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KFB Marketbasket Survey Shows Increase in Food Prices for Second Straight Quarter

After two years of slight quarterly declines in food prices, the most recent Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Marketbasket Survey indicates a food-cost increase for a second straight quarter.

The survey, taken four times each year, price-checks 40 basic food items throughout the state in an effort to gauge current food-price trends. Since the end of 2016, surveyed food items had dropped by a total of $3.79 or just over three percent.

Across Kentucky - July 12, 2018
July 3, 2018
Across Kentucky - July 12, 2018

Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles recently led a delegation from the Bluegrass to Canada to discuss trade relations.  Quarles talks about the issues, Kentucky products already in being sold in Canada and other markets that may possibly open.

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Across Kentucky - July 11, 2018
July 3, 2018
Across Kentucky - July 11, 2018

Kentucky FFA is under the leadership of a new President, who is a first generation American.  FFA President Joy Pidgorodetska shares her story in agriculture, how she became involved and the message she has for all FFA members.

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Across Kentucky - July 10, 2018
July 3, 2018
Across Kentucky - July 10, 2018

The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture is hosting a Palmer Field Day on Thursday, July 12, at the Chris Drummond Farm in Ballard County.  U.K. Weed Scientist Dr. Travis Legleiter talks about the field day, the topics to be covered and the weed problems farmers are experiencing across the state.

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Across Kentucky - July 9, 2018
July 3, 2018
Across Kentucky - July 9, 2018

Young farmers from around the state will gather this weekend in Bowling Green for the Kentucky Young Farmers Outing.  Kentucky Farm Bureau Young Farmers Committee Chairman John Pedigo talks about the outing, the events planned and other details.

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Across Kentucky Promo - July 2, 2018 - July 6, 2018
June 28, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo - July 2, 2018 - July 6, 2018

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Across Kentucky - July 6, 2018
June 28, 2018
Across Kentucky - July 6, 2018

Students from Across Kentucky gathered on college campus this summer to participate in Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agriculture Leaders.  On today’s program we learn first hand from Lynzee Lacy about IFAL, what they learned this year, the friendships made and the broader picture of agriculture she had the chance to see.

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