Kentucky Farm Bureau Across Kentucky

 

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Across Kentucky

Unless noted with *** none of these messages are dated.  They may be aired more than once and carry the message of KFB to the rural Commonwealth.

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2024
1 Jan 1-5 KYFBAK-0101 KFB Discussion Meet winner Alex Gilles says you're never too old to learn.
KYFBAK-0102 Kentucky Ag Commissioner-Elect Jonathan Shell says issues should be bigger than politics.
KYFBAK-0103 KFB Woman of the Year Savannah Robin sees the need to open doors for the next generation.
2 Jan 8-12 KYFBAK-0201 AFBF President Zippy Duvall says the organization is strong because of its rural roots.
KYFBAK-0202 KFB Farm Woman of the Year Savannah Robin says there's room for new leaders in agriculture.
KYFBAK-0203 KFB Outstanding Youth Brooklyn Felts sees both sides of land use in the Commonwealth.
3 Jan 15-19 KYFBAK-0301 KFB President Eddie Melton says Kentucky policy will be included in the policy debate at the AFBF convention.
KYFBAK-0302 While Congress delay's FY24 spending decisions, KFB President Eddie Melton says the nation needs new farm and food policy.
KYFBAK-0303 KFB President Eddie Melton says margins look thin for 2024.
4 Jan 22-26 KYFBAK-0401 KFB President Eddie Melton hopes the General Assembly will dedicate funds for ports in the state.
KYFBAK-0402 KFB President Eddie Melton says ag district rules should be changed to protect more farmland.
KYFBAK-0403 Kentucky Ag Commissioner Jonathan Shell is looking forward to a great working relationship with KFB.
5 Jan 29- Feb 2 KYFBAK-0501 KFB President Eddie Melton says protecting the environment is a high priority for Kentucky farmers.
KYFBAK-0502 KFB President Eddie Melton says the extension of the 2018 farm bill leaves farmers at risk in a down farm economy.
KYFBAK-0503 KFB President Eddie Melton says losses from wildlife cost Kentucky farmers millions of dollars every year.
6 Feb 5-9 KYFBAK-0601 KFB First Vice President Shane Wiseman says stewardship is in the fabric of Kentucky farmers.
KYFBAK-0602 KFB First Vice President Shane Wiseman says farmers need to keep telling the story of where food comes from.
KYFBAK-0603 KFB Second Vice President Larry Clark says the 2018 farm bill extension doesn't reflect the financial risk farmers face.
7 Feb 12-16 KYFBAK-0701 Upton, Kentucky's Mike and Molly Adams were national runners up in the the AFBF Achievement Award.
KYFBAK-0702 Kentucky's Mike and Molly Adams are first generation farmers and were honored at the group's 105th annual meeting.
KYFBAK-0703 Molly Adams is a Kentucky farm wife and loves growing their farm and raising her family in the rural Commonwealth.
8 Feb 19-23 KYFBAK-0801 Improving the bottom line for Commonwealth farmers is a top priority for Ag Commissioner Jonathan Shell.
KYFBAK-0802 AFBF's book of the year "My Grandpa, My Tree and Me" by author Roxette Trout tells the story of pecan farming.
KYFBAK-0803 Nikki Ellis with the Kentucky Pork Producers says consumers can stretch their food dollar and enjoy healthy protein with pork.
9 Feb 26 - Mar 1 KYFBAK-0901 KFB President Eddie Melton says the 2022 Ag Census shows some disturbing trends in Kentucky Agriculture.
KYFBAK-0902 KFB's Erica King says when farmers visit Washington, legislators pay attention.
KYFBAK-0903 KFB Executive Vice President Drew Graham says the state's farmers and consumers need a new farm bill.
10 March 4-8 KYFBAK-1001 KFB President Eddie Melton reports a successful trip to Washington for the Kentucky delegation.
KYFBAK-1002 KFB President Eddie Melton says sustainable aviation fuel would be a boon for Kentucky farmers.
KYFBAK-1003 KFB President Eddie Melton has high praise for U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell for his service to the state and nation.
11 March 11-15 KYFBAK-1101 KFB President Eddie Melton says modern chemistry is important for sustainable agriculture production.
KYFBAK-1102 KFB First Vice President Shane Wiseman says farmers need affordable wage rates for migrant workers.
KYFBAK-1103 KFB Second Vice President Larry Clark says not all commodities have the same economic outlook.
12 March 18-22 KYFBAK-1201 KFB's Todd Bright says 20-tons of food was recently donated to Kentucky's hungry and food insecure.
KYFBAK-1202 KFB's Todd Bright says Fayette County Farm Bureau partnered with over two dozen non-profits to help feed the hungry.
KYFBAK-1203 KFB's Todd Bright says farmers are concerned about hunger and working to help those in need.
13 Mar 25-29 KYFBAK-1301 American Farm Bureau Womens Committee Chair Isabella Chisim says farmers need to share the story of where food comes from.
KYFBAK-1302 KFB President Eddie Melton welcomes new ag industry to the Commonwealth.
