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Farm Bureau Survey: Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Down for Third Straight Year

Farm Bureau Survey: Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Down for Third Straight Year

The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 33rd annual survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost of this year’s feast for 10 is $48.90, or less than $5.00 per person. This is a 22-cent decrease from last year’s average of $49.12.

“Since 2015, the average cost of Thanksgiving dinner has declined steadily and is now at the lowest level since 2010,” said AFBF Chief Economist Dr. John Newton.

Across Kentucky November 19, 2018 - November 23, 2018
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Across Kentucky November 19, 2018 - November 23, 2018

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Across Kentucky - November 23, 2018
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Across Kentucky - November 23, 2018

From animal issues to rural development and broadband, Kentucky Farm Bureau delegates will be discussing a number of resolutions at the 99th Annual Meeting November 28 through December 1.  First Vice-President Eddie Melton talks with host Alan Watts about some of the major issues and how those issues become part of the 2019 policy.

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Across Kentucky - November 22, 2018
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Across Kentucky - November 22, 2018

As we celebrate Thanksgiving, it is important to remember the many things we have to be thankful for.  Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney, First Vice-President Eddie Melton and Second Vice-President Fritz Geisecke share what they are thankful for this year.

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Across Kentucky - November 21, 2018
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Across Kentucky - November 21, 2018

The 2018 Kentucky Farm Bureau Farmer of the Year still operates his farm with his family.  Host Alan Watts visits with the 2018 Farmer of Year, who talks about his history in farming, the importance of the next generation in agriculture, his love of his chosen lifestyle and how important agriculture will be in the future.

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Across Kentucky - November 20, 2018
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Across Kentucky - November 20, 2018

Each year more than 200,000 people reach out to the Butterball Turkey Talk-line to get advice on cooking the Thanksgiving turkey.  Talk-line specialist Barbara Robinson talks with host Alan Watts about the advice she gives, one of the funniest questions she has received and how to get in touch with a talk-line specialist.

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Across Kentucky - November 19, 2018
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Across Kentucky - November 19, 2018

Kentucky House Agriculture Committee Chairman Richard Heath recently met with Kentucky Farm Bureau leaders during the 2019 Legislative Preview Meeting.  Representative Heath discusses some of the top issues he expects lawmakers to deal with in 2019 and how important it is to share the message of agriculture.

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