Kentucky Farm Bureau http://wuky.org en Champion Ham Sells For $350,000 At State Fair http://wuky.org/post/champion-ham-sells-350000-state-fair <p>LOUISVILLE, Ky.-- A first-time buyer has stepped forward with the winning bid for this year’s Kentucky State Fair grand champion country ham. The ham is auctioned at the annual Kentucky Farm Bureau ham breakfast, with the proceeds—and the ham—donated to charity.</p><p></p><p></p><p>This year’s top bidder was the Yum Brands Foundation, the charitable arm of the Louisville-based fast food company.&nbsp;&nbsp; Proceeds from the 350-thousand dollar sale will go to the Fund for the Arts.</p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 18:49:26 +0000 Rick Howlett & Kentucky Public Radio 36441 at http://wuky.org Champion Ham Sells For $350,000 At State Fair Beshear, McConnell Turn Ham Breakfast Into Health Care Debate http://wuky.org/post/beshear-mcconnell-turn-ham-breakfast-health-care-debate <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">LOUISVILLE, Ky. —</span>The annual Kentucky Country Ham Breakfast at the State Fair in Louisville is usually an occasion where politicians put aside their differences and make nice.&nbsp; Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell and Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear must have missed the memo because the two squared off in a heated debate about the federal health-care law. Thu, 22 Aug 2013 18:08:47 +0000 Associated Press 36439 at http://wuky.org Beshear, McConnell Turn Ham Breakfast Into Health Care Debate Prize Ham Brings $300,000 At Farm Bureau Auction http://wuky.org/post/prize-ham-brings-300000-farm-bureau-auction <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A Louisville physician has offered the winning bid of $300,000 for a prize ham at a Kentucky Farm Bureau charity event in Louisville.</span> Thu, 23 Aug 2012 15:04:28 +0000 Associated Press 19555 at http://wuky.org Prize Ham Brings $300,000 At Farm Bureau Auction