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Ray Allan Mackey honored for Distinguished Service to Agriculture
November 21, 2016
Ray Allan Mackey honored for Distinguished Service to Agriculture

Hardin County farmer Ray Allan Mackey has been named winner of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) annual award for Distinguished Service to Agriculture. He was honored at the organization’s 97th annual meeting at the Galt House Hotel.

Carey Brown honored as KFB's 2016 Communications Award recipient
November 21, 2016
Carey Brown honored as  KFB's 2016 Communications Award recipient

Carey Brown, the Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association (KCA) publication coordinator, was named the winner of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 2016 Communications Award.

Kentucky Farm Bureau ready to host 97th Annual Meeting
November 17, 2016
Kentucky Farm Bureau ready to host 97th Annual Meeting

More than 2,000 Kentucky Farm Bureau members from across the state will gather for the organization’s 97th annual meeting.

Understanding the Farm Bill: And why it's important to everyone
November 4, 2016
Understanding the Farm Bill: And why it's important to everyone

The Farm Bills of today contain multiple components and include mountains of information and regulations related to a variety of sectors including nutrition, the environment and rural development to name a few. But understanding it is not just important to those in the agriculture industry.

KFB Candid Conversations: Agriculture's role in alleviating hunger in Kentucky
November 3, 2016
KFB Candid Conversations: Agriculture's role in alleviating hunger in Kentucky

A discussion about the topical issues facing the agricultural industry in a Q&A format with  Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles. Commissioner Quarles talks about the Hunger Task Force created earlier this year to help alleviate the issue of food insecurity in Kentucky.

Auburn College of Veterinary Medicine and Kentucky Partnership: Helping students realize their educational dreams
October 28, 2016
Auburn College of Veterinary Medicine and Kentucky Partnership: Helping students realize their educational dreams

Since 1951, Kentucky students looking for careers in veterinarian medicine have taken advantage of the partnership between this state and AU Vet Med to help realize their dreams of becoming veterinarians.

MSU's Browning Orchard Serving as an Integral Part of University's Ag Program
October 26, 2016
MSU's Browning Orchard Serving as an Integral Part of University's Ag Program

Fall is the time of year in which many festival-type events are held, mostly in honor of food. The Browning Orchard Festival is no different but along with it being a celebration of the foods that are grown there, it is also a classroom for the agriculture programs at Morehead State University.

Retail food prices in Kentucky decrease slightly during 3rd Quarter
October 24, 2016
Retail food prices in Kentucky decrease slightly during 3rd Quarter

After a slight increase in food prices was experienced during the second quarter of 2016, third quarter results returned to declines.

Farm to School Month spotlights efforts to get more local foods into Kentucky schools
October 19, 2016
Farm to School Month spotlights efforts to get more local foods into Kentucky schools

Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles encourages Kentucky school children to celebrate Farm to School Month in October and throughout the year.

Elizabethtown SBDC director recognized as one of the best
October 18, 2016
Elizabethtown SBDC director recognized as one of the best

The Office of Veterans Business Development recognized Patricia Krausman, director of the Elizabethtown Small Business Development Center, as one of the six most outstanding instructors for the 2016 Boots 2 Business program.