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Volume 13, Issue 2 - September 2021

4-Hers return to poultry-related competition

High School students compete in an egg cook-off at the state fair

Re-emergence of bed bugs as a poultry pest

Volume 13, Issue 1 - May 2021

KPF Scholarship

Applications for family farm environmental excellence award

KPF Membership

State 4-H poultry-related contests

Managing litter moisture

Estimating COVID-19 impacts on the broiler industry

Volume 12, Issue 4 - November 2020

Farming and mental health resources

2020 4-H egg preparation demonstration goes virtual

2020 KPF scholarship winners

2020 KPF Environmental award winners

Joey long inducted into the KPF Hall of Fame

Lynde Hughes inducted into the KPF Hall of Fame

Issues with poultry house LED lamps and light dimmers

Poultry industry creates jobs in Kentucky

Volume 12, Issue 3 - June 2020

COVID-19 and the American Poultry Industry

KPF 2020 membership drive

On the lighter side

Woman speaking out for agriculture

Getting food from farms to food banks

CDC guidelines for meat processing employees

KPF scholarships

Volume 12, Issue 2 - March 2020

African Swine Fever and the poultry industry

Plant-based chicken?

Chicken marketing summit 2020

Sidewall insulation materials

Kentucky Poultry Federation Membership drive

Volume 12, Issue 1 - January 2020

2019 KPF Scholarship winners

2019 Farm environmental excellence award winners

2019 KY Poultry Hall of Fame Inductee - Dr. Robert Williams

Commissioner Ryan Quarles opens KY poultry festival

2019 Kentucky Poultry Federation membership drive

Volume 11, Issue 3 - December 2018

4-H poultry activities at the KY state fair

Economic impact of applying broiler litter in the fall

Dan Flanagan named KPF president

Slow versus fast-growing chickens

New Kentucky poultry curriculum available

Volume 11, Issue 2 - August 2018

State 4-H poultry-related cooking contests

Impact of free-range poultry

2018 Kentucky Poultry Festival

Volume 11, Issue 1 - February 2018

Kentucky farm wins a national environmental award

2018 scholarship applications

Fan maintenance

Latest national poultry statistics

Cleaning evaporative cooling pads

First human case of H7N4 bird flu confirmed in China

2018 KPF membership drive

Volume 10, Issue 3 - December 2017

2017 Kentucky Environmental Awards

2017 Scholarship Winners

2017 Friend of Kentucky Poultry Industry

Doug Overhults inducted into Hall of Fame

Mandatory ammonia reporting delayed

Volume 10, Issue 2 - September 2017

Annual Kentucky Poultry Festival - October 7

Preparing to transfer your farm to the next generation: Estimate living expenses

Results of state 4-H poultry-related cooking contests

State 4-H Poultry Judging contest results

State 4-H Avian bowl contest results

Generator maintenance

Volume 10, Issue 1 - April 2017

2017 KPF Membership directories

2017 KPF Scholarship deadlines

Summer is coming: Are your evaporative cooling pads ready?

New UK Nutrient Management Planner

Bird flu - Information for farmers

Volume 9, Issue 4 - November 2016

2016 KPF Scholarship winners

Why is a nutrient management plan important?

KPF Golf tournament at the poultry festival

Warren Beeler awarded 2016 'Friend of poultry'

Dan Flanagan inducted into the 2016 KPF Hall of Fame

2016 KPF environmental award winners

Volume 9, Issue 3 - September 2016

Do you have an ag water quality plan?

4-H poultry barbecue contest winners

New biosecurity principles management plan

Volume 9, Issue 2 - May 2016

New biosystems engineers joining UK

The Veterinary Feed Directive - Changing the way producers obtain medicated feeds

Scholarships available for students

Storm preparedness

Volume 9, Issue 1 - March 2016

January began KPF membership drive

Kentucky poultry producers win national environmental excellence award

Determining the economic value of poultry litter

Kentucky cattlemen's association 2016 convention and ag industry trade show

Chicken word find

US Poultry and Egg Associations new video

Volume 8, Issue 3 - November 2015

2015 KPF Scholarship winners

2015 National 4-H poultry-related contests

2015 KPF Grower environmental award winners

Dr. Robert Stout named 'Friend of Kentucky Poultry'

