Kentucky Farm Bureau News - May 2014
Construction of a new Breathitt Veterinary Lab in Hopkinsville has been a state priority issue for KFB for several years, and now can go off the list after the General Assembly approved $32.4 million in funding. Governor Steve Beshear included the long-awaited project in the Executive Budget and the House and Senate gave approval.
Also in this issue:
Comment Column: Tim Woods, Agricultural Economist, University of Kentucky
Breathitt Lab project approved; Ag Fun is $31.1 million for FY15
Is "TMDL" a problem for farmers?
Forestry industry is on an upswing
Morgan County Nursery rebounds from tornado
Kentucky Congressmen urge FDA to reconsider "spent grains" regulation
"Farmland" movie previewed
New Program Director named for Area 6
Green scheme; Wilson Nurseries loves to grow
Poultry demand soaring
Markets: U.S. red meat production fell in 2013; Farmers to plant more soybeans, less corn; Record U.S. soybean imports expected
Farm Bill expands lending programs
Farm File: KFB accepting "Farmer of the Year" applications; Specialty crop grants are available; AFBF calling for tax reforms.
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