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Farm Bureau Hurricane Relief Funds
October 18, 2018
Farm Bureau Hurricane Relief Funds

Large parts of the South were devastated by the wind, rain and floods of Hurricanes Florence and Michael. Learn more about how you can help farmers in need.

KFB Marketbasket Survey Shows Slight Decrease in Third Quarter Food Prices
October 17, 2018
KFB Marketbasket Survey Shows Slight Decrease in Third Quarter Food Prices

The most recent Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Marketbasket Survey indicates a slight drop in prices for the first time this year.

Overall, food prices are seeing very little movement one way or another during the year. Price declines being seen now are following similar increases over the past year and the same is true in those product categories which saw increases in the third quarter.

Statement on USMCA
October 2, 2018
Statement on USMCA

International trade is so important to the agriculture industry both here in Kentucky, and throughout the country. It is because of that importance, I can’t emphasize enough how critical trade agreements are to the overall rural American economy.

The Farm Bill and Why It Matters to Everyone
October 1, 2018
The Farm Bill and Why It Matters to Everyone

For those involved in the agriculture industry, either by way of their farming operations or from their agri-businesses, you know the importance of the Farm Bill and how it affects you on a daily basis.

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.

Renee Laurent Named Compliance Manager
September 6, 2018
Renee Laurent Named Compliance Manager

Governor’s Office of Agricultural Policy (GOAP) Executive Director Warren Beeler announced today the appointment of Renee Laurent to Compliance Manager. Renee is a former intern for Kentucky Farm Bureau. We wish her well at her new position and we are proud of her earning this opportunity. 

Kentucky Farm Bureau Seeking Participants for the 2019-2020 LEAD Class
September 4, 2018
Kentucky Farm Bureau Seeking Participants  for the 2019-2020 LEAD Class

Recruitment for Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) next group of participants in the two-year, Leadership Enhancement for Agricultural Development (LEAD) program is now underway. Up to 16 individuals will be selected for this intensive learning experience to equip the next generation of agricultural leaders with the tools to manage tomorrow’s challenges.

EPA Acting Administrator Wheeler Promotes ACE Proposal In Kentucky
August 27, 2018
EPA Acting Administrator Wheeler Promotes ACE Proposal In Kentucky

Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler visited the Bluegrass State to tout EPA’s Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) proposal, announced earlier this week, that would replace the Clean Power Plan and establish emission guidelines for states to develop plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Kentucky Farm Bureau's 55th Ham Breakfast Auction Raises $2.8 Million
August 23, 2018
Kentucky Farm Bureau's 55th Ham Breakfast Auction Raises $2.8 Million

Thursday morning Kentucky elected officials, business executives, and Kentucky Farm Bureau members from around the state attended the 55th annual Ham Breakfast hosted by KFB at the Kentucky State Fair. This year’s Grand Champion ham was auctioned for a record price of $2.8 million.

Remarks from KFB President Mark Haney for the 2018 Ham Breakfast
August 23, 2018
Remarks from KFB President Mark Haney for the 2018 Ham Breakfast

Kentucky Farm Bureau is proud to welcome over 1,500 guests to today’s breakfast that celebrates the best of farm bureau—our commitment to Kentucky agriculture.