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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 25, 2020
May 26, 2020
Across Kentucky - May 25, 2020

Kentucky FFA Executive Director Sheldon McKinney discusses the "I Believe" program which will appear on RFD-TV on Monday, May 25, 2020.  

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Across Kentucky - May 22, 2020
May 22, 2020
Across Kentucky - May 22, 2020

KFB Commodity Specialist Fran McCall discusses the discusses value of KFB Certified Farm Markets and the increasing demand for locally-grown food.

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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.