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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 11, 2018
July 11, 2018
Market Closes - July 11, 2018

Commodity and equity markets took a big hit today, resulting in a very RED quote screen. The negative, risk-off trade started early after it was announced the US plans 10% tariffs on an additional $200 billion of Chinese goods entering the US.  CBOT futures closed sharply lower and at/near the day’s lows.  Cattle and Lean Hog futures also suffered significant price losses amid the day’s general sell-off.

Across Kentucky Promo - July 16, 2018 - July 20, 2018
July 11, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo - July 16, 2018 - July 20, 2018

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Across Kentucky - July 20, 2018
July 11, 2018
Across Kentucky - July 20, 2018

The average cost of basic grocery items in Kentucky is continuing to rise slightly.  Kentucky Farm Bureau Communications Director Todd Bright talks about the quarterly Market Basket Survey, what items saw an increase, which items dropped in price and the ones that remained the same.

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Across Kentucky - July 19, 2018
July 11, 2018
Across Kentucky - July 19, 2018

Steam engine enthusiasts and those curious about the history of mechanized agriculture will be just south of the Kentucky board in Adams, Tennessee, Friday and Saturday, July 20 and 21, for the annual Tennessee-Kentucky Thresherman’s Show.  Association President, Charlie Bumpus, talks about what people can see, the events taking place and other details.

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Across Kentucky - July 18, 2018
July 11, 2018
Across Kentucky - July 18, 2018

Farm markets and the growing season in Alaska are much different than in Kentucky.  Kentucky Farm Bureau Commodity Specialist, Fran McCall, discusses the recent Certified Roadside Market tour in Alaska, what participants learned and the differences in Alaska and Kentucky products.

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Across Kentucky - July 17, 2018
July 11, 2018
Across Kentucky - July 17, 2018

The Kentucky Joint Tax Expenditure Task Force is studying more than 600 tax exemptions to determine which ones are still relevant and if there needs to be a way to subset some of the exemptions.  Task Force member Jason Petrie, who serves as the 16th District State Representative, talks about the exemptions being studied and the potential effect on agriculture.

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