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Zach Heibert of Hardin County Named 2022  Kentucky Farm Bureau Excellence in Agriculture Award Recipient

Zach Heibert of Hardin County Named 2022 Kentucky Farm Bureau Excellence in Agriculture Award Recipient

Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) announced today that Zach Heibert of Hardin County is the 2022 KFB Excellence in Agriculture award recipient.

The Critical Relationship Between Bees and Agriculture
June 28, 2022
The Critical Relationship Between Bees and Agriculture

What do watermelon, canola, soybeans, and pumpkins have in common? They’re all Kentucky-grown crops that would not exist without bees.

President's Column | Enhancing Life in the Commonwealth
June 28, 2022
President's Column | Enhancing Life in the Commonwealth

In all the years I have been associated with Kentucky Farm Bureau, I must admit the last few have been perhaps the most challenging. We were not only hit with a global pandemic, but also one of the most devastating storm events in our state’s history.

Cost of July 4th Cookout 17% Higher Compared to Year Ago
June 28, 2022
Cost of July 4th Cookout 17% Higher Compared to Year Ago

U.S. consumers will pay $69.68 for their favorite Independence Day cookout foods, including cheeseburgers, pork chops, chicken breasts, homemade potato salad, strawberries and ice cream, based on a new American Farm Bureau Federation marketbasket survey.

Market Closes - June 27, 2022
June 27, 2022
Market Closes - June 27, 2022

CBOT futures closed widely mixed with some sharp price moves. Live cattle closed slightly higher while feeder cattle posted mostly 1+ percent gains. Lean hog futures closed lower with Aug/Oct/Dec contracts losing the most. 

Across Kentucky - June 27, 2022
June 27, 2022
Across Kentucky - June 27, 2022

KFB's Renee Carrico says AGLand will be back at the Kentucky State Fair this year.

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Moving Forward After the Storms
June 27, 2022
Moving Forward After the Storms

The small community of Bremen, in Muhlenberg County, may never be the same after the loss of homes, farms, and the many lives due to the devastating tornado outbreak last December. But the spirits of those living there could not be broken and life is returning to a new normal more than six months later.