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President's Column:  Grassroots, The Foundation of Farm Bureau

President's Column: Grassroots, The Foundation of Farm Bureau

Whenever I have been asked to describe what Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) is about or how it operates, I always begin with one word: “grassroots.”

If you have been around this organization as long as I have, that word comes up often and we never want to lose sight of how important it really is.

Across Kentucky - February 24, 2020
February 20, 2020
Across Kentucky - February 24, 2020

More than 14,000 Kentucky FFA members will join others around the nation this week in celebrating National FFA Week.  Matt Chaliff, Kentucky Student and Career Readiness Director, says FFA chapters will participate in a number of activities to help their community appreciate agriculture and the FFA.

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Market Closes - February 18, 2020
February 18, 2020
Market Closes - February 18, 2020

After the 3-day weekend, strong buying showed up for wheat and less so for corn futures.   Commodity markets were supported by news that China plans to waive tariffs on nearly 700 items beginning March 2 as they prepare to hopefully make purchases as directed by the US-China Trade deal. Cattle futures closed higher on narrow-range trade, but in the upper part of Friday’s wide range. Lean hog futures closed higher with nearby April LH up two percent.

2020 Kentucky Farm Bureau Congressional Tour
February 17, 2020
2020 Kentucky Farm Bureau Congressional Tour
February 14, 2020 - Legislative Report No. 7 - 2020 Kentucky General Assembly
February 14, 2020
February 14, 2020 - Legislative Report No. 7 - 2020 Kentucky General Assembly
Across Kentucky Promo February 17, 2020 - February 21, 2020
February 13, 2020
Across Kentucky Promo February 17, 2020 - February 21, 2020

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Across Kentucky - February 21, 2020
February 13, 2020
Across Kentucky - February 21, 2020

The Kentucky Cattleman's Association honored five outstanding cattle producers from across the state during their annual convention in January.  Executive Director Dave Maples provides a glimpse at the accomplishments of each of the most recent Hall of Fame inductees.

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