KYFBAK-1303 KFB First Vice President Shane Wiseman says county farm bureau leaders are key to the success of he organization.
14 April 1-5 KYFBAK-1401 Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Jonathan Shell says new EPA regulations could negatively impact the state's meat processors.
KYFBAK-1402 Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Johnathan Shell says new EPA regulations could cost the state jobs and demand for livestock.
KYFBAK-1403 KFB President Eddie Melton appeals for patience from motorists during a busy planting season.
15 April 8-12 KYFBAK-1501 President Eddie Melton says KFB has launched the Kentucky Farmland Transition Initiative.
KYFBAK-1502 KFB President Eddie Melton says the state is rapidly losing farmers and farmland.
KYFBAK-1503 Eddie Melton says KFB's Kentucky Farmland Transition Initative is intended to keep farmland in the hands of producers.
16 April 15-19 KYFBAK-1601 Michael AuBuchon with Southwest Airlines says the Sustainable Aviation Fuel market could be a wealth of opportunity for the nation's crop farmers.
KYFBAK-1602 AFBF's Dustin Sherer says farmers need a new farm bill and an overhaul of agriculture tax policy.
KYFBAK-1603 Barbara O'Brien with Dairy Management Incorporated says dairy farmers were investing in sustainable farming long before it made headlines. 
17 April 22-26 KYFBAK-1701 KFB President Eddie Melton hopes the Kentucky Farmland Transition Initiative leads to solutions to keep land in farms.
KYFBAK-1702 KFB Executive Vice President Drew Graham says the federation saw a successful round of the Kentucky General Assembly.
KYFBAK-1703 Bird Flu traces have been found in commercial dairy products. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says the pasturization process was effective.
18 April 29-May 3 KYFBAK-1801 KFB President Eddie Melton says the Kentucky General Assembly took steps to protect farmland from development.
KYFBAK-1802 KFB Executive Vice President Drew Graham says state leaders in Frankfort responded favorably to KFB policy.
KYFBAK-1803 KFB's Kyle Kelly says the state budget made key investments in the state's water infrastructure.
19 May 6-10 KYFBAK-1901 Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow has measured goals for a new farm bill.
KYFBAK-1902 Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow says the Majority Leader has offered additional funds for a new farm bill.
KYFBAK-1903 House Agriculture Committee Chairman Glenn Thompson expects to see additional funds for conservation in the new farm bill.
20 May 13-17 KYFBAK-2001 Farm policy is getting more attention on Capitol Hill. AFBF's Sam Kieffer says a farm bill update it long overdue.
KYFBAK-2002 AFBF's Sam Kieffer says farm and food groups are waiting for details of farm policy proposals from leaders of the House and Senate Ag Committees.
KYFBAK-2003 The American Farm Bureau Federation issued an action alert this week for members to call their legislators to support a new farm bill.
21 May 20-24 KYFBAK-2101 Kentucky Ag Commissioner Jonathan Shell says May is Beef Month in the Commonwealth.
KYFBAK-2102 Dr. Tony Brannon says the Kentucky Agriculture Council is looking for growth opportunities for Commonwealth farmers.
KYFBAK-2103 The Kentucky Agriculture Council and its volunteers are working to identify a path for growth for farmers and industry.
22 May 27-31 KYFBAK-2201 KFB President Eddie Melton says farmers need updated tax laws from Washington.
KYFBAK-2202 KFB First Vice President Shane Wiseman says low cattle inventory is impacting available beef supplies.
KYFBAK-2203 KFB Second Vice President Larry Clark says the KFB Certified Farm Market Tour is an opportunity to inspire innovation.
23 June 3-7 KYFBAK-2301 Rob Payne with KFB Insurance says inflation is a challenge when rebuilding after storms.
KYFBAK-2302 AFBF Women's Leadership Committee Chair reports the ACE Summit is underway in Washington.
KYFBAK-2303 Rob Payne with KFB Insurance urges caution when hiring contractors to repair storm damage.
24 June 10-14 KYFBAK-2401 KFB President Eddie Melton says 2024 has been a challenging year for Commonwealth farmers.
KYFBAK-2402 KFB First Vice President Shane Wiseman outlines a new Environmental Stewardship Committee.
KYFBAK-2403 KFB Executive Vice President Drew Graham says environmental stewardship is a priority for the state's farmers.
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52 Dec 23-27 KYFBAK-5201 KFB Discussion Meet winner Alex Gilles says you're never too old to learn.
KYFBAK-5202 Kentucky Ag Commissioner-Elect Jonathan Shell says issues should be bigger than politics.
KYFBAK-5203 KFB Woman of the Year Savannah Robin sees the need to open doors for the next generation.