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2022 Young Farmers & Ranchers Leadership Conference Slated for Feb. 25-28

2022 Young Farmers & Ranchers Leadership Conference Slated for Feb. 25-28

The American Farm Bureau Federation will host the 2022 Young Farmers & Ranchers Leadership Conference in Louisville, Kentucky, Feb. 25-28, at the Omni Louisville Hotel.

Across Kentucky - November 8, 2021
November 8, 2021
Across Kentucky - November 8, 2021

KFB First Vice President Eddie Melton says there are plenty of resolutions for delegates to consider at next month's annual meeting.

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KFB Candid Conversation with Jimmy Henning: Looking at Forages From a Crop Perspective
November 8, 2021
KFB Candid Conversation with Jimmy Henning:  Looking at Forages From a Crop Perspective

KFB Candid Conversation presents a discussion about the topical issues related to KFB priorities, the agricultural industry, and rural communities, in a question and answer format. In this column, Jimmy Henning, University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment Extension Forage Specialist discusses forages and what producers experienced this growing season.

Better Forages Can Lead to Better Livestock
November 8, 2021
Better Forages Can Lead to Better Livestock

One of the factors that makes Kentucky livestock producers so successful is the very pastures and hay fields they depend on for their animal’s nutritional needs.

On-Farm Grain Storage: A Game-Changer for Many Producers
November 5, 2021
On-Farm Grain Storage: A Game-Changer for Many Producers

As Hurricane Ida made landfall near the mouth of the Mississippi, no one could predict the damage it would cause including stopping most river traffic. And while the flow of barges has somewhat returned to normal, the fear of many farmers was how to get their grain crops on their way to export markets by way of the Mighty Mississippi.

Comment Column with Zippy Duvall | Grassroots Members Leading the Way
November 5, 2021
Comment Column with Zippy Duvall | Grassroots Members Leading the Way

For 102 years, the American Farm Bureau Federation has been The Unified Voice of Agriculture. Our unity is built from the ground up as our grassroots members set the policy priorities we advocate for here in Washington. Our policy is by farmers and for farmers, and that genuine grassroots structure sets us apart from many other groups as we meet with leaders in Congress and across the administration.

President's Column | Policy Development Prepares Us to Advocate
November 5, 2021
President's Column | Policy Development Prepares Us to Advocate

As most of you know, this is the time of year when Kentucky Farm Bureau readies itself for our annual meeting. It’s an exciting time as we gather together to conduct the business of this organization, adopting policy and setting priorities, as we prepare ourselves for the advocacy efforts of the coming year.