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WAVE is Rolling in Four River-County Area

WAVE is Rolling in Four River-County Area

Over the last three years, the West Kentucky river counties of Ballard, Carlisle, Hickman and Fulton have been at the center of an economic development initiative known as the West Kentucky Alliance for a Vibrant Economy (WAVE.)

Market Closes - September 12, 2019
September 12, 2019
Market Closes - September 12, 2019

CBOT futures closed strongly higher and at/near the day’s highs, supported by positive news in US/China trade negotiations and technical short-covering by the speculators.   Cattle futures closed higher but generally took a break after strong price gains on Tuesday and Wednesday.  Even as pork values fell sharply, lean hog futures soared $3.00 higher to limit-up levels.

Statement from KFB President Mark Haney: Repeal of the 2015 Waters of the United States Rule
September 12, 2019
Statement from KFB President Mark Haney: Repeal of the 2015 Waters of the United States Rule

Repeal of the 2015 Waters of the United States rule is a victory for clean water and clear rules. As farmers, we share the goal of protecting the nation’s water, but the 2015 Waters of the United States rule was unreasonable and unworkable. It made conservation more difficult and created huge liabilities for farmers.

Commissioner Quarles Proclaims Sept. 15-21 as Farm Safety and Health Week in Kentucky
September 12, 2019
Commissioner Quarles Proclaims Sept. 15-21 as Farm Safety and Health Week in Kentucky

Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles has proclaimed the week of Sept. 15-21 as Farm Safety and Health Week in Kentucky to encourage farmers and farm workers to put safety first at all times.

Across Kentucky Promo September 16, 2019 - September 20, 2019
September 12, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo  September 16, 2019 - September 20, 2019

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Across Kentucky - September 20, 2019
September 12, 2019
Across Kentucky - September 20, 2019

The Kentucky Center for Agriculture and Rural Development has a mission of helping farmers and agribusiness operate and grow their farms and businesses.  Business Development Assistant Kelley Padgett talks about KCARD, what the organization does and some of the services offered to farmers and agribusiness owners.

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Across Kentucky - September 19, 2019
September 12, 2019
Across Kentucky - September 19, 2019

The Kentucky Forest Industry Association will host their annual Wood Expo this weekend at Masterson Park in Louisville.  KFIA Director Bob Bauer talks about the expo, what people can see and some of the contests that loggers and others will be participating in.