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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.

Kentucky Farm Bureau Studios Wins Three Emmy® Awards
August 20, 2018
Kentucky Farm Bureau Studios Wins Three Emmy® Awards

Kentucky Farm Bureau Studios earned three Emmy® Awards during 54th Annual Ohio Valley Regional Emmy Awards.

Drew Graham Appointed Executive Vice President for the Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation
August 17, 2018
Drew Graham Appointed Executive Vice President for the Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation

Mr. Drew Graham was appointed as Executive Vice President for the Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation effective October 1. In his new role, working in collaboration with the Board of Directors and Executive Committee, Drew will provide leadership and direction in all Federation operations, financial resources, and programs and services that directly benefit Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation.

AFBF President Zippy Duvall Addresses National Roundtable on Lawsuit Abuse
August 6, 2018
AFBF President Zippy Duvall Addresses National Roundtable on Lawsuit Abuse

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall today joined a special national agriculture roundtable highlighting a recent wave of nuisance lawsuits targeting North Carolina hog farms.

Farm Bill Will Help Farmers and Ranchers Weather the Economic Storm
August 2, 2018
Farm Bill Will Help Farmers and Ranchers Weather the Economic Storm

A storm is brewing in farm country in the form of a dragging agricultural economy, a shaky outlook for our export markets and a dire ag labor shortage.

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.