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Advocacy in Action: The 2020 KFB Congressional Tour

Advocacy in Action: The 2020 KFB Congressional Tour

In keeping with their advocacy efforts in 2020, nearly 350 Kentucky Farm Bureau members made their way to Washington, D.C. as part of the organization’s annual Congressional Tour.

February 28, 2020 - Legislative Report No. 9 - 2020 Kentucky General Assembly
February 28, 2020
February 28, 2020 - Legislative Report No. 9 - 2020 Kentucky General Assembly
Across Kentucky Promo March 2, 2020 - March 6, 2020
February 27, 2020
Across Kentucky Promo March 2, 2020 - March 6, 2020

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Across Kentucky - March 6, 2020
February 27, 2020
Across Kentucky - March 6, 2020

The University of Kentucky will host the Integrated Pest Management workshop next week at the Grain and Forage Center of Excellence in Princeton.  U.K. Extension Entomologist Dr. Ric Bessin says this year’s program will include topics about cost effective pest management, resistant weeds, soils, and more.

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Across Kentucky - March 5, 2020
February 27, 2020
Across Kentucky - March 5, 2020

Miss Kentucky Alex Franke says her year representing agriculture in the state has been fun and rewarding.  Franke says her highlights include having the chance to work with young people across the state and represent Kentucky at events such as the National Farm Machinery Show.

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Across Kentucky - March 4, 2020
February 27, 2020
Across Kentucky - March 4, 2020

The Kentucky Farm Bureau Beef Expo is expected to attract exhibitors and livestock from a number of surrounding states to the Kentucky Exposition Center this weekend.  Farm Bureau Commodity Division Director Joe Cain says the event will feature sales, youth shows, and a chance for the public to see beef cattle in the barns.

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Across Kentucky - March 3, 2020
February 27, 2020
Across Kentucky - March 3, 2020

The film “Silo”, that was filmed on a Kentucky farm, is helping to spread the message of farm safety across the state and nation.  Kentucky Department of Agriculture Farm and Home Safety Coordinator Dale Dobson says the film will be shown at the Safety Symposium March 13 in Elizabethtown.  And Dobson talks about the importance of farmers being when working in grain bins.

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