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Kentucky Farm Bureau promotes National Farm Safety and Health Week
September 15, 2017
Kentucky Farm Bureau promotes National Farm Safety and Health Week

The National Safety Council and Kentucky Farm Bureau are promoting National Farm Safety and Health Week September 17 – 23. 

IFAL Offers Leadership Opportunities for a Second Generation
August 30, 2017
IFAL Offers Leadership Opportunities for a Second Generation

Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB)  Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL) has proven to be a successful, long-running program providing a unique summer leadership conference, now reaching a second generation of high school junior students. 

In Partnership with County Farm Bureau's, Kentucky Farm Bureau Awarded 431 College Scholarships Valued at $540, 775
August 8, 2017
In Partnership with County Farm Bureau's, Kentucky Farm Bureau Awarded 431 College Scholarships Valued at $540, 775

The recipients of the 2017 KYFB scholarships

'Ag Tag' Donations Soared to Nearly $630,000 in 2017, Shattering Previous Records
July 31, 2017
'Ag Tag' Donations Soared to Nearly $630,000 in 2017, Shattering Previous Records

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles announced today that voluntary “ag tag” donations in the 2017 fiscal year that ended June 30 amounted to $629,865.43, setting a record for the largest amount donated since the program began.

American Farm Bureau Federation and National FFA Organization to Work Together to Share the Story of Agricultural Education
July 12, 2017
American Farm Bureau Federation and National FFA Organization to Work Together to Share the Story of Agricultural Education

The American Farm Bureau Federation and National FFA Organization signed a memorandum of understanding to grow leaders, build communities and strengthen agriculture.

Kentucky Boys and Girls Clubs boost garden and cooking programs with 'Ag Tag' grant
July 10, 2017
Kentucky Boys and Girls Clubs boost garden and cooking programs with 'Ag Tag' grant

Several hundred Kentucky youth will learn hands-on gardening and cooking skills this summer thanks to a Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) “Ag Tag” program grant awarded to nine clubs in the Kentucky Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs.

KFB Candid Conversation: UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment Dean Nancy Cox
June 23, 2017
KFB Candid Conversation: UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment Dean Nancy Cox

KFB Candid Conversation presents a discussion about the topical issues facing the agricultural industry in a question and answer format with a member of the agricultural community. In this column, the issue of agricultural research and extension are discussed with Dean Nancy Cox of the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment.

UK farm visit connects students to forages
June 22, 2017
UK farm visit connects students to forages

A field trip to the University of Kentucky’s Spindletop and Maine Chance research farms gave Millcreek Elementary School students the opportunity to get out of the city and learn about the pastures for which Kentucky is so famous.

Out of the box, into the future
June 22, 2017
Out of the Box, Into the Future

Sometime during the transition from middle school to high school, girls often find their early interest in science and math steered in other directions, often toward careers that fit comfortably into a box of more “traditional” women’s roles. A recent day-long workshop at the University of Kentucky sought to stem that tide by introducing 120 Kentucky middle-school girls to a challenging STEM career.

Eighty-eight high school students to attend KFB's Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders
June 12, 2017
Eighty-eight high school students to attend KFB's Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders

Students from 60 counties across the state accepted invitations to attend Kentucky Farm Bureau's 32nd annual Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders, held in two locations this month.