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Down the Backroads

Down the Backroads

By Tim Thornberry, Editor Kentucky Farm Bureau News

During a recent visit to West Kentucky, I decided to make the return trip an adventure and stay off the Interstate/Parkway for as long as possible. Nothing wrong with our wonderful Interstate system, but I do enjoy the scenery that can only be found on the less beaten paths.

Across Kentucky - September 17, 2018
September 13, 2018
Across Kentucky - September 17, 2018

Kentucky Farm Bureau leaders recently met with Canadian Consul General Doug George to discuss trade between Canada and Kentucky.  Farm Bureau President Mark Haney and 1st Vice President Eddie Melton discuss the meeting, the importance of trade with Canada and Mexico, some of the issues discussed and the impact on Kentucky Agriculture.

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Across Kentucky Promo September 10, 2018 - September 14, 2018
September 6, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo September 10, 2018 - September 14, 2018

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Across Kentucky - September 14, 2018
September 6, 2018
Across Kentucky - September 14, 2018

Construction is progressing on schedule for the University of Kentucky Grain and Forage Center of Excellence in Princeton.  Director Dr. Chad Lee discusses the progress of the construction, how the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment is already expanding its programs at the Research and Education Center in Princeton and provides other updates.

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Across Kentucky - September 13, 2018
September 6, 2018
Across Kentucky - September 13, 2018

A Kentucky native has been entertaining audiences at rodeos across the country for twenty-three years.  Professional Rodeo Clown Mighty Mike Wentworth discusses his career, how he got started at a rodeo in Brandenburg, Kentucky, the awards he has won and the ultimate sign of a job well-done.

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Across Kentucky - September 12, 2018
September 6, 2018
Across Kentucky - September 12, 2018

Class XII of the Kentucky Agriculture Leadership Program will begin their two-year journey across the state and abroad later this year.  Program Coordinator Dr. Will Snell talks about the members of the class, their backgrounds and what they will learn during the program.

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Across Kentucky - September 11, 2018
September 6, 2018
Across Kentucky - September 11, 2018

A cooking team from Harlan County took top honors during the Kentucky Junior Chef Competition at the Kentucky State Fair.  Kentucky Department of Agriculture Farm to School Program Coordinator Tina Garland talks about the competition, the winning teams, what they won and the ultimate goal of the competition.

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