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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.

University of Kentucky Entomologist talks tick prevention
May 23, 2018
University of Kentucky Entomologist talks tick prevention

University of Kentucky Entomologist, Lee Townsend, is reminding Kentuckians to take the necessary precautions to protect themselves and their loved ones from tick bites. 

Across Kentucky Promo May 28, 2018 - June 1, 2018
May 23, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo May 28, 2018 - June 1, 2018

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Across Kentucky - June 1, 2018
May 23, 2018
Across Kentucky - June 1, 2018

A new Pulaski County Kentucky Farm Bureau Roadside farm market, that began as a childhood project, is continuing to grow each year.  Mark and Sara Burnett own and operate Burnett Farms near Somerset.  Sarah talks about the market, it’s origin and growth, the community response and where the market is located.

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Across Kentucky - May 31, 2018
May 23, 2018
Across Kentucky - May 31, 2018

Yard sale fans from across the country will be in Kentucky this weekend for the 400 mile yard sale along US 68-80.  Coordinator Debbie Spencer, with We Make Things Happen, talks about the sale, the communities along the route, finding unique yard sale items and what the event means to the communities involved.

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Across Kentucky - May 30, 2018
May 23, 2018
Across Kentucky - May 30, 2018

A Calloway county farm wife and her husband are enjoying a successful career in farming after taking the plunge sixteen years ago to make their start.  Shea Lowe talks about the farm that she and her husband, Scott, own and operate, what it means to her and how the farm is impacting their family.

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Across Kentucky - May 29, 2018
May 23, 2018
Across Kentucky - May 29, 2018

A Christian County farmer was among those who were on an Honor Flight Bluegrass trip last year.  Bill Lester talks about his trip, what they did, what it meant for him to go and recalls some of the special times with his fellow veterans. 

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