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Kentucky Farm Bureau Announces Emerald Sponsorship for 2019 4-H Emerald Gala

Kentucky Farm Bureau Announces Emerald Sponsorship for 2019 4-H Emerald Gala

Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) is proud to announce its Emerald Sponsorship for the 2019 4- H Emerald Gala. The Emerald Sponsorship is the top commitment available for the gala that showcases 4-H Emerald Award Winners as well as the 4-H program in Kentucky. Funding for the sponsorship is provided from both Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation and Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance.

Across Kentucky - December 11, 2018
December 6, 2018
Across Kentucky - December 11, 2018

American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall was the keynote speaker for the Commodity Luncheon at the 99th Kentucky Farm Bureau Annual Meeting in Louisville.  President Duvall talks about the 2018 Farm Bill, the importance of Farm Bureau members letting their voice be heard and continuing trade negotiations.

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Across Kentucky - December 10, 2018
December 6, 2018
Across Kentucky - December 10, 2018

Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney says the 99th Annual Kentucky Farm Bureau meeting was a huge success.  President Haney talks with host Alan Watts about some of the highlights of the meeting, a new Second Vice President, and some of the recognitions.

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Market Closes - December 4, 2018
December 4, 2018
Market Closes - December 4, 2018

CBOT futures closed steady to mostly higher with corn and soybean futures ending near the day’s highs, AND maintaining the UP GAPS charted Monday based on the favorable US/China trade news.  Live Cattle futures closed strongly higher despite the sharp drop in the US equity markets tied to concerns the economy is weakening. 

Elections Held During Kentucky Farm Bureau's 99th Annual Meeting
December 4, 2018
Elections Held During Kentucky Farm Bureau's 99th Annual Meeting

Pulaski County farmer Mark Haney was re-elected Kentucky Farm Bureau President on the concluding day of the organization’s 99th annual meeting. Also re-elected was Webster County’s Eddie Melton as First Vice-President. Sharon Furches of Calloway County was elected as Second Vice-President, taking the place of Hart County’s Fritz Giesecke who retired from the Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation Board Saturday.  

Drew And Liz White Named Kentucky Farm Bureau's 2018 Outstanding Young Farm Family
December 4, 2018
Drew And Liz White Named Kentucky Farm Bureau's 2018 Outstanding Young Farm Family

Drew and Liz White of Union County were honored as Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) “2018 Outstanding Young Farm Family” at the 99th KFB Annual Meeting in Louisville. The award, given yearly, recognizes a couple or individual under 35 that demonstrates the strongest farm management skills, community and KFB involvement, and consistent financial growth through their farm.

Alexia Lawson Receives 2018 Women's Educational Grant
December 1, 2018
Alexia Lawson Receives 2018 Women's Educational Grant

Alexia Lawson of Breathitt County is the recipient of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 2018 Women’s Educational Grant. The announcement was made at the organization’s 99th annual meeting, held at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville. The $1,500 Women’s Educational Grant is awarded annually to a non-traditional, female student who is interested in resuming her education after previously leaving school to fulfill either family of work-related responsibilities.