Dr. Austin Cantor into the Kentucky Poultry Hall of Fame

Tools to help with ... Setting the minimal ventilation timer

Volume 8, Issue 2 - August 2015

Economic impact of the American poultry industry

Economic impact of the Kentucky poultry industry

From the ashes, a new state-of-the-art feed mill raises at UK farm

Trends in fuel prices

Breeder house lighting decisions

Avian Influenza update

Silent auction fund-raiser for KPF scholarships

Volume 8, Issue 1 - April 2015

KPF news updates

Pilgrim's Pride growers hit by vandals

McDonald's to phase out the use of chicken raised with antibiotics important to human medicine

What's new with bird flu?

Propane under $1 per gallon

2015 Agriculture industry breakfast

Volume 7, Issue 3 - November 2014

2014 KPF Scholarship Winners

2014 State 4-H Barbecue Contest Winners

2014 KPF Environmental Excellence Award Winners

Drinker Lines and Fuel Costs

Feeding America Program with Caldwell County FFA

New Ag App

News Item:

What: Poultry Grower Meeting
Where: Clinton County Fairgrounds
335 Fairgrounds Rd., Albany, KY
When: December 9 starting at 10 AM

Topics will include:

    • Lights/lighting
    • Available grants for poultry growers
    • Water lines/water line maintenance
    • Alternative fuel sources

Lunch will be provided

Volume 7, Issue 2 - August 2014

Upcoming Kentucky Poultry Federation Poultry Festival

Dr. Pescatore wins the W.D. Whiteker Award

KY Ag Water Quality Plan

New poultry inspection rules

Continued improvement in broiler performance traits expected to continue

US Poultry industry to track sustainability, tell the story

Volume 7, Issue 1 - February 2014

NCC launches a new website

On-farm energy assistance

2013 Kentucky Proud incredible food show

2014 Agriculture industry breakfast

Volume 6, Issue 3 - October 2013

2013 KPF Poultry Festival

2013 KPF Scholarship Recipients

There's an app for that

2013 Environmental Award Winners

State 4-H Chicken and Turkey Barbecue Contests

Volume 6, Issue 2 - July 2013

2013 KPF membership drive

Third annual Todd County Eggstravaganza

Yeas and Nays of Evaporative Cooling

KPF partnering with FFA

KPF scholarships available

In the news

State 4-H Egg Preparation Demonstration Contest Results

Volume 6, Issue 1 - February 2013

2013 KPF Membership Drive

Kentucky Cattlemen's Association 2013 Convention and Ag Industry Trade Show

No mystery to dry litter

Poultry is a major contributor to the Kentucky economy

New energy efficiency cost-share available for 2013

Volume 5, Issue 3 - September 2012

14th Annual Kentucky Poultry Festival - October 6, 2012

108th Kentucky State Fair

4-Hers excel in poultry contests at the state fair

EPA-RFS update

Making ethanol from corn: Effect on the poultry industry

2012 corn crop, drought, and mycotoxins

KPF participation at the UK Ag Roundup

Last call - Energy efficiency cost-share funds

Volume 5, Issue 2 - June 2012

Adding more fans? Check your electrical supply

Department of Labor drops youth labor rule

Lower energy prices

Volume 5, Issue 1 - March 2012

Cost-share for energy efficiency improvements

Changes in the final GIPSA marketing rules

Building resilient communities

Kentucky Ag Water Quality Act information

Congressman Guthrie advocates for family farms

Volume 4, Issue 3 - November 2011

Poultry Kentucky's top-grossing ag product for the second year in a row

Lighting: Getting the most out of CFLs

KPF teams up with Kentucky Association of Food Banks

Roger Thomas honored at poultry festival

Scholarships awarded at poultry festival

Joan and Martin Hayden receive the Kentucky family farm environmental award during the annual Hall of Fame banquet

Maryland broiler grower under attack

Are your attic inlets closing?

Adjusting variable input heats

Three new free-trade agreements signed

Volume 4, Issue 2 - August 2011

Getting the most from your cooling system

Comparing four types of incinerators

Farm life is healthy for kids

Volume 4, Issue 1 - April 2011

How much electricity are you using?

