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National Agriculture Day Event Highlights Kentucky-sourced Beef
March 20, 2018
National Agriculture Day Event Highlights Kentucky-sourced Beef

In honor of National Agriculture Day, the Governor’s Office of Agricultural Policy joined Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles, Beef Solutions, LLC and Kroger today to mark the launch of Kentucky Cattlemen’s ground beef available at select Kentucky Kroger locations.   

 

Breaking Ground on UK Grain and Forage Center of Excellence
March 19, 2018
Breaking Ground on UK Grain and Forage Center of Excellence

Ag leaders from across the Commonwealth gathered to break ground, commemorating the start of the construction for the new UK Grain and Forage center of Excellence on Thursday, March 15, 2018.

KFB Members take Agriculture Issues to the Capitol on the 2018 Congressional Tour
March 12, 2018
KFB Members take Agriculture Issues to the Capitol on the 2018 Congressional Tour

More than 350 Kentucky Farm Bureau members made their way to Washington, D.C. to continue a long-standing KFB tradition of advocacy at the federal level, as they participated in this year’s Congressional Tour.

Down the Backroads: A Sense of Dignity Greater than Hunger Itself
March 12, 2018
Down the Backroads: A Sense of Dignity Greater than Hunger Itself

In knowing the great efforts being made today in this state to combat hunger issues, I hope as individuals we always provide for those who need food and that one day it will no longer be a problem here or anywhere.

Collegiate Farm Bureau: Universities Provide Students with Ag Leadership Opportunities
March 12, 2018
Collegiate Farm Bureau: Universities Provide Students with Ag Leadership Opportunities

In its ongoing efforts to help young people become involved in the agriculture industry as well as to share with them more about Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) as an organization, a program was created specifically for college students to assist in achieving these goals.

Nominations open for Kentucky Agricultural Leadership Program
March 12, 2018
Nominations open for Kentucky Agricultural Leadership Program

From the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment

 

Kentucky Farm Bureau Members Visit Frankfort, Advocate on Behalf of Agriculture
March 8, 2018
Kentucky Farm Bureau Members Visit Frankfort, Advocate on Behalf of Agriculture

Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) members made their way to Frankfort this week to meet with their state legislators during the annual KFB Legislative Drive-In/Food Check-Out Day.

Statement from Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney: Association Health Plans
March 8, 2018
Statement from Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney: Association Health Plans

Association Health Plans have the potential to provide farmers and ranchers across rural America an enhanced opportunity to improve access to better healthcare options at a much more affordable cost. 

Statement from Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney: Dairy Farmers Facing Uncertain Times
March 6, 2018
Statement from Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney: Dairy Farmers Facing Uncertain Times

Kentucky dairy farmers are facing uncertain times. The recent news that many dairy farms in the state will be losing their ability to sell locally to a major distributor has left these farm families and the Kentucky dairy industry in even greater uncertainty.

Investing in Education is Vital to Kentucky's Youth and Our Commonwealth's Future
March 5, 2018
Investing in Education is Vital to Kentucky's Youth and Our Commonwealth's Future

When you think of Kentucky, many things come to mind from beautiful horses to endless acres of some of the best farmland anywhere. But for those of us who live here and are members of Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB), we know that educating our young people is the most important thing we can do.