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Kentucky Family Wins Top Honor from American Farm Bureau Federation

Kentucky Family Wins Top Honor from American Farm Bureau Federation

Caleb and Leanne Ragland of LaRue County won a top honor during the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) virtual convention today, being named winners of the Young Farmers & Ranchers “Achievement Award.”  

Down the Backroads | My Rose of Hope
November 11, 2020
Down the Backroads | My Rose of Hope

As much as I love flowers and plants, the last thing I have is a green thumb. I have a hard time keeping plastic flowers alive, let alone anything living. So, when my wife had a landscaping project she wanted completed, my job was restricted solely to spreading the dirt and mulch.

KDA Partnering with Other Organizations to Administer Grant Aimed at Helping Veterans
November 11, 2020
KDA Partnering with Other Organizations  to Administer Grant Aimed at Helping Veterans

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture is partnering with other agriculture organizations in administering a federal grant directed to establish and enhance farming opportunities for military veterans, Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles announced.  

Across Kentucky - November 11, 2020
November 11, 2020
Across Kentucky - November 11, 2020

KFB 2nd Vice President Sharon Furches is serving on an EPA advisory committee.

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Market Closes - November 10, 2020
November 10, 2020
Market Closes - November 10, 2020

Most CBOT futures exploded to the upside on bullish USDA Crop Production and Supply/Demand reports. Cattle futures closed mixed with live cattle slightly higher and feeder cattle down marginally. Lean hog futures ended the day mixed with Dec/Feb/April lower and deferred contracts higher.

KFB's Vision 100 Committee Moving Forward
November 9, 2020
KFB's Vision 100 Committee Moving Forward

Last year, Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) created the Vision 100 Committee 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 - November 9, 2020
November 9, 2020
Across Kentucky - November 9, 2020

KFB 1st Vice President Eddie Melton discusses the AgVets program through KCARD.