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County Leader Week:  A Time to Recognize and Encourage Local Volunteer Leaders

County Leader Week: A Time to Recognize and Encourage Local Volunteer Leaders

Kentucky Farm Bureau was founded on the principle of grassroots advocacy, a methodology that has served the organization well for more than 100 years.

March 5, 2021 - Legislative Report No. 7 - 2021 Kentucky General Assembly
March 5, 2021
March 5, 2021 - Legislative Report No. 7 - 2021 Kentucky General Assembly
Across Kentucky - March 5, 2021
March 5, 2021
Across Kentucky - March 5, 2021

Wolfe County's Heather Graham says extension and Farm Bureau partnered to produce safety videos to help their community.

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Market Closes - March 4, 2021
March 4, 2021
Market Closes - March 4, 2021

CBOT futures closed mixed but low range and far from the day’s highs. Cattle futures closed lower with bigger losses in the feeder contracts. Lean hog futures ended mixed with nearby contracts mostly lower.

Generation Bridge Brings New Leadership Opportunities to Specific Member Group
March 4, 2021
Generation Bridge Brings New Leadership Opportunities to Specific Member Group

As Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Centennial Year came to a close in 2019, the Vision 100 Committee was created at the direction of KFB President Mark Haney.  This committee, comprised of KFB volunteer leaders from the local level, as well as staff from both the Federation and the Insurance Company, was convened to help guide strategic planning for the future of the entire organization.

2021 KFB Young Farmer Virtual Leadership Conference
March 4, 2021
2021 KFB Young Farmer Virtual Leadership Conference

While virtual events have been the order of the day for most of the past year because of COVID-19, continuing the process of keeping members informed is still an important part of Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB), and the 2021 KFB Young Farmers (YF) Leadership Conference did just that.

Record Corn and Soybean Yields Highlight 2020 Growing Season
March 4, 2021
Record Corn and Soybean Yields Highlight 2020 Growing Season

In a year that was anything but normal for most people and industries, farm families stayed on the job and, with some help from Mother Nature, finished the season in record territory for corn and soybean production.