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Kentucky Farm Bureau promotes National Farm Safety and Health Week
September 15, 2017
Kentucky Farm Bureau promotes National Farm Safety and Health Week

The National Safety Council and Kentucky Farm Bureau are promoting National Farm Safety and Health Week September 17 – 23. 

IFAL Offers Leadership Opportunities for a Second Generation
August 30, 2017
IFAL Offers Leadership Opportunities for a Second Generation

Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB)  Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL) has proven to be a successful, long-running program providing a unique summer leadership conference, now reaching a second generation of high school junior students. 

Grand Champion Ham Brings $325,000 Charitable Bid at 54th Annual Country Ham Breakfast
August 24, 2017
Grand Champion Ham Brings $325,000 Charitable Bid at 54th Annual Country Ham Breakfast

The 54th Annual Kentucky Farm Bureau Country Ham Breakfast brought in an incredible $325,000 winning bid for the Kentucky State Fair’s Grand Champion Country Ham.

KFB Candid Conversation: Mr. Agriculture, Warren Beeler
August 9, 2017
KFB Candid Conversation: Mr. Agriculture, Warren Beeler

Warren Beeler answers questions about the changes and improvements that have occured in modern agriculture. Beeler comments on the complex, advanced industry that agriculture has today, and the misconceptions that still exist about it.

In Partnership with County Farm Bureau's, Kentucky Farm Bureau Awarded 431 College Scholarships Valued at $540, 775
August 8, 2017
In Partnership with County Farm Bureau's, Kentucky Farm Bureau Awarded 431 College Scholarships Valued at $540, 775

The recipients of the 2017 KYFB scholarships

KFB Young Farmer Summer Outing: Bringing young farm families together to learn, listen and advocate
August 8, 2017
KFB Young Farmer Summer Outing: Bringing young farm families together to learn, listen and advocate

“I’m just getting involved with the Young Farmer program in my county and looking forward to being more involved,” Thomas Folz of Christian County said. “It gives me a chance to network with other farmers from around the state and do things that gives back to the community.”

Freddy Farm Bureau Welcomes you to the 2017 Kentucky State Fair
August 1, 2017
Freddy Farm Bureau Welcomes you to the 2017 Kentucky State Fair

I deem it a privilege to have served as the official greeter of visitors to this wonderful event since 1958. Time sure has passed quickly and I have had the best seat in the house throughout those years to experience amazing exhibits, smell the wonderful food and to visit with the millions of people from across the state, throughout the country, and even from around the world who have come to the fair.

President's Column: Safe and Reliable Transportation is Essential to Kentucky's Economy
August 1, 2017
President's Column: Safe and Reliable Transportation is Essential to Kentucky's Economy

One thing I have discovered over the years, either on the farm or in the boardroom, is the benefit of working together and networking with others cannot be overstated.

'Ag Tag' Donations Soared to Nearly $630,000 in 2017, Shattering Previous Records
July 31, 2017
'Ag Tag' Donations Soared to Nearly $630,000 in 2017, Shattering Previous Records

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles announced today that voluntary “ag tag” donations in the 2017 fiscal year that ended June 30 amounted to $629,865.43, setting a record for the largest amount donated since the program began.

Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation Donates $1 Million to UK's Grain and Forage Center of Excellence
July 27, 2017
Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation Donates $1 Million to UK's Grain and Forage Center of Excellence

In continuing its long-standing support of the University of Kentucky (UK) College of Agriculture, Food and Environment’s Research and Education Center at Princeton, the Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation’s (KFBF) Board of Directors voted, during its last meeting, to donate a total of $1 million to initiatives at the facility’s new Grain and Forage Center of Excellence.