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Kentucky Farm Bureau Announces "Generation Bridge Core Leadership Committee" during 101st Annual Meeting

Louisville, KY (December 4, 2020) – During Thursday’s session of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s 101st annual meeting KFB President Mark Haney delivered his remarks and KFB leadership announced an exciting new initiative -- Generation Bridge.

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.

A Time for Giving | Montgomery County Farm Bureau Food Giveaway Helps Community Members
November 6, 2020
A Time for Giving | Montgomery County Farm Bureau Food Giveaway Helps Community Members

Despite a rainy day, Montgomery County Farm Bureau (MCFB) members followed through with their plans to get nutritious food in the hands of the community through two special events. First, by way of the Farmers to Families Food Box initiative, which began thanks to the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). The other was through the purchase of a local steer which was processed into hamburger and given to the local food bank coalition.