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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 - May 20, 2020
May 20, 2020
Across Kentucky - May 20, 2020

KFB Young Farmer Director Jackson Tolle discusses the goals of theYoung Farmer program.

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Across Kentucky - May 18, 2020
May 18, 2020
Across Kentucky - May 18, 2020

KFB President Mark Haney discusses the importance of local business to agriculture and rural communities. 

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Across Kentucky - May 15, 2020
May 15, 2020
Across Kentucky - May 15, 2020

AFBF's R.J. Karney identifies two Small Business Administration loans now available to Kentucky farmers.

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Market Closes - May 13, 2020
May 13, 2020
Market Closes - May 13, 2020

CBOT futures mostly closed lower to sharply lower as traders seemed to reassess yesterday’s USDA supply-demand estimates. Cattle futures closed sharply lower and near the day’s lows. Lean hog futures also closed sharply lower, adding to the short-term downtrend started a week ago. 

Across Kentucky - May 13, 2020
May 13, 2020
Across Kentucky - May 13, 2020

Kentucky Secretary of State Michael Adams outlines changes to voting procedures the state has implemented in response to COVID 19.

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"It's Gooo-od": Feeding Kentucky Buys 10,000 Pounds of Purnell's Sausage
May 12, 2020
"It's Gooo-od": Feeding Kentucky Buys 10,000 Pounds of Purnell's Sausage

Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles has announced Feeding Kentucky has purchased 10,080 pounds of Kentucky Proud pork sausage from the iconic Purnell’s “Old Folks” headquartered in Simpsonville, Kentucky. The purchase is funded by a historic donation from Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company to Feeding Kentucky as part of the Kentucky Hunger Initiative last month.