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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.

University of Kentucky Agricultural Field Day Sets Attendance Record
May 26, 2016
University of Kentucky Agricultural Field Day Sets Attendance Record

This year's University of Kentucky Agricultural Field Day set a record for attendance with more than 2,000 students from three states.

 

New Dairy Research Facility Built with Cow Comfort in Mind
May 26, 2016
New Dairy Research Facility Built with Cow Comfort in Mind

 The University of Kentucky 

College of Agriculture, Food and Environment recently completed work on a facility located at the Coldstream Dairy Research Farm that will help in dairy research efforts.

Kentucky Farm Bureau and Storm Season: The Mayfield Tornado
May 26, 2016
Kentucky Farm Bureau and Storm Season: The Mayfield Tornado

Kentuckians live in a beautiful place but unfortunately it is also in a part of the country prone to severe weather outbreaks, especially in the western portion of the state.

 

For Frank Penn, Horses and Tobacco have made a Great Combination on the Farm
May 26, 2016
For Frank Penn, Horses and Tobacco have made a Great Combination on the Farm

In the world of Kentucky agriculture, it doesn’t get much more traditional than tobacco and horses. 

Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine Feels Like Kentucky Home for Vet Students from the Commonwealth
May 26, 2016
Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine Feels Like Kentucky Home for Vet Students from the Commonwealth

Thousands of students who hail from the Bluegrass State are attending Auburn University’s College of Veterinarian Medicine. 

USDA Launches First-Ever Local Foods Survey
May 20, 2016
USDA Launches First-Ever Local Foods Survey

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced in April the 2015 Local Food Marketing Practices Survey as part of its continued support of local and regional food systems.