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Statement from KFB President Mark Haney on Farm Bill passage
August 2, 2018
Statement from KFB President Mark Haney on Farm Bill passage

The Farm Bill is important to farm families and rural communities in Kentucky and across the country. It is critical to the agriculture industry to get this piece of legislation finalized and on the President’s desk. The process of bringing the House and Senate versions together is about to begin. 

KFB Candid Conversation: Chris Pierce, Pulaski County Grain Producer
July 30, 2018
KFB Candid Conversation: Chris Pierce, Pulaski County Grain Producer

KFB Candid Conversation presents a discussion about the topical issues facing the agricultural industry and rural communities in a question and answer format. In this column, Chris Pierce, a grain producer from Pulaski County, discusses ways to remain sustainable on the farm and how international trade affects his operation.

Rural Broadband: Going That Last Mile
July 30, 2018
Rural Broadband: Going That Last Mile

For those acclimated to a rural lifestyle, it would seem this place has all the necessary components to be a farmer. But there is one thing missing that farm families need now more than ever before; adequate broadband coverage.

Trade Mission to Canada
July 30, 2018
Trade Mission to Canada

KFB participates in trade mission to Kentucky’s biggest export market

KFB Continues its Support of Education with a Summer of Learning
July 30, 2018
KFB Continues its Support of Education with a Summer of Learning

Each summer, Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) hosts a number of events which are all connected by one common denominator; education.

2018 Kentucky Farm Bureau Scholarship Recipients
July 30, 2018
2018 Kentucky Farm Bureau Scholarship Recipients

KFB and county Farm Bureau organizations provided 402 college scholarship grants this year totaling $465,400. The scholarships were awarded to recipients who displayed the greatest levels of academic excellence, involvement in extracurricular activities, leadership abilities and financial need. 

Statement from KFB President Mark Haney on $12 billion agriculture assistance programs
July 25, 2018
Statement from KFB President Mark Haney on $12 billion agriculture assistance programs

We welcome the news that the USDA will authorize up to $12 billion in programs to help farm families weather the losses caused by unjustified retaliatory tariffs on U.S. agricultural goods. 

AFBF President Zippy Duvall's Statement on Trade and Tariffs
July 24, 2018
AFBF President Zippy Duvall's Statement on Trade and Tariffs

The $12 billion package of agricultural assistance announced today by the administration will provide a welcome measure of temporary relief to our farmers and ranchers who are experiencing the financial effects of the trade war.

Agriculture Issues and Keeping Members Informed
July 24, 2018
Keeping Members Informed

Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) delegate members recently met in Louisville to vote on an American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) policy change passed at the AFBF convention held last January and discussed a number of state and national issues facing the agriculture industries. 

University of Kentucky to host Corn, Soybean and Tobacco Field Day
July 20, 2018
University of Kentucky to host Corn, Soybean and Tobacco Field Day

The University of Kentucky’s Corn, Soybean and Tobacco Field Day is July 24 at the UK Research and Education Center Farm in Princeton.