Lighting alternatives

Lighting up the poultry barn

Fan maintenance, another energy saver

Issacs joins KPF as Executive Director

Energy improvement grants

Volume 3, Issue 4 - December 2010

Grower workshops held December 1-3

Family farm environmental excellence award winners

Software from ventilation workshop available

Scholarships awarded at Poultry Festival

Avoid obstructions when installing attic inlets

Terry Ashby inducted into the Kentucky Poultry Hall of Fame

Adding tunnel fans may increase static pressure

Feed costs and meat production

End of the Poultry Energy Project - What's next?

KPF membership drive

Volume 3, Issue 3 - September 2010

State 4-H Egg Cookery Event

Upcoming event - 12th Annual Kentucky Poultry Festival

For the record

Before an undercover activist strikes: Be smart ... and do the right thing

4-Hers do well at the state fair

Websites of interest

106th Kentucky State Fair

Corn: Aflatoxins and harvest

Kentucky well education website

Volume 3, Issue 2 - June 2010

NCC releases revised program on animal welfare

New watchdog website monitors HSUS

Discovery channel features Perdue's environmental initiatives

Commercial fertilizer values for 2010

Broiler litter production in Kentucky and potential use as a nutrient source

Volume 3, Issue 1 - April 2010

2010 Grower education conferences

Farm succession - Transitioning your farm to the next generation

UK senior named Gates Cambridge Scholar

Role of poultry & egg production in the economy of the United States

2010 KPF membership directories

Kentucky Farm Business Management Program

Volume 2, Issue 4 - December 2009

2009 Kentucky Family Farm Environmental Excellence Awards

2010 KPF Membership drive

Kentucky 4-H'ers compete at the 2009 National 4-H Poultry and Egg Conference

2009 Kentucky Poultry Federation scholarship recipients

Scholarship recipients: Essays submitted with their applications

Poultry's carbon footprint

Energy efficiency cost-share funds

Volume 2, Issue 3 - September 2009

11th Annual Kentucky Poultry Festival

Perdue poultry producers host an educational program

Contract farming making an impact and helping small farm families stay on the farm!

105th Kentucky State Fair

Kentucky 4-H Poultry competitions

Volume 2, Issue 2 - May 2009

Project website now online

Two Brazilian Ag Engineers join the PHES team

Avian Influenza found on Western Kentucky Poultry Farm

Bird flu - Identification and Reporting

News reports of Swine flu hitting North America - Is that anything like the bird flu?

Avian Influenza - Biosecurity and Prevention

Trivia question: Are chicken wings white or dark meat?

Volume 2, Issue 1 - February 2009

2009 Producer Educational Conference

2009 Kentucky Poultry Federation Membership drive

The ability to seal summer ventilation is important during cold weather

EPA's ruling on air emissions from animal facilities

Update on California's Proposition 2: What is the debate about? Should the KY poultry industry be concerned?

Misconceptions about the U.S. chicken meat industry

Volume 1, Issue 4 - November 2008

2008 Kentucky Poultry Federation scholarship recipients understand the importance of poultry and agriculture to Kentucky

Winter poultry house maintenance

Sand as an alternative litter material

Trees good for odor and emissions control as well as energy conservation

How much attic insulation?

2009 Kentucky Family Farm Environmental Excellence Awards

Volume 1, Issue 3 - August 2008

Poultry House Evaluation Service (PHES) progress

Jacquie Jacob joins the Energy Efficiency Project

The Fan Assessment Numeration System (FANS)

On-farm ventilation fan performance evaluations and implications

Bird flu - Information for hunters and taxidermists

Federal funding opportunities

Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHG) from broiler houses: A non-issue?

Volume 1, Issue 2 - March 2008

Poultry House Evaluation Service Progress

Perdue Growers Host Georgia Experts

Cold Cathode Lighting for Broiler Houses

Presenting a Positive Image

Update on Ammonia Emissions Reporting Requirements

Volume 1, Issue 1 - December 2007

Poultry House Evaluation Service

Hidden Hills Poultry Hosts Educational Seminar

Fuel Saving Tips

What's in your attic?

USDA Energy Project Funding