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KFB Wins Awards of Excellence from American Farm Bureau

KFB Wins Awards of Excellence from American Farm Bureau

Kentucky Farm Bureau took home several organizational awards presented at this year’s American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) 101st annual convention.  Each year state Farm Bureaus are presented awards in different categories related to programs and initiatives.

Across Kentucky - January 27, 2020
January 23, 2020
Across Kentucky - January 27, 2020

The cost of basic food items in Kentucky rose slightly in 2019 according to the Kentucky Farm Bureau Market Basket Survey.  Farm Bureau Communications Director Todd Bright talks about the survey, what items saw increases, the trend compared to other years, and how the price of food impacts farmers.

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January 17, 2020 - Legislative Report No. 3 - 2020 Kentucky General Assembly
January 17, 2020
January 17, 2020 - Legislative Report No. 3 - 2020 Kentucky General Assembly
Across Kentucky Promo January 20, 2020 - January 24, 2020
January 16, 2020
Across Kentucky Promo January 20, 2020 - January 24, 2020

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Across Kentucky - January 24, 2020
January 16, 2020
Across Kentucky - January 24, 2020

Kentucky Farm Bureau leaders are closely monitoring a number of federal and state issues in 2020.  First Vice-President Eddie Melton says the issues include trade on the national level, and protecting the tobacco master settlement, infrastructure and broadband on the state level.

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Across Kentucky - January 23, 2020
January 16, 2020
Across Kentucky - January 23, 2020

More than 300 Kentucky farmers helped feed the hungry in the state by providing produce to food banks in all 120 counties.  Feeding Kentucky Farms to Food Banks Coordinator Sarah Vaughn discusses the program, the results from 2019 and how farmers can get involved in 2020.

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Across Kentucky - January 22, 2020
January 16, 2020
Across Kentucky - January 22, 2020

The cost of H2A labor on Kentucky farms is continuing to increase.  USDA National Agriculture Statistics Service Eastern Mountain Region Director David Knoff talks about the labor costs, factors contributing to the increase and the impact on farmers and agriculture.

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