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Retail food prices in Kentucky increase slightly during 2nd Quarter of 2016 according to Kentucky Farm Bureau Marketbasket Survey
August 2, 2016
Retail food prices in Kentucky increase slightly during 2nd Quarter of 2016 according to Kentucky Farm Bureau Marketbasket Survey

For the first time in over a year, food prices in the Commonwealth have increased.

Murdock honored by nation's agriculture extension agents
July 26, 2016
Murdock honored by nation's agriculture extension agents

Over the past four decades, Lloyd Murdock, University of Kentucky extension soils specialist, has helped farmers across the state and region improve their operations. 

UK Grains Center of Excellence to strengthen Kentucky agriculture
July 20, 2016
UK Grains Center of Excellence to strengthen Kentucky agriculture

Thanks to funding from the Kentucky Agricultural Development Board, the University of Kentucky Grains Center of Excellence will help advance Kentucky agriculture for decades.

KFB Candid Conversations: Teaching the Next Generation of Ag Educators
July 18, 2016
KFB Candid Conversations: Teaching the Next Generation of Ag Educators

KFB Candid Conversations presents a discussion about the topical issues facing the agricultural industry. 

GMO Labeling Bill Passes Congress: New law to help fight against misinformation
July 18, 2016
GMO Labeling Bill Passes Congress: New law to help fight against misinformation

Passage of the National Biotech Disclosure Bill did not come without concessions and won’t have everything all sides in the issue had hoped for, but it will have something they can work with.

A Call for Safety and Rural Health Applications
June 28, 2016
A Call for Safety and Rural Health Applications

Please complete and submit applications to the KFB state office no later than October 7, 2016.

Kentucky Pollinator Protection Plan
June 24, 2016
Kentucky Pollinator Protection Plan

According to information from the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, three-fourths of the world’s flowering plants and about 35 percent of the world’s food crops depend on animal pollinators to reproduce.

KFB awards nearly $500,000 in college scholarships
June 9, 2016
KFB awards nearly $500,000 in college scholarships

Heading into the summer, the state and county Farm Bureaus have provided 327 scholarship grants totaling $489,000 to students across the state.

USDA celebrates 79th Annual National Dairy Month
June 6, 2016
USDA celebrates 79th Annual National Dairy Month
Making the grade: Kentucky Farm Bureau offers five free professional development workshops for educators
May 26, 2016
Making the grade: Kentucky Farm Bureau offers five free professional development workshops for educators

Although the school year is rapidly coming to a close, the hard work that teachers put into classroom preparation and improving their instructional techniques continues on through the summer.