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KFB President Mark Haney Emphasizes KFB Loves KY during Annual Address
December 2, 2016
KFB President Mark Haney Emphasizes KFB Loves KY  during Annual Address

Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) President Mark Haney addressed the organization’s 97th annual meeting Friday with positive news about another year of continued growth for KFB, a review of advocacy efforts made in the past year and a look into the year to come.

Frankenstein, YouTube, and the Millennials
December 2, 2016
Frankenstein, YouTube, and the Millennials

In both the Christmas story of the baby Jesus and the story of agriculture today, there have been changes made along the way but the core of the message continues to ring true. Have you shared your story about agriculture?

Ryan and Miranda Chaplin win Excellence in Agriculture award
December 2, 2016
Ryan and Miranda Chaplin win Excellence in Agriculture award

Ryan and Miranda Chaplin of Bourbon County won top honors in Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) Excellence in Agriculture Awards program during the organization’s 97th annual meeting in Louisville this week.

Randa Morris and Jacob Patterson win Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth contest
December 1, 2016
Randa Morris and Jacob Patterson win Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth contest

Randa Morris of Garrard County and Jacob Patterson of Pulaski County were awarded top honors in the 2016 Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth contest. Both winners were recognized during the December 1 general session of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 97th annual meeting, held at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville.

Mike Bach of Bath County Named 2016 Kentucky Farm Bureau Farmer of the Year
November 30, 2016
Mike Bach of Bath County Named  2016 Kentucky Farm Bureau Farmer of the Year

Mike Bach of Bath County  was honored as the 2016 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) “Farmer of the Year” during the organization’s 97th annual meeting in Louisville.

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Declares Natural Disaster Areas Due to Drought
November 29, 2016
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Declares Natural Disaster Areas Due to Drought

Gov. Bevin today announced that U.S. Agriculture Secretary Thomas J. Vilsack has designated three Kentucky counties (Bell, McCreary and Whitley) as primary natural disaster areas due to drought.

Brad and Karen Hines named Kentucky Farm Bureau's 2016 Outstanding Young Farm Family
November 29, 2016
Brad and Karen Hines named Kentucky Farm Bureau's 2016 Outstanding Young Farm Family

Brad and Karen Hines of Hart County were honored as Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 2016 “Outstanding Young Farm Family” during the organization’s 97th annual meeting in Louisville.

Mercer County Farm Bureau honored as Kentucky Farm Bureau's 2016 "Top County"
November 29, 2016
Mercer County Farm Bureau honored as  Kentucky Farm Bureau's 2016 "Top County"

Recognized for its outstanding programming and for having a positive impact on both the community and its membership, Mercer County Farm Bureau was honored as Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) “Top County” in 2016.

Down the Backroads
November 23, 2016
Down the Backroads

In this season of plenty, take time to appreciate those who sacrifice for the needs of others. Thank you to all the farmers who provide for their community and the world!

Matthew Chadwick receives 2016 Farm Public Relations Award
November 21, 2016
Matthew Chadwick receives 2016 Farm Public Relations Award

Matthew Chadwick, a Calloway County Extension Agent with University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension, is the recipient of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) Farm Public Relations Award.