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Farm Bureau Adopts Policies on Government Shutdown, Trade, Opioids, Cell-Based Meat and Broadband

Farm Bureau Adopts Policies on Government Shutdown, Trade, Opioids, Cell-Based Meat and Broadband

Farmer and rancher delegates to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 100th Annual Convention today adopted policies to guide the organization’s work during its centennial year on key topics such as farm bill implementation, cell-cultured food products, trade, rural broadband access and rural mental health programs.

Kentucky Leopold Conservation Award Seeks Nominees
January 7, 2019
Kentucky Leopold Conservation Award Seeks Nominees

Know a Kentucky farmer or forester who goes above and beyond in the care and management of natural resources? Nominate them for the 2019 Kentucky Leopold Conservation Award®.

Market Closes - January 3, 2019
January 3, 2019
Market Closes - January 3, 2019

CBOT futures closed a little higher with the MGE spring wheat contract leading the way. Most contracts opened Wednesday evening about even, but futures rallied at various times in today’s trading. Cattle futures closed lower, making for a 3-day decline which started with the bearish price reversal on Monday. 

Across Kentucky Promo January 7, 2018 - January 11, 2018
January 3, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo January 7, 2018 - January 11, 2018

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Across Kentucky - January 11, 2018
January 3, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 11, 2018

Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney says more than 400 Kentuckians will be attending the American Farm Bureau meeting January 11 through the 16th.  Haney talks with host Alan Watts about the celebration, who will be attending and the contest that Kentuckians will be competing in.

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Across Kentucky - January 10, 2018
January 3, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 10, 2018

The American Farm Bureau annual meeting will take place this weekend and early next week in New Orleans.  Heather Geiske with American Farm Bureau Federation says this year’s meeting will feature members from across the country that will gather to celebrate the impact of Agriculture.

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Across Kentucky - January 9, 2018
January 3, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 9, 2018

Kentucky Farm Bureau is celebrating 100 years in 2019, with a number of events planned to help with the celebration.  Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney talks about what is planned, the 1919 Ford truck that will be making it’s way across Kentucky and the need to look ahead to the next 100 years.

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