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OFFICERS

President   Timmy Jones
 Vice President   Steve Downs
 Secretary   Angela Rakes
Treasurer   David Isaacs
Farm Bureau Women's Chair   Angela Rakes
 Young Farmer Chair   Matthew Mattingly

 

DIRECTORS

Mike Ford   Lebanon
Tommy Glasscock   Lebanon
Garland Jones   Loretto
Joe Bernard Luckett   Lebanon
John G. Mattingly   Lebanon
Greg Morris   Lebanon
 Kay Peterson   Lebanon
Cody Rakes   Loretto
 Michael Spalding   Lebanon
Donnie Veatch   Finley

 

DIRECTORS AT LARGE

Steve Downs   Lebanon
Curtis Jones   Loretto

 

EX - OFFICIO

Larry Elder   Loretto
Joe Paul Mattingly   Raywick

 

KFB Spotlight

"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.

KFB Candid Conversation with University of Kentucky Associate Extension Professor Kenny Burdine
May 6, 2020
KFB Candid Conversation with University of Kentucky Associate Extension Professor Kenny Burdine

KFB Candid Conversation presents discussions about issues facing the agricultural industry and rural communities in a question and answer format. In this column, UK Associate Extension Pofessor Kenny Burdine discusses the current state of the cattle industry and his role on a national team which came together to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the sector.

Kentucky Company Hoping to Turn Traditional Crop into a Life Saver
May 6, 2020
Kentucky Company Hoping to Turn Traditional Crop into a Life Saver

It is no secret that tobacco production has been on the decline for several years and for a number of reasons, including waning consumer use of tobacco products. As more and more tobacco users turn away from its usage, one Kentucky company is looking at this very traditional crop for use in a very non-traditional way – as a possible means to combat the COVID-19 virus.