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Kentucky Farm Bureau members hear from Governor Bevin, Senator McConnell and Administrator Pruitt
December 5, 2017
Kentucky Farm Bureau members hear from Governor Bevin, Senator McConnell and Administrator Pruitt

Both McConnell and Pruitt spoke to the issues that are facing farm families and spent much of their time answering questions and listening to what members had to say.

Steve Wilson and Laura Lee Brown receive the 'Linda Bruckheimer Excellence in Rural Preservation Award' from Preservation Kentucky
December 5, 2017
Steve Wilson and Laura Lee Brown receive the 'Linda Bruckheimer Excellence in Rural Preservation Award' from Preservation Kentucky

The Annual Excellence in Preservation Awards Ceremony was held on Saturday, October 7th at the Historic John Dale House (Hosted by John David & Mary Helen Myles) near Simpsonville, Kentucky.

KFB Candid Conversation:  Kentucky Farm Bureau First Vice President Eddie Melton
December 5, 2017
KFB Candid Conversation:  Kentucky Farm Bureau First Vice President Eddie Melton

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, KFB First Vice President Eddie Melton talks about  his duties as the organization’s Resolutions Committee Chair and how important developing policy recommendations is to the organization that stands as the “Voice of Kentucky Agriculture.”

Down the Backroads
December 5, 2017

By Tim Thornberry

KFB Advisory Committees: A summary of the 2017 meetings
December 5, 2017
KFB Advisory Committees: A summary of the 2017 meetings

The following are summaries from recent meetings

From Farm Gate to Main Street, Agriculture Means Business
December 5, 2017
From Farm Gate to Main Street, Agriculture Means Business

The Kentucky Chamber and the Kentucky Farm Bureau regularly partner to make Kentucky a better place to do business because farming in Kentucky is big business.  Often when you speak to someone from a county with a high number of farms such as Barren, Pulaski, or Warren, they understand the value farming has, but talk to someone in an urban area and those benefits may not seem so apparent.  This is why it is so important for business people to reflect on the role farms and farmers have on Kentucky’s cities during National Farm- City Week.

Presidents Column: Affordable Broadband is vital to rural communities
November 5, 2017
Presidents Column: Affordable Broadband is vital to rural communities

It’s amazing to see how the marketplace has changed thanks to the growth of online shopping and the Internet in general. Many surveys are conducted each year to gauge this growth and study just what products people are purchasing from their computers or smart phones.

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. 

SB 139 Designates Horses as Livestock
June 23, 2017
SB 139 Designates Horses as Livestock
KFB Candid Conversation: Adam Hinton, Hinton Mills
June 23, 2017
KFB Candid Conversation: Adam Hinton, Hinton Mills