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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.)

Across Kentucky - September 18, 2019
September 12, 2019
Across Kentucky - September 18, 2019

Murray State University will host an agriculture hemp field day Thursday, September 19, at the University farm.  Hutson School of Agriculture Director Dr. Tony Brannon says the field day will showcase some of the latest research, plant trials, weed and insect control methods and other testing that is being done at the Center For Agricultural Hemp.

Across Kentucky - September 17, 2019
September 12, 2019
Across Kentucky - September 17, 2019

University of Kentucky Grain and Forage Center of Excellence Director Dr. Chad Lee says the center that will open Thursday will be more than just a building.  Dr. Lee says the facility will likely attract a new generation of researchers to the College of Agriculture to help farmers in Kentucky and the southeast region. 

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

The University of Kentucky Grain and Forage Center of Excellence will officially open this week at the U.K. Research and Education Center in Princeton.  Center Director Dr. Chad Lee talks about the building, what visitors will see and how the building will benefit students and the community.

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Market Closes - September 11, 2019
September 11, 2019
Market Closes - September 11, 2019

CBOT futures traded higher in follow-through on Tuesday’s rally but closed lower. Market direction may hinge on tomorrow’s USDA Production report for corn and soybeans. Live Cattle and Feeder Cattle futures closed strongly higher – for the second straight day.  Lean hog futures closed lower with the nearby October LH contract down sharply.

Down the Backroads: Truly Connecting in a Connected World
September 10, 2019
Down the Backroads:  Truly Connecting in a Connected World

My youngest son recently moved back to college with the help of good ole mom and dad who graciously allowed him to try apartment living for the first time instead of a dorm.  After getting everything into place, his first request (actually it was a complaint) was to help him get logged on to the supplied WIFI.

KFB Candid Conversation: Jacob Tamme, A Wildcat Raising Cattle
September 10, 2019
KFB Candid Conversation:  Jacob Tamme, A Wildcat Raising Cattle

KFB Candid Conversation presents a discussion about the topical issues facing the agricultural industry and rural communities in a question and answer format. In this column, Jacob Tamme, a cattle producer and wealth management advisor from Boyle County discusses life on the farm after a storied football career at the University of Kentucky and in the National Football League.