Kentucky Farm Bureau News - May 2013
KFB's 8th annual John C. Hendricks Beef Tour went south, with stops at farms and other ag-related facilities in Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina. The return trip featured a stop at the famous Biltmore Estate in Asheville, N.C.
A bus load with 46 participants plus some KFB staffers began the five-day journey with a stop at Western Kentucky University's Agricultural Expo Center. Besides a variety of cattle farms, other stops included the large animal hospital and meat laboratory at Auburn University, the Middle Tennessee Research and Education Center and AGCO Inc. World Headquarters in Duluth, Georgia.
Also in this issue:
Burley market outlook is good
Comment Column: W. Dwight Armstrong, Ph.D., CEO, National FFA Organization
Springtime business is blooming for Croppers Greenhouse and Nursery
From Field to Fuel: Project at Murray State seeks development of biomass crops
Nelson County Fb develops nifty game for ag education
"Ag Adventures" in Scott County
The Home Place by Russ Bingham, Board of Directors, Lyon County Farm Bureau
KFB delivers Earth Day message
County Annual Meetings
Markets: Drought reduced honey production; Kentucky hat data released; More pork with smaller breeding herd
Farm File: Farmer of the Year applications are invited; KSU aquaculture field day is May 16; AFBF calling for tax reforms; Burley Co-op has new general manager
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