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Seeding Rural Resilience Act Will Help Farmers and Ranchers

Seeding Rural Resilience Act Will Help Farmers and Ranchers

The American Farm Bureau Federation supports the Seeding Rural Resilience Act sponsored by Sens. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), which is designed to help farmers respond to stress and decrease the stigma associated with mental health care in rural communities.

Across Kentucky - September 9, 2019 - September 13, 2019
September 5, 2019
Across Kentucky - September 9, 2019 - September 13, 2019

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Across Kentucky - September 13, 2019
September 5, 2019
Across Kentucky - September 13, 2019

The University of Kentucky Grain and Forage Center of Excellence at the Research and Education Center in Princeton will officially open with a ribbon cutting Thursday, September 19.  Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles talks about the partnership behind the center and how it will place the U.K. Cooperative Extension Service on a new level.

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Across Kentucky - September 12, 2019
September 5, 2019
Across Kentucky - September 12, 2019

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer says the city he is leading is appreciative of the farmers that produce the food and fiber that make Louisville a hub for restaurants and tourism.  During the recent Kentucky Farm Bureau Country Ham Breakfast at the Kentucky State Fair, Mayor Fischer talked about the partnership and how the city benefits from agriculture.

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Across Kentucky - September 11, 2019
September 5, 2019
Across Kentucky - September 11, 2019

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer says the recent Kentucky State Fair is a perfect example of urban and rural Kentucky coming together to celebrate the importance of agriculture.  Mayor Fischer discussed the local food movement in Louisville and the need for the urban community to support farmers in the state at the recent Farm Bureau Country Ham Breakfast.

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Across Kentucky - September 10, 2019
September 5, 2019
Across Kentucky - September 10, 2019

USDA Farm Service Agency Director Richard Fordyce says farmers should be receiving the first round of Market Facilitation Program payments in the mail very soon.  Administrator Fordyce discusses the application process, the money that will be paid out and the possibility of another round of payments should the trade war with China continue.  

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Across Kentucky - September 9, 2019
September 5, 2019
Across Kentucky - September 9, 2019

Miss Kentucky Alex Franke says she is happy to serve as the official spokesperson for Kentucky Proud.  Franke talks about winning the title, what she has done since she was crowned and provides a message of inspiration for young people across the state.

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