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University of Kentucky Entomologist talks tick prevention
May 23, 2018
University of Kentucky Entomologist talks tick prevention

University of Kentucky Entomologist, Lee Townsend, is reminding Kentuckians to take the necessary precautions to protect themselves and their loved ones from tick bites. 

Introducing AgLand at the Kentucky State Fair
May 22, 2018
Introducing AgLand at the Kentucky State Fair

Kentucky State Fair visitors will have the opportunity to explore all aspects of Kentucky Agriculture this year at AgLand. This family-friendly, interactive agriculture space will showcase over a dozen of Kentucky's commodity groups, allow hands on experience with the Discovery Farm and farm machinery, and much more. 

Statement From President Mark Haney on the 2018 Farm Bill
May 19, 2018
Statement From President Mark Haney on the 2018 Farm Bill

I can’t overemphasize the importance of the Farm Bill to Kentucky farm families and rural communities. It truly is the single most important piece of legislation related to agriculture. The failure to pass the bill in the House, while disappointing, should be viewed as an opportunity to work harder, speak louder, and advocate more often to see this bill through to passage and ultimately law.

Boone County's Champion Elite Equestrian Drill Team
May 8, 2018
Boone County's Champion Elite Equestrian Drill Team

In a place known as the Horse Capital of the World, the 4-H organization has long enjoyed a special relationship with the equine population. Nowhere is that more evident than in Boone County, Kentucky, home of the 2017 State Champion 4-H Elite Equestrian Drill Team.

UK Ag Biotech student to serve on Agriculture Future of America student advisory team
May 8, 2018
UK Ag Biotech student to serve on Agriculture Future of America student advisory team

From internships and work experiences to leadership and volunteer opportunities, Leon, a Nicholasville native, pursues experiences that set him apart from his peers and prepare him to pursue a career in agriculture and biotechnology

Clothing drive a success
May 3, 2018
Dress for Success Louisville Clothing Drive

In late March, KFB employees donated more than 100 bags and boxes to Dress for Success Louisville, a nonprofit with the mission of providing support, professional attire, and development tools for job-seeking women in our local community.

Farm Leaders Visit Opioid Memorial in Show of Unity
April 18, 2018
Farm Leaders Visit Opioid Memorial in Show of Unity

The presidents of the nation’s two largest general farm organizations today visited the “Prescribed to Death” opioid memorial in Washington, D.C., in a show of unity to address the national opioid epidemic that is disproportionately affecting farming communities.

Springtime in Kentucky
April 17, 2018
Springtime in Kentucky

Dealing with Mother Nature's calendar during planting season

UK's Grain and Forage Center of Excellence Groundbreaking Ceremony
April 17, 2018
UK's Grain and Forage Center of Excellence Groundbreaking Ceremony

The groundbreaking ceremony for UK’s Grain and Forage Center of Excellence brought agriculture leaders from across the state to Princeton. The new facility will have capabilities to conduct some of the most comprehensive and advanced research of its kind, anywhere.

Statement from Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney: Introduction of Hemp Farming Act of 2018
April 16, 2018
Statement from Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney: Introduction of Hemp Farming Act of 2018

By introducing the Hemp Farming Act of 2018, this legislation further opens the door to a new production crop for Kentucky farm families.