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Trade Mission to Canada
July 30, 2018
Trade Mission to Canada

KFB participates in trade mission to Kentucky’s biggest export market

KFB Continues its Support of Education with a Summer of Learning
July 30, 2018
KFB Continues its Support of Education with a Summer of Learning

Each summer, Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) hosts a number of events which are all connected by one common denominator; education.

2018 Kentucky Farm Bureau Scholarship Recipients
July 30, 2018
2018 Kentucky Farm Bureau Scholarship Recipients

KFB and county Farm Bureau organizations provided 402 college scholarship grants this year totaling $465,400. The scholarships were awarded to recipients who displayed the greatest levels of academic excellence, involvement in extracurricular activities, leadership abilities and financial need. 

Statement from KFB President Mark Haney on $12 billion agriculture assistance programs
July 25, 2018
Statement from KFB President Mark Haney on $12 billion agriculture assistance programs

We welcome the news that the USDA will authorize up to $12 billion in programs to help farm families weather the losses caused by unjustified retaliatory tariffs on U.S. agricultural goods. 

AFBF President Zippy Duvall's Statement on Trade and Tariffs
July 24, 2018
AFBF President Zippy Duvall's Statement on Trade and Tariffs

The $12 billion package of agricultural assistance announced today by the administration will provide a welcome measure of temporary relief to our farmers and ranchers who are experiencing the financial effects of the trade war.

Agriculture Issues and Keeping Members Informed
July 24, 2018
Keeping Members Informed

Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) delegate members recently met in Louisville to vote on an American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) policy change passed at the AFBF convention held last January and discussed a number of state and national issues facing the agriculture industries. 

University of Kentucky to host Corn, Soybean and Tobacco Field Day
July 20, 2018
University of Kentucky to host Corn, Soybean and Tobacco Field Day

The University of Kentucky’s Corn, Soybean and Tobacco Field Day is July 24 at the UK Research and Education Center Farm in Princeton.

American Farm Bureau speaks on how the trade war endangers farmers
July 19, 2018
American Farm Bureau speaks on how the trade war endangers farmers

Representatives from the American Farm Bureau testify to Congress warning that many farms will suffer if the growing trade war continues. 

Summertime is the time for the Kentucky State Fair
July 17, 2018
Summertime is the time for the Kentucky State Fair

There is a kind of satisfaction that is like no other when we look out over a tall corn field or a flourishing soybean crop; when we see healthy calves growing strong and tobacco leaves waving in the breeze; when we smell a freshly cut hay field and experience a summer sunset over rolling pastures.

KFB Marketbasket Survey Shows Increase in Food Prices for Second Straight Quarter
July 13, 2018
KFB Marketbasket Survey Shows Increase in Food Prices for Second Straight Quarter

After two years of slight quarterly declines in food prices, the most recent Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Marketbasket Survey indicates a food-cost increase for a second straight quarter.

The survey, taken four times each year, price-checks 40 basic food items throughout the state in an effort to gauge current food-price trends. Since the end of 2016, surveyed food items had dropped by a total of $3.79 or just over three percent.