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Elections Held During Kentucky Farm Bureau's 100th Annual Meeting

Elections Held During Kentucky Farm Bureau's 100th Annual Meeting

Pulaski County farmer Mark Haney was re-elected Kentucky Farm Bureau President on the concluding day of the organization’s 100th annual meeting. Also re-elected were Webster County’s Eddie Melton as First Vice-President and Sharon Furches of Calloway County as Second Vice-President. 

KFB Third Quarter Marketbasket Survey Shows Slight Increase in Food Prices
November 5, 2019
KFB Third Quarter Marketbasket Survey Shows Slight Increase in Food Prices

The Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Marketbasket Survey results from the third quarter of 2019 indicate an increase to the overall cost of food with substantial price fluctuations of most items.

Market Closes - November 4, 2019
November 4, 2019
Market Closes - November 4, 2019

CBOT futures closed mixed with corn and wheat under pressure from disappointing export demand and plentiful supplies. Some private corn production estimates are above expectations. Cattle futures closed slightly higher except for the nearby feeder contracts.  Beyond the nearby December LH contract, futures closed moderately lower.

Across Kentucky Promo November 4, 2019 - November 8, 2019
October 30, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo November 4, 2019 - November 8, 2019

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Across Kentucky - November 8, 2019
October 30, 2019
Across Kentucky - November 8, 2019

Class XXII of the Kentucky Agriculture Leadership Program is in full swing, with class members learning about agriculture across the state and around the world.  Class members Tyler Ferguson and Jim Gilles talk about their experiences in the class, their fellow class members and what they are learning.

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Across Kentucky - November 7, 2019
October 30, 2019
Across Kentucky - November 7, 2019

USDA Farm Service Agency Administrator Peggy Brown was in Kentucky in October to meet farmers across the state and learn how the agency is serving their needs.  Brown talks about her first visit to the Bluegrass state, some of the issues the agency is working on and meeting with the Kentucky Agriculture Leadership Program.

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Across Kentucky - November 6, 2019
October 30, 2019
Across Kentucky - November 6, 2019

The Kentucky Farm Bureau Resolutions Committee begins meeting Wednesday, November 6, to narrow down potential resolutions that will be presented to the Farm Bureau membership during the annual meeting in December.  First Vice President Eddie Melton says the issues range from broadband to taxes, predators and industrial hemp. 

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