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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. 

Across Kentucky – April 15, 2019
April 11, 2019
Across Kentucky – April 15, 2019

United States Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles were joined by USDA Undersecretary Greg Ibach and Risk Management Agency Director Martin Barbre for a hemp forum in Louisville.  They discussed Kentucky’s role in formulating hemp regulations and the importance of getting those in place in the near future.

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Market Closes - April 4, 2019
April 4, 2019
Market Closes - April 4, 2019

Corn and soybean futures closed higher on fund buying, unfavorable weather forecasts and strong soybean export sales. Support also came from the President’s positive comments on the trade negotiations. Live and feeder cattle futures closed strongly higher. Beyond the soon-to-expire April LH contract, LH futures closed sharply higher.

Priority: Rural Broadband
April 4, 2019
Priority: Rural Broadband

As the push to move broadband service to all corners of the country intensifies, a new report has been released which highlights the major government initiatives for doing just that.

 

Across Kentucky Promo April 8, 2019 - April 12, 2019
April 4, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo April 8, 2019 - April 12, 2019

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Across Kentucky - April 12, 2019
April 4, 2019
Across Kentucky - April 12, 2019

A Kentucky farmer and agribusiness dealer is making an impact on the agriculture equipment world with his experience and knowledge in farming.  H & R Agripower Vice-President Steve Hunt talks about serving on the Case IH Dealer Advisory Board, helping the company test the latest equipment and what agriculture means to him.

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Across Kentucky - April 11, 2019
April 4, 2019
Across Kentucky - April 11, 2019

The Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program is made up of a variety of locations across the state that range in size, shape and the way the owners serve customers.  Program Director Fran McCall talks about the variety of farm markets, how they are certified and what that means for customers.

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