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Comment Column:  KFB Young Farmer Chair Tyler Ferguson talks about farming and a rural way of life

Comment Column: KFB Young Farmer Chair Tyler Ferguson talks about farming and a rural way of life

Having grown up working on my grandparent’s farm, I learned at an early age an appreciation of the farming way of life. I was taught the value agriculture holds for my family and the world around me. 

March 1, 2019 - Legislative Report No. 6 - 2019 Kentucky General Assembly
March 1, 2019
March 1, 2019 - Legislative Report No. 6 - 2019 Kentucky General Assembly
Market Closes - February 28, 2019
February 28, 2019
Market Closes - February 28, 2019

CBOT futures closed lower and near the day’s lows.   Futures were pressured by bearish technicals, heavy deliveries against March corn and wheat futures, and no reported progress with China on trade. Cattle futures closed mostly lower with FC leading the way down.  

Give to the 'Ag Tag' Fund to Invest in the Future of Kentucky Agriculture
February 28, 2019
Give to the 'Ag Tag' Fund to Invest in the Future of Kentucky Agriculture

Deep roots grow leaders. That’s how Kentucky’s agricultural community develops leaders for our future. “Deep roots grow leaders” is also the theme of this year’s Ag Tag campaign to raise funds to invest in organizations building the leaders of tomorrow.

Across Kentucky Promo March 4, 2019 - March 8, 2019
February 28, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo March 4, 2019 - March 8, 2019

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Across Kentucky - March 8, 2019
February 28, 2019
Across Kentucky - March 8, 2019

Retired University of Kentucky Extension Forage Specialist Dr. Gary Lacefield says it is more important than ever for agriculture to educate others about the work on the farm and the mission of agriculture.  Lacefield talked about his work with forages, technology in the forage industry and the connection between agriculture and urban America.

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Across Kentucky - March 7, 2019
February 28, 2019
Across Kentucky - March 7, 2019

American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall says 2018 was a big year for agriculture policy, with some major priorities on the table for 2019.  Duvall, who was recently in Kentucky, says Trade and Farm Labor are two of the major issues that still need to be addressed.

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