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Kentucky Farm Bureau News - April 2013


More than 200 members participated in this year's Congressional Tour, which coincided with the late-February buzz over the federal budget sequestration (that went into effect later that week). Federal spending, deficits, and debt were the primary topics in the remarks of Kentucky's Congressional delegation during the traditional breakfast. All eight of Kentucky's members were on hand, including first-timers Andy Barr (R-6th District) and Thomas Massie (R-4th District). 

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Also in this issue:

Comment Column: Jason McGlone, Chairman, KFB Young Farmer Committee

The Business of Growing: County Farm Bureaus in the Mix with Ag Development Initiative

Well "Equipped": Farmers are sold on Fayette County FB Auction

Women's Leadership Conference

Events Highlight: National Agriculture Week

County Annual Meeting Notices

Career Capper: Service Award Presented to Christine Lobb

Markets: U.S. corn imports record large; Top corn counties are surprising; Broiler production moving to larger bid

Farm File: Film will spotlight young farmers; Some ag stats reports will be halted for now; Land availability top concern of young farmers and ranchers; Tests show pesticide residues are not a problem

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