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Comment Column by KFB 1st Vice President Eddie Melton: We are Stronger Together

Comment Column by KFB 1st Vice President Eddie Melton: We are Stronger Together

I remember a time in the early 1980s, when being on the farm was difficult at best and almost impossible. I will admit, there was a point when I considered what life away from the farm would be like.

Across Kentucky - February 26, 2020
February 20, 2020
Across Kentucky - February 26, 2020

Governor’s Office of Ag Policy Director Warren Beeler is continuing to serve under new Governor Andy Beshear.  Beeler talks about his role with the new administration, the focus on Ag Tech, and the need for farmers to continue to tell their story.

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Across Kentucky - February 25, 2020
February 20, 2020
Across Kentucky - February 25, 2020

Kentucky FFA President Haley Nelson from Franklin County says her year leading the state organization has been exciting.  Haley talks about her year, National FFA Week, activities that will be taking place, and her background in agriculture and the FFA.

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Across Kentucky - February 24, 2020
February 20, 2020
Across Kentucky - February 24, 2020

More than 14,000 Kentucky FFA members will join others around the nation this week in celebrating National FFA Week.  Matt Chaliff, Kentucky Student and Career Readiness Director, says FFA chapters will participate in a number of activities to help their community appreciate agriculture and the FFA.

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Market Closes - February 18, 2020
February 18, 2020
Market Closes - February 18, 2020

After the 3-day weekend, strong buying showed up for wheat and less so for corn futures.   Commodity markets were supported by news that China plans to waive tariffs on nearly 700 items beginning March 2 as they prepare to hopefully make purchases as directed by the US-China Trade deal. Cattle futures closed higher on narrow-range trade, but in the upper part of Friday’s wide range. Lean hog futures closed higher with nearby April LH up two percent.

2020 Kentucky Farm Bureau Congressional Tour
February 17, 2020
2020 Kentucky Farm Bureau Congressional Tour
February 14, 2020 - Legislative Report No. 7 - 2020 Kentucky General Assembly
February 14, 2020
February 14, 2020 - Legislative Report No. 7 - 2020 Kentucky General Assembly