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Kentucky Farm Bureau Studios Wins Three Emmy® Awards

Kentucky Farm Bureau Studios Wins Three Emmy® Awards

Kentucky Farm Bureau Studios earned three Emmy® Awards during 54th Annual Ohio Valley Regional Emmy Awards.

Market Closes - July 18, 2018
July 18, 2018
Market Closes - July 18, 2018

CBOT futures closed narrowly mixed after trading mostly in relatively small price ranges. This week’s price action has been positive in that we’ve seen three consecutive days of higher closes in corn and soybean futures; the cumulative gains are around 6 cents in corn and 20 cents in soybeans.  Live and Feeder cattle futures closed strongly higher with the nearby August contracts leading the way up. 

Across Kentucky - July 23, 2018 - July 27, 2018 Promo
July 18, 2018
Across Kentucky - July 23, 2018 - July 27, 2018 Promo

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Across Kentucky - July 27, 2018
July 18, 2018
Across Kentucky - July 27, 2018

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture is utilizing a $100,000 grant this summer to better educate school food service directors across the state about buying from local farmers.  Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner, Ryan Quarles, discusses what they are teaching food service directors and how Kentucky farmers working to supply their demands.

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Across Kentucky - July 26, 2018
July 18, 2018
Across Kentucky - July 26, 2018

The Kentucky Farm Service Agency is continuing to serve farmers across the state with fewer employees as they await the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill.  New Kentucky Farm Service Agency Director Brian Lacefield, who was appointed by Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue in October, discusses his first eight months on the job, Kentucky staffing, the dairy support program and what is on the minds of farmers.

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Across Kentucky - July 25, 2018
July 18, 2018
Across Kentucky - July 25, 2018

Nineteen Kentucky dairy farmers and more than 100 in the region, who sold milk to Dean Foods, had their contracts terminated June 1.  Among those were Curtis and Carilynn Coombs, who own and operated Jericho Acres in Smithfield, Kentucky.  Carilynn talks about the options they faced and what they are looking at for the future of their farm.

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Across Kentucky - July 24, 2018
July 18, 2018
Across Kentucky - July 24, 2018

The Hancock County Farm Bureau recently partnered with the U.K. Extension Service to host a seminar aimed at reducing stress on the farm and preventing farmer suicides.  Hancock County Farm Bureau President Joe Hagman discusses stress on the farm, his farming operation, how he handles stress and the joy he receives from still working on the farm each day.

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