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Down the Backroads
September 22, 2018
Down the Backroads

By Tim Thornberry, Editor Kentucky Farm Bureau News

During a recent visit to West Kentucky, I decided to make the return trip an adventure and stay off the Interstate/Parkway for as long as possible. Nothing wrong with our wonderful Interstate system, but I do enjoy the scenery that can only be found on the less beaten paths.

KFB Candid Conversation: Charles G. Snavely, Secretary of the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet
March 23, 2018
KFB Candid Conversation: Charles G. Snavely, Secretary of the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet

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.

Water: The Common Denominator
February 2, 2018
Water: The Common Denominator

Henry Ford once said, "Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success." That quote appropriately describes the efforts that are being made by Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) and some of its partners in both government and agriculture sectors to move forward on the issue of water resource management.

Down the Backroads: Moving on Christmas Day
December 21, 2017
Down the Backroads: Moving on Christmas Day

By Tim Thornberry

I remember Christmas Day, 1969 very well because it also turned out to be the day we moved to the farm. Understand, moving on that day was not on purpose or by design, but mostly because of one of the biggest snowstorms I had ever seen at that point in my life.

Unique Christmas Trees Just Part of the Magic at Michels Family Farm
December 15, 2017
Unique Christmas Trees Just Part of the Magic at Michels Family Farm

According to information from the USDA, there are approximately 160 million Christmas trees growing on 3,204 farms in every state in the nation. But chances are none of them look like the ones growing on Michels Family Farm in Owen County.

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
Down the Backroads

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