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May 17, 2019 - Statement From Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney on Trade and Tariffs

May 17, 2019 - Statement From Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney on Trade and Tariffs

In addition to being resourceful, hard-working and persistent, our nation’s farmers have been very patient. We have endured continued drops in net farm income, a host of natural disasters, and some of the most volatile commodity markets experienced in decades. 

Across Kentucky - March 6, 2019
February 28, 2019
Across Kentucky - March 6, 2019

Although the FFA organization allowed women into the organization in 1969, it would take 30 years for FFA members to elect their first female president in Kentucky.  We visit with Kentucky’s first female FFA President Jessamine County native Susan Wright, talk about the impact of FFA in her life and how she was able to give back to members of the organization.

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Across Kentucky - March 5, 2019
February 28, 2019
Across Kentucky - March 5, 2019

Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney says it is important for county Farm Bureau Presidents to know the priorities of farming and agriculture in the state.  Haney talked with county presidents and vice-presidents about priorities and their role as leaders during the 2019 KFB Presidents and Vice Presidents Conference that took place in Louisville in February. 

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Across Kentucky - March 4, 2019
February 28, 2019
Across Kentucky - March 4, 2019

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles says it is critical for the Kentucky General Assembly to pass a meat labeling bill that will protect Kentucky Agriculture from lab grown meat products that are being developed.  Quarles says the fake meat bill, that is being debated in the Kentucky General Assembly, will protect the beef cattle, pork and poultry industry, and will ensure Kentucky consumers know what they are eating.

 
Market Closes - February 27, 2019
February 27, 2019
Market Closes - February 27, 2019

CBOT futures closed narrowly mixed except for oats.  News from testimony in Washington DC was negative in regards to E15 fuel rules and the China trade negotiation. Cattle futures closed mostly higher with Feeder Cattle outperforming Live Cattle.  Lean Hog futures closed mixed with little change after testing both sides.

February 22, 2019 Legislative Report No. 5 - 2019 Kentucky General Assembly
February 22, 2019
February 22, 2019 Legislative Report No. 5 - 2019 Kentucky General Assembly
Across Kentucky Promo – February 25, 2019 - February 28, 2019
February 21, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo – February 25, 2019 - February 28, 2019

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