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May 17, 2019 - Statement From Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney on Trade and Tariffs

May 17, 2019 - Statement From Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney on Trade and Tariffs

In addition to being resourceful, hard-working and persistent, our nation’s farmers have been very patient. We have endured continued drops in net farm income, a host of natural disasters, and some of the most volatile commodity markets experienced in decades. 

Staying out of the Weather: Compost bedded pack barns could eliminate some wintertime hassles
April 4, 2019
Staying out of the Weather:  Compost bedded pack barns could eliminate some wintertime hassles

Since the end of last December, several head of a beef cattle herd on the David and Mollie Appelman / ATM Farm, were kept in a compost bedded pack barn throughout the winter months, rather than out in the wet winter weather. The idea led to dryer feeding conditions, less water/waste run-off, easier working conditions, and happier cows. 

Down the Backroads: Be thankful for that tractor on the road
April 4, 2019
Down the Backroads: Be thankful for that tractor on the road

Being lucky enough to live in a rural area, I have grown accustomed to my farm neighbors and their implements moving back and forth on our roads. In fact, I have gone along for a ride or two with them, on occasion.

Priority: Rural Broadband
April 4, 2019
Priority: Rural Broadband

As the push to move broadband service to all corners of the country intensifies, a new report has been released which highlights the major government initiatives for doing just that.

 

Across Kentucky Promo April 8, 2019 - April 12, 2019
April 4, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo April 8, 2019 - April 12, 2019

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Across Kentucky - April 12, 2019
April 4, 2019
Across Kentucky - April 12, 2019

A Kentucky farmer and agribusiness dealer is making an impact on the agriculture equipment world with his experience and knowledge in farming.  H & R Agripower Vice-President Steve Hunt talks about serving on the Case IH Dealer Advisory Board, helping the company test the latest equipment and what agriculture means to him.

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Across Kentucky - April 11, 2019
April 4, 2019
Across Kentucky - April 11, 2019

The Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program is made up of a variety of locations across the state that range in size, shape and the way the owners serve customers.  Program Director Fran McCall talks about the variety of farm markets, how they are certified and what that means for customers.

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