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Comment Column:  KFB Young Farmer Chair Tyler Ferguson talks about farming and a rural way of life

Comment Column: KFB Young Farmer Chair Tyler Ferguson talks about farming and a rural way of life

Having grown up working on my grandparent’s farm, I learned at an early age an appreciation of the farming way of life. I was taught the value agriculture holds for my family and the world around me. 

Commissioner Quarles Congratulates 2019 KHSAA-KDA Ag Athletes of the Year
March 12, 2019
Commissioner Quarles Congratulates 2019 KHSAA-KDA Ag Athletes of the Year

Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles applauded six Kentucky high school student-athletes involved in agriculture for being named the 2019 Kentucky High School Athletic Association-Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) Ag Athletes of the Year.

Kentucky Farm Bureau Hosts Women's Leadership Conference
March 12, 2019
Kentucky Farm Bureau Hosts Women's Leadership Conference

More than 250 Kentucky women in agriculture gathered in Lexington this past weekend for the Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Women’s Leadership Conference at the Embassy Suites in Lexington.

Market Closes - March 11, 2019
March 11, 2019
Market Closes - March 11, 2019

CBOT futures closed lower and near the day’s lows, with corn and wheat futures setting new contract lows. Cattle futures closed lower as traders booked profits after Friday’s strong close.  Lean Hog futures soared today, adding to Friday’s strong gains. Hog futures were supported by rising hog and pork cutouts.

March 8, 2019 - Legislative Report No. 7 - 2019 Kentucky General Assembly
March 8, 2019
March 8, 2019 - Legislative Report No. 7 - 2019 Kentucky General Assembly
Angus Lead the Way in 33rd Annual Winter Beef Showcase
March 8, 2019
Angus Lead the Way in 33rd Annual Winter Beef Showcase

The Kentucky Farm Bureau Beef Expo recorded total sales of $896,402 in its 33rd running March 1-3 at the Kentucky Exposition Center.  

The Agriculture Council of America (ACA) will host National Agriculture Day on March 14, 2019.
March 8, 2019
The Agriculture Council of America (ACA) will host National Agriculture Day on March 14, 2019.

The Agriculture Council of America (ACA) will host National Agriculture Day on March 14, 2019. This will mark the 46th anniversary of National Ag Day which is celebrated in classrooms and communities across the country. The theme for National Ag Day 2019 is "Agriculture: Food for Life."