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Understanding the Farm Bill: And why it's important to everyone
December 9, 2016
Understanding the Farm Bill: And why it's important to everyone

A healthy export market is highly important to all U.S industries and agriculture is no exception. Agricultural exports from this country are expected to be in the $127 billion range for 2016 and higher in 2017 at a projected $133 billion.

Down the Backroads
November 23, 2016
Down the Backroads

Down the Backroads

Being from a rural background many people can relate to food being the center of every celebration.

Understanding the Farm Bill: And why it's important to everyone
November 4, 2016
Understanding the Farm Bill: And why it's important to everyone

The Farm Bills of today contain multiple components and include mountains of information and regulations related to a variety of sectors including nutrition, the environment and rural development to name a few. But understanding it is not just important to those in the agriculture industry.

KFB Candid Conversations: Agriculture's role in alleviating hunger in Kentucky
November 3, 2016
KFB Candid Conversations: Agriculture's role in alleviating hunger in Kentucky

KFB Candid Conversations presents a discussion about the topical issues facing the agricultural industry in a question and answer format with a member of Kentucky’s agricultural community. In this column, Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles talks about the Hunger Task Force created earlier this year to explore ways to alleviate the issue of food insecurity in this state. Kentucky Farm Bureau Executive Vice-President David Beck is a member of that Task Force.

Auburn College of Veterinary Medicine and Kentucky Partnership: Helping students realize their educational dreams
October 28, 2016
Auburn College of Veterinary Medicine and Kentucky Partnership: Helping students realize their educational dreams

Since 1951, Kentucky students looking for careers in veterinarian medicine have taken advantage of the partnership between this state and AU Vet Med to help realize their dreams of becoming veterinarians.

MSU's Browning Orchard Serving as an Integral Part of University's Ag Program
October 26, 2016
MSU's Browning Orchard Serving as an Integral Part of University's Ag Program

Fall is the time of year in which many festival-type events are held, mostly in honor of food. The Browning Orchard Festival is no different but along with it being a celebration of the foods that are grown there, it is also a classroom for the agriculture programs at Morehead State University.  

Ballard County Farm Donated to Murray State University for Agriculture Research and Education
October 10, 2016
Ballard County Farm Donated to Murray State University for Agriculture Research and Education

In keeping with his ongoing love of agriculture, his land and a promise he made to his wife, Judge Jimmy Don Robinson generously donated Eagle Rest Plantation to the Murray State University (MSU) Foundation, Inc. The donation will benefit the Hutson School of Agriculture, students, faculty, staff, and regional and state agricultural initiatives.

KFB Candid Conversations: Kentucky is set to lead research efforts with Grain & Forage Center of Excellence
September 20, 2016
KFB Candid Conversations: Kentucky is set to lead research efforts with Grain & Forage Center of Excellence

KFB Candid Conversations presents a discussion about the University of Kentucky Grain & Forage Center of Excellence.

UK Grains Center of Excellence to strengthen Kentucky agriculture
July 20, 2016
UK Grains Center of Excellence to strengthen Kentucky agriculture

Thanks to funding from the Kentucky Agricultural Development Board, the University of Kentucky Grains Center of Excellence will help advance Kentucky agriculture for decades.

KFB Candid Conversations: Teaching the Next Generation of Ag Educators
July 18, 2016
KFB Candid Conversations: Teaching the Next Generation of Ag Educators

KFB Candid Conversations presents a discussion about the topical issues facing the agricultural industry.