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President's Column:  Come Visit the Kentucky State Fair

President's Column: Come Visit the Kentucky State Fair

By the time Kentucky Farm Bureau was founded as an organization in 1919, the Kentucky State Fair was already celebrating its 17th birthday, officially. But the fair has roots that date back to 1816, making it one of the oldest fair celebrations in the country.

EPA Administrator Visits with State Ag Leaders and Producers
May 9, 2019
EPA Administrator Visits with State Ag Leaders and Producers

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler paid a visit to Kentucky last month to discuss a number of agriculture-related topics and to hear from farmers and industry representatives.

Across Kentucky May 13, 2019 - May 17, 2019
May 9, 2019
Across Kentucky May 13, 2019 - May 17, 2019

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Across Kentucky - May 17, 2019
May 9, 2019
Across Kentucky - May 17, 2019

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles says the equine industry has a large impact on the state of Kentucky.  Commissioner Quarles discusses how horses make a difference, the Kentucky Proud Program and agricultural hemp with host Alan Watts.

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Across Kentucky - May 16, 2019
May 9, 2019
Across Kentucky - May 16, 2019

The Kentucky Agriculture Training School next week will take farmers, crop advisers and others back to the basics in the field.  Dr. Travis Leglighter talks about the school that will take place at the University of Kentucky Research and Education Center in Princeton, the topics that will be covered and details how people can sign up to attend.

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Across Kentucky - May 15, 2019
May 9, 2019
Across Kentucky - May 15, 2019

If you have questions about beef recipes, cuts of meat or how cattle are raised on the farm, the answer is likely closer than you think.  Katelyn Hawkins with the Kentucky Beef Council talks about Chuck Knows Beef, how you can talk with Chuck, the kind of questions he can answer and where to find him.

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Across Kentucky - May 14, 2019
May 9, 2019
Across Kentucky - May 14, 2019

Farm broadcasters from across the nation are in Washington, DC for the annual Washington Watch Program this week.  National Association of Farm Broadcasting Executive Director Tom Brand talks about the history of the event, topics on the agenda and who farm broadcasters will meet with while they are in Washington.

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