-Grimes met with KFB's directors to discuss issues. KFB President Mark Haney presided over the meeting. [ more... ]
 
November 2014
As the National FFA Convention in Louisville wraps up, Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney discusses how important that organization as well as 4-H is to the next generation of farmers and leaders. KFB Advisory Committee meetings are [ more... ]
 
December 2014
Pulaski County farmer Mark Haney was re-elected president of KFB on the concluding day of the organization's 95th 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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