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Kentucky Farm Bureau News - August 2011

Governor Steve Beshear and his challenger, Senate President David Williams, voiced strong support for agriculture and appreciation for KFB during a "Measure the Candidate" meeting with KFB's Board of Directors.

A large contingent of news media was on hand at KFB's state office as the meeting marked the first time the two appeared jointly at an event during the general election campaign. The meeting was followed by separate news conferences for the candidates. right-arrow August 2011

Also In This Issue:

Comment Column: Mace Thornton, Deputy Director, Public Relations, AFBF

KFB Day at the Fair is August Twenty-Fifth

Young Farmer Summer Outing

2011 Scholarship Recipients

County Annual Meetings

District Policy Meetings

Beef Tour Goes to Three States

KFB Holds Teacher Workshops to Promote Agriculture Education

KFB Leaders Celebrate FFA Milestones

New Law Creates Third Weight Class for Farm Vehicles

Markets: Wheat exports down; Domestic use is up; U.S. Catfish: Output down; Hay acreage for 2011 is low

Farm File: Local government officials urged to attend forum; AFBF "Farm Facts" book available; Applications available for veterinary grants; AFBF cites flood of environmental regulations


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