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Elections Held During Kentucky Farm Bureau's 100th Annual Meeting

Elections Held During Kentucky Farm Bureau's 100th Annual Meeting

Pulaski County farmer Mark Haney was re-elected Kentucky Farm Bureau President on the concluding day of the organization’s 100th annual meeting. Also re-elected were Webster County’s Eddie Melton as First Vice-President and Sharon Furches of Calloway County as Second Vice-President. 

Market Closes - October 17, 2019
October 17, 2019
Market Closes - October 17, 2019

CBOT futures traded most of the day on the plus side and closed with moderate to strong gains, led by Chicago wheat futures. Live cattle closed near steady while feeder cattle posted moderate losses, albeit about a dollar off the day’s lows. Lean hog futures closed sharply lower for a second day.

Seeding Rural Resilience Act Will Help Farmers and Ranchers
October 17, 2019
Seeding Rural Resilience Act Will Help Farmers and Ranchers

The American Farm Bureau Federation supports the Seeding Rural Resilience Act sponsored by Sens. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), which is designed to help farmers respond to stress and decrease the stigma associated with mental health care in rural communities.

Across Kentucky Promo October 21-25, 2019
October 17, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo October 21-25, 2019

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Across Kentucky - October 25, 2019
October 17, 2019
Across Kentucky - October 25, 2019

Kentucky’s only ethanol plant, Commonwealth Agri Energy, is producing a record amount of fuel ethanol and other co-products following a recent expansion.  General Manager Mick Henderson discussed the growth of the facility, the increased production and other details as he presented the annual report to the Hopkinsville Elevator Cooperative this month.

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Across Kentucky - October 24, 2019
October 17, 2019
Across Kentucky - October 24, 2019

The recent announcement of a partial trade deal with Japan is good news for Kentucky farmers.  Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles talks about the trade deal, what it will mean for Kentucky Agriculture and the popularity of Kentucky products in Japan and other Asian Pacific countries.

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Across Kentucky - October 23, 2019
October 17, 2019
Across Kentucky - October 23, 2019

It is never too early to begin forming a Kentucky Junior Chef team to compete at the Kentucky State Fair next summer.  Kentucky Department of Agriculture Farm to School Program Coordinator Tina Garland talks about how to form a team, what the program focuses on and how the Southeast Regional Contest is patterned after Kentucky’s competition. 

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