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KFB Candid Conversation: UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment Dean Nancy Cox
June 23, 2017
KFB Candid Conversation: UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment Dean Nancy Cox

KFB Candid Conversation presents a discussion about the topical issues facing the agricultural industry in a question and answer format with a member of the agricultural community. In this column, the issue of agricultural research and extension are discussed with Dean Nancy Cox of the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment.

Farmers Counting on Simple Tax Code that Works for Ag Business
June 22, 2017
Farmers Counting on Simple Tax Code that Works for Ag Business

While most of the factors that affect farming and ranching are out of our control, Congress can move forward with comprehensive tax reform that gives farmers and ranchers the flexibility they need to make sound business planning decisions.

Pesticide receives emergency exemption status to control sugarcane aphid in sweet sorghum
June 22, 2017
Pesticide receives emergency exemption status to control sugarcane aphid in sweet sorghum

Kentucky farmers may apply Sivanto Prime under a Section 18 Emergency Exemption to control the sugarcane aphid in sweet sorghum, Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles has announced.

UK farm visit connects students to forages
June 22, 2017
UK farm visit connects students to forages

A field trip to the University of Kentucky’s Spindletop and Maine Chance research farms gave Millcreek Elementary School students the opportunity to get out of the city and learn about the pastures for which Kentucky is so famous.

Out of the box, into the future
June 22, 2017
Out of the Box, Into the Future

Sometime during the transition from middle school to high school, girls often find their early interest in science and math steered in other directions, often toward careers that fit comfortably into a box of more “traditional” women’s roles. A recent day-long workshop at the University of Kentucky sought to stem that tide by introducing 120 Kentucky middle-school girls to a challenging STEM career.

UK Robinson Forest welcomed the curious
June 22, 2017
UK Robinson Forest welcomed the curious

University of Kentucky researchers regularly make the drive into Robinson Forest, but on a flawless June Saturday, local residents had the chance to see what the researchers see as they attended the first Robinson Forest Field Day.

2017 KFB Farm PR Award Nomination Form
June 15, 2017
2017 KFB Farm PR Award Nomination Form

Kentucky Farm Bureau 2017 Farm Public Relations Award nomination form

Eighty-eight high school students to attend KFB's Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders
June 12, 2017
Eighty-eight high school students to attend KFB's Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders

Students from 60 counties across the state accepted invitations to attend Kentucky Farm Bureau's 32nd annual Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders, held in two locations this month.

Statement from Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney: The proposed federal budget
May 24, 2017
Statement from Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney: The proposed federal budget

Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney discusses the proposed federal budget changes and the impact they will have on Kentucky's farmers and agricultural economy.

Statement from KFB President Mark Haney on Confirmation of USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue
April 25, 2017
Statement from KFB President Mark Haney: Confirmation of  USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue

Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney comments on the confirmation of the new USDA Secretary, Sonny Perdue.