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OFFICERS

President   Larry Hardin
Vice President   David Teater
 Secretary/Treasurer   James Osbourne
Farm Bureau Women's Chair   Grace Hardin
 Young Farmer Chair   Richard Medley

 

DIRECTORS

Jim Gibson   Willisburg
Rick Greenwell   Lebanon
George Graves   Springfield
Ray Johnson   Lebanon
 Dennie Lawson   Springfield
 Shawn Mattingly   Springfield
Michael McCain   Springfield
Richard Medley   Springfield
 Bob Osbourne   Springfield
Mark Riley   Springfield
David Shumate   Springfield
 Danny Ray Spalding   St. Catherine

KFB Spotlight

KFB Marketbasket Survey Shows Increase in Food Prices for Second Straight Quarter
July 13, 2018
KFB Marketbasket Survey Shows Increase in Food Prices for Second Straight Quarter

After two years of slight quarterly declines in food prices, the most recent Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Marketbasket Survey indicates a food-cost increase for a second straight quarter.

The survey, taken four times each year, price-checks 40 basic food items throughout the state in an effort to gauge current food-price trends. Since the end of 2016, surveyed food items had dropped by a total of $3.79 or just over three percent.

David S. Beck: The Next Chapter
June 29, 2018
David S. Beck: The Next Chapter

In making this transition, Beck acknowledges that change has come to Farm Bureau over the years and change is necessary to remain effective. But the organization exists for the same reasons in which it began nearly a century ago.

“To me, the value of Farm Bureau is doing things for the membership collectively that they can’t do by themselves,” he said. “And being a part of this organization has been a blessing to me.”

Statement from KFB President Mark Haney on Farm Bill passage
June 29, 2018
Statement from KFB President Mark Haney on Farm Bill passage

I would like to thank Senator Mitch McConnell on his extensive efforts to move forward the single most important piece of legislation affecting agriculture and rural communities.