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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 - March 10, 2020
March 5, 2020
Across Kentucky - March 10, 2020

Kentucky Farm Bureau Outstanding Youth Madison Goodlett was among members that participated in the Farm Bureau Congressional Tour in late February. Madison talks about her experience on the tour, some of the topics she discussed with members of Congress, and what she learned while attending.

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Across Kentucky - March 9, 2020
March 5, 2020
Across Kentucky - March 9, 2020

A new agribusiness is looking for farmers to grow Rapeseed in Kentucky during the 2020-21 Winter growing season. Perdue Agribusiness Grower Relations Manager Jeff Riddle talks about the company, growing Rapeseed, and two farmer meetings planned for Tuesday, March 10.

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KFB President Mark Haney Statement on House Bill 59
March 4, 2020
KFB President Mark Haney Statement on House Bill 59

Kentucky Farm Bureau fully supports House Bill 59, which raises awareness for mental health by designating the Wednesday of National Farm Safety Week as Farmer Suicide Prevention Day.

February 28, 2020 - Legislative Report No. 9 - 2020 Kentucky General Assembly
February 28, 2020
February 28, 2020 - Legislative Report No. 9 - 2020 Kentucky General Assembly
Advocacy in Action: The 2020 KFB Congressional Tour
February 27, 2020
Advocacy in Action: The 2020 KFB Congressional Tour

In keeping with their advocacy efforts in 2020, nearly 350 Kentucky Farm Bureau members made their way to Washington, D.C. as part of the organization’s annual Congressional Tour.

Kentucky Farm Bureau Announces Two New Podcasts and Changes to the Across Kentucky Radio Program
February 27, 2020
Kentucky Farm Bureau Announces Two New Podcasts and Changes to the Across Kentucky Radio Program

Kentucky Farm Bureau introduces two new podcasts, "Candid Conversation with Tim Thornberry" and "The Farmer's Voice" hosted by Alan Watts