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Down the Backroads: Unfamiliar Places Provide Familiar Feelings

Down the Backroads: Unfamiliar Places Provide Familiar Feelings

I have been blessed with the opportunity to travel quite a bit around our beautiful state and often I have visited places that seemed more special than others, even though I had never been there before.

May is Beef Month!
May 4, 2021
May is Beef Month!

As campaigns to promote May as National Beef Month begin to roll out across the nation, it goes without saying that the Kentucky beef cattle industry has become one of the best in the country. The Commonwealth has the largest beef cow herd east of the Mississippi and the eighth largest nationally, with approximately one million beef cows. 

Kentucky, Other States Advised of 19-Month Extension of REAL ID Enforcement Deadline
May 4, 2021
Kentucky, Other States Advised of 19-Month Extension of REAL ID Enforcement Deadline

Gov. Andy Beshear announced today that Kentucky and other states have been advised by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security that full enforcement of the REAL ID Act is being extended by 19 months.

Market Closes - May 3, 2021
May 3, 2021
Market Closes - May 3, 2021

CBOT futures closed widely mixed in very wide trading ranges as the highs were set soon after the opening bell Sunday evening. Cattle futures closed mixed with the nearby June LC down the most, pressured by ideas the cash fed market will stay under pressure from plentiful supplies. Lean hog futures closed higher with huge gains in the J/J/A contracts which gapped higher on the open.

Farm Bureau Launches Farm State of Mind Resource Directory to Support Mental Health Month
May 3, 2021
Farm Bureau Launches Farm State of Mind Resource Directory to Support Mental Health Month

In recognition of May as Mental Health Month, the American Farm Bureau Federation launched a comprehensive, easy-to-use online directory of resources for farmers, ranchers and their families who are experiencing stress and mental health challenges.  

Across Kentucky - May 3, 2021
May 3, 2021
Across Kentucky - May 3, 2021

AFBF's Director of Congressional Relations Andrew Wamsley says the climate policy debate is center stage in Washington.

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Across Kentucky - April 30, 2021
April 30, 2021
Across Kentucky - April 30, 2021

Hart County Farm Bureau President Hope Reynolds knows the collective strength of the Farm Bureau voice.

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