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The Value in KFB Membership

Through the years, developing and promoting member benefits has been a key component in helping the organization grow. Kentucky now ranks as the fourth largest Farm Bureau in the country, and at the end of the day, having such strong numbers helps the organization in its advocacy efforts which in turn, positively affects our members in both rural and urban areas.

Across Kentucky - May 15, 2018
May 10, 2018
Across Kentucky - May 15, 2018

An Eastern Kentucky community is using broadband access at the library to provide Tele-Health services for veterans. Rural Broadband Association Director Shirley Bloomfield talks about broadband, the efforts in Kentucky, and the plan to expand to other communities across the country.

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Across Kentucky - May 14, 2018
May 10, 2018
Across Kentucky - May 14, 2018

May is Beef Month in Kentucky.  Host Alan Watts talks with Kentucky Beef Council Director of Consumer Affairs Kiah Twisselman about Beef Month, the recipes that will be available, the Beef Media Tour and how Kentucky beef farmers are helping to feed the hungry in the state.

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Market Closes - May 9, 2018
May 9, 2018
Market Closes - May 9, 2018

CBOT futures tried to move higher early but closed steady to lower except for soybean oil. Futures generally traded similar to Tuesday’s market, stabilizing after Monday’s sharp price drop. Cattle futures moved higher after the opening but spent the rest of the day working lower. Lean Hog futures closed mixed with weaker cash hog prices and a bounce in the pork cutout.

Boone County's Champion Elite Equestrian Drill Team
May 8, 2018
Boone County's Champion Elite Equestrian Drill Team

In a place known as the Horse Capital of the World, the 4-H organization has long enjoyed a special relationship with the equine population. Nowhere is that more evident than in Boone County, Kentucky, home of the 2017 State Champion 4-H Elite Equestrian Drill Team.

U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance Unveils New Sustainability Officers Program
May 8, 2018
U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance Unveils New Sustainability Officers Program

The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance created the Sustainability Officers Council to provide food companies with access to the farmer and rancher perspective. It is critical for farmers and ranchers to have a voice in conversations with others in the supply chain about sustainability, food and agriculture.

UK Ag Biotech student to serve on Agriculture Future of America student advisory team
May 8, 2018
UK Ag Biotech student to serve on Agriculture Future of America student advisory team

From internships and work experiences to leadership and volunteer opportunities, Leon, a Nicholasville native, pursues experiences that set him apart from his peers and prepare him to pursue a career in agriculture and biotechnology