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Statement from KFB President Mark Haney regarding proper labeling of meat products

Statement from KFB President Mark Haney regarding proper labeling of meat products

As a cattle producer, I am thankful to the General Assembly for passing House Bill 311 which will ensure lab-grown protein products are properly labeled for consumers. I would also like to thank Representative Michael Meredith for sponsoring this important bill.

Across Kentucky - February 20, 2019
February 14, 2019
Across Kentucky - February 20, 2019

Each FFA chapter in Kentucky celebrates National FFA Week in a different way.  LaRue County FFA Adviser Misty Bivens says their chapter will help prepare food for the local backpack program and celebrate another great year as an FFA chapter.

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Across Kentucky - February 19, 2019
February 14, 2019
Across Kentucky - February 19, 2019

FFA members in Kentucky and across the nation will take time out this week to celebrate National FFA Week.  Kentucky FFA President Joy Pidgorodetska talks about National FFA Week activities in Kentucky, what she and her fellow state officers are doing and how the week will wind up with a special event in Spencer County.  

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Across Kentucky - February 18, 2019
February 14, 2019
Across Kentucky - February 18, 2019

American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall recently made a stop in Kentucky to speak in Owensboro and visit some Kentucky farms.  President Duvall talks about the importance of visiting with farmers in Kentucky and across the country, and how that is part of the grassroots nature of Farm Bureau.

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Market Closes - February 13, 2019
February 13, 2019
Market Closes - February 13, 2019

CBOT futures closed narrowly mixed on little new fundamentals. Traders continue watch the US/China trade negotiations for direction. LC and FC futures closed lower and near the day’s lows; this is the second straight day of lower markets after LC set short-term highs on Monday. Lean Hog futures closed mixed with cash hog and pork values declining.

Kentucky Farm Bureau County Presidents and Vice Presidents Attend Conference in Louisville
February 13, 2019
Kentucky Farm Bureau County Presidents and Vice Presidents Attend Conference in Louisville

Every year, hundreds of leaders from county Farm Bureaus across the state gather in Louisville for the annual Presidents and Vice Presidents Conference.  The conference provides these volunteer leaders with an opportunity to hear from Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) leadership on many of the issues that affect their local organizations each day.  The statewide group comes together to learn and to exchange ideas about making their Farm Bureaus even more successful. 

Market Closes - February 11, 2019
February 11, 2019
Market Closes - February 11, 2019

CBOT futures closed steady to mostly lower with 2-percent soybean oil losses dragging soybean futures down one percent. Corn futures closed lower for the fourth straight day. Cattle futures closed slightly higher and near the day’s highs. Lean Hog futures beyond the Feb/April contracts closed strongly higher.