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The Value in KFB Membership

Through the years, developing and promoting member benefits has been a key component in helping the organization grow. Kentucky now ranks as the fourth largest Farm Bureau in the country, and at the end of the day, having such strong numbers helps the organization in its advocacy efforts which in turn, positively affects our members in both rural and urban areas.

Across Kentucky - June 11, 2018
June 7, 2018
Across Kentucky - June 11, 2018

The United States Department of Agriculture National Ag Statistics Service is predicting a record yield for winter wheat this year in Kentucky.  Eastern Mountain Region Director Dave Knopf talks with host Alan Watts about they are predicting, why he thinks farmers will see another increase and the potential for a strong market.

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Statement from President Haney on USDA Under-Secretary Ted McKinney International Trade Round Table in Lexington
June 6, 2018
Statement from President Haney on USDA Under-Secretary Ted McKinney International Trade Round Table in Lexington

Under Secretary of Agriculture for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney and Commissioner Ryan Quarles discussed current events, foreign trade, and what it means for Kentucky agriculture at trade round-table.

2018 Roadside Farm Market Tour Itinerary
June 1, 2018
2018 Roadside Farm Market Tour Itinerary
Kentucky Leopold Conservation Award's Finalists Named
June 1, 2018
Kentucky Leopold Conservation Award's Finalists Named

Kentucky Farm Bureau sponsered the recent Kentucky Leopold Conservation Award's event by the Sand County Foundation.

New 'Ag Across America' Game and App Debut
June 1, 2018
New 'Ag Across America' Game and App Debut

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has launched an update to the My American Farm game, “Ag Across America.” 

Market Closes - May 31, 2018
May 31, 2018
Market Closes - May 31, 2018

CBOT futures closed narrowly mixed.  Corn and soybeans made the day’s highs soon after the 830 am opening and then worked lower.  The U.S. announced several import tariffs on the EU/Canada/Mexico this morning.  Cattle futures opened higher on follow-through to Wednesday strong gains, but sold off on the import tariff news soon after the open, only to later recover some of the losses.