Zach Heibert of Hardin County Named 2022 Kentucky Farm Bureau Excellence in Agriculture Award Recipient
Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) announced today that Zach Heibert of Hardin County is the 2022 KFB Excellence in Agriculture award recipient.
The lush, quiet countryside of Green County is about to get a little busier as planting season gets underway. The sound of tractors and planters gives way only to the many voices on the farm, several of which belong to the guest workers who have become a familiar part of the farming landscape there, and on most farms across the state.
It certainly wasn’t the best weather to get the growing season off to a stellar start, but patient producers have weathered these situations before and are once again looking for a good crop year and praying for a great one.
The days of tobacco being the king crop in Kentucky are in the rear-view mirror, but the once top crop still holds a place in Kentucky's diverse agricultural environment.
While the majestic horse farms of Central Kentucky are the most visible symbol of the state’s storied equine industry, these and all the other horse farms throughout the Commonwealth are real-deal working farms no matter what breed resides on each.
KFB's Fran McCall says Spring and Mothers Day are two big reasons to visit the state's certified farm markets.
CBOT futures closed mixed with the major commodity contracts posting gains. Cattle futures closed moderately lower on fed cattle price concerns sliding boxed beef values. Lean hog futures closed moderately higher beyond the soon-to-expire May LH contract.