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Generation Bridge Brings New Leadership Opportunities to Specific Member Group

Generation Bridge Brings New Leadership Opportunities to Specific Member Group

As Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Centennial Year came to a close in 2019, the Vision 100 Committee was created at the direction of KFB President Mark Haney.  This committee, comprised of KFB volunteer leaders from the local level, as well as staff from both the Federation and the Insurance Company, was convened to help guide strategic planning for the future of the entire organization.

Across Kentucky - February 3, 2021
February 3, 2021
Across Kentucky - February 3, 2021

Daviess County's Brandon Gilles was a national finalist in the AFBF Discussion Meet.

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Market Closes - February 2, 2021
February 2, 2021
Market Closes - February 2, 2021

CBOT futures closed lower as fund selling weighed on prices amid a lack of significant daily export sales announcements from USDA. Cattle futures closed moderately higher and near the day’s highs. Lean hog futures closed strongly higher with nearly all contracts trading new contract highs.

Market Closes - February 1, 2021
February 1, 2021
Market Closes - February 1, 2021

CBOT futures closed mixed between commodities and within the soybean contracts. Live cattle futures closed mixed while feeders were higher across the board. Lean hog futures finished lower in the front contracts and higher in the July-forward ones.

Summit Offers Producers Tips for Direct Sales
January 29, 2021
Summit Offers Producers Tips for Direct Sales

When income flows directly from consumers to farmers, everyone benefits. Consumers have access to the freshest food, farmers can ask a premium price for their product because there is no middle-man, and local economies benefit in the form of jobs and local purchases. For farmers who are thinking about this for the first time or have been doing direct sales for years, the Agriculture Direct Marketing Summit, Feb. 16-18, offers tips to improve the direct sales process. 

Kentucky Farm Bureau Beef Expo Given Green Light for 2021
January 29, 2021
Kentucky Farm Bureau Beef Expo Given Green Light for 2021

With sales approaching or exceeding the $1 million mark each year, the Kentucky Farm Bureau Beef Expo offers purebred cattle breeders one of the most unique and effective state-supported promotional events.

Across Kentucky - January 29, 2021
January 29, 2021
Across Kentucky - January 29, 2021

Mayfield Representative Richard Heath says Senate Bill 3 has bicameral support in Frankfort.

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