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Farm Bill Headed To President's Desk For Signature

Farm Bill Headed To President's Desk For Signature

Kentucky is ‘home to more than 75,000 farms. They produce everything from soybeans and poultry to horses and corn. Those families are looking to us for help and stability. And when President Trump signs our Farm Bill into law, more stability is just what they will get.’

Across Kentucky - October 9, 2018
October 4, 2018
Across Kentucky - October 9, 2018

The aroma of country ham will fill the air in the western Kentucky town of Cadiz on October 12 and 13 during the annual Trigg County Country Ham Festival.  County Tourism Director Bill Stevens says the festival includes a country ham display, the making of Kentucky’s largest ham biscuit and a Saturday concert by Country Music group Shenandoah.

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Across Kentucky - October 8, 2018
October 4, 2018
Across Kentucky - October 8, 2018

Farmers in western and central Kentucky are experiencing better corn yields than expected.  Ben Westerfield, with Hopkinsville Elevator Cooperative, says most yields are hovering around 200 bushels to the acre, with the quality of the crop also good.

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Statement on USMCA
October 2, 2018
Statement on USMCA

International trade is so important to the agriculture industry both here in Kentucky, and throughout the country. It is because of that importance, I can’t emphasize enough how critical trade agreements are to the overall rural American economy.

The Farm Bill and Why It Matters to Everyone
October 1, 2018
The Farm Bill and Why It Matters to Everyone

For those involved in the agriculture industry, either by way of their farming operations or from their agri-businesses, you know the importance of the Farm Bill and how it affects you on a daily basis.

Across Kentucky Promo October 1, 2018 - October 5, 2018
September 27, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo October 1, 2018 - October 5, 2018

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Across Kentucky - October 5, 2018
September 27, 2018
Across Kentucky - October 5, 2018

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles says crops in Kentucky are looking good during the 2018 harvest season.  The Commissioner talks about his recent ride on a combine in the corn field, his recent stop at a farm growing industrial hemp and shares his thoughts on the possibility on that experimental crop.

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