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Farm Bill Headed To President's Desk For Signature

Farm Bill Headed To President's Desk For Signature

Kentucky is ‘home to more than 75,000 farms. They produce everything from soybeans and poultry to horses and corn. Those families are looking to us for help and stability. And when President Trump signs our Farm Bill into law, more stability is just what they will get.’

Market Closes - December 18, 2018
December 18, 2018
Market Closes - December 18, 2018

CBOT futures traded both sides of unchanged but closed narrowly mixed and generally mid-range or higher. While the US energy futures market was tanking and US equities were volatile, CBOT futures kept to about 1 percent ranges.  Cattle futures closed modestly higher after dropping on Monday.  Lean Hog futures dropped sharply for the second straight day, even though the pork cutout was higher in the morning.

Across Kentucky Promo December 17, 2018 - December 21, 2018
December 13, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo December 17, 2018 - December 21, 2018

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Across Kentucky - December 21, 2018
December 13, 2018
Across Kentucky - December 21, 2018

American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall says he is excited about the new Waters of the U.S. Rule that will soon be released by the Environmental Protection Agency.  Duvall also previews the 100th annual American Farm Bureau Meeting in New Orleans and talks about the organization’s service to agriculture.

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Across Kentucky - December 20, 2018
December 13, 2018
Across Kentucky - December 20, 2018

University of Kentucky Agriculture Economist Dr. Will Snell says agriculture income in Kentucky remained steady in 2018.  He talks about the agriculture economy, the major players in the ag economy, cash receipts and what has helped the agriculture economy remain strong.

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Across Kentucky - December 19, 2018
December 13, 2018
Across Kentucky - December 19, 2018

Kentucky Farm Bureau is partnering with the Kentucky 4-H Foundation to be an Emerald Sponsor of the 2019 4-H Emerald Gala in April.  4-H Foundation Executive Director Melissa Miller talks about the partnership, the Emerald Gala and how the organizations are both striving to develop exceptional leaders.

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Across Kentucky - December 18, 2018
December 13, 2018
Across Kentucky - December 18, 2018

Two Kentucky Farm Bureau leaders were recently recognized for their outstanding lifetime of service.  Distinguished Service awards were presented to Larry Jaggers and Betty Farris during the Kentucky Farm Bureau Annual Meeting November 29 through December 1 in Louisville.

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