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KFB Candid Conversation:  U.S. Census Bureau Partnership Specialist Dani Rodgers Discusses the Importance of the Census

KFB Candid Conversation: U.S. Census Bureau Partnership Specialist Dani Rodgers Discusses the Importance of the Census

KFB Candid Conversation presents a discussion about the topical issues facing the agricultural industry and rural communities in a question and answer format. In this column, Dani Rodgers, Partnership Specialist with the U.S. Census Bureau discusses the census process and why it is so important, especially to rural communities.

Across Kentucky - January 30, 2020
January 23, 2020
Across Kentucky - January 30, 2020

Summit Meat Processing partner Kyle Turpen says the Mobile Meat Market is allowing their company to reach new customers.  Turpen talks about the Mobile Meat Market, what is offered in the mobile market, and the Epic Food Truck that was introduced in 2019.

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Across Kentucky - January 29, 2020
January 23, 2020
Across Kentucky - January 29, 2020

A central Kentucky meat processor is providing excellent customer service to farmers and customers in their region of the state and beyond.  We talk with Summit Meat Processing partner Kyle Turpen about their processing facility and something new they recently introduced.

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Across Kentucky - January 28, 2020
January 23, 2020
Across Kentucky - January 28, 2020

Warren County farmer Jake Hunt took home the top prize in the Kentucky Corn Yield contest recently at the Kentucky Commodity Conference in Bowling Green.  Hunt talks about his corn crop, what he planted, when it was seeded, and his love of the farm and agriculture.

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Across Kentucky - January 27, 2020
January 23, 2020
Across Kentucky - January 27, 2020

The cost of basic food items in Kentucky rose slightly in 2019 according to the Kentucky Farm Bureau Market Basket Survey.  Farm Bureau Communications Director Todd Bright talks about the survey, what items saw increases, the trend compared to other years, and how the price of food impacts farmers.

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Kirby Green of Daviess County Wins American Farm Bureau Federation's Excellence in Agriculture Award
January 20, 2020
Kirby Green of Daviess County Wins American Farm Bureau Federation's Excellence in Agriculture Award

Daviess County’s Kirby Green won the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Young Farmers & Ranchers “Excellence in Agriculture Award” against strong competition from around the country during the 2020 AFBF Annual Convention.

Vicki Bryant Elected to AFBF Women's Leadership Committee
January 20, 2020
Vicki Bryant Elected to AFBF Women's Leadership Committee

Monroe County Farm Bureau member Vickie Bryant has been elected to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) Women’s Leadership Committee. The announcement came at the AFBF Annual Meeting being held in Austin, Texas.