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Feeding Kentucky acquires 28,000 pounds of ground beef from Marksbury Farms for food bank distribution

Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles has announced Feeding Kentucky has acquired 28,000 pounds of Kentucky Proud ground beef from Marksbury Farms for distribution among Kentucky’s food bank network. The purchase is funded by a historic donation Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company made to Feeding Kentucky in April of this year as part of the Kentucky Hunger Initiative started by Quarles...

Feeding Kentucky purchases 10,080 pounds of Purnell’s ‘Old Folks’ sausage to aid hunger initiative

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. 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. “When we started the...

Farm Bureau urges consumers to take care when hiring contractors after storm damage

Many homeowners impacted by the series of strong storms that have swept through Kentucky this month are now in need of contractors to repair damaged homes or clean up fallen debris. Selecting the right one to do the job can be the tricky part. Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company urges its members and all Kentuckians to seek out reputable, local contractors for any home repair project. When...