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WAVE is Rolling in Four River-County Area

WAVE is Rolling in Four River-County Area

Over the last three years, the West Kentucky river counties of Ballard, Carlisle, Hickman and Fulton have been at the center of an economic development initiative known as the West Kentucky Alliance for a Vibrant Economy (WAVE.)

KFB 1st Vice President Eddie Melton Interview with the Cromwell Ag Radio Network
October 21, 2019
KFB 1st Vice President Eddie Melton Interview with the Cromwell Ag Radio Network

Kentucky Farm Bureau First Vice President Eddie Melton was recently interviewed by Jeff Nalley of the Cromwell Ag Radio Network about this year’s harvest, international trade, and lessons agriculture has learned when facing tough economic times.

Market Closes - October 17, 2019
October 17, 2019
Market Closes - October 17, 2019

CBOT futures traded most of the day on the plus side and closed with moderate to strong gains, led by Chicago wheat futures. Live cattle closed near steady while feeder cattle posted moderate losses, albeit about a dollar off the day’s lows. Lean hog futures closed sharply lower for a second day.

Across Kentucky Promo October 21-25, 2019
October 17, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo October 21-25, 2019

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Across Kentucky - October 25, 2019
October 17, 2019
Across Kentucky - October 25, 2019

Kentucky’s only ethanol plant, Commonwealth Agri Energy, is producing a record amount of fuel ethanol and other co-products following a recent expansion.  General Manager Mick Henderson discussed the growth of the facility, the increased production and other details as he presented the annual report to the Hopkinsville Elevator Cooperative this month.

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Across Kentucky - October 24, 2019
October 17, 2019
Across Kentucky - October 24, 2019

The recent announcement of a partial trade deal with Japan is good news for Kentucky farmers.  Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles talks about the trade deal, what it will mean for Kentucky Agriculture and the popularity of Kentucky products in Japan and other Asian Pacific countries.

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Across Kentucky - October 23, 2019
October 17, 2019
Across Kentucky - October 23, 2019

It is never too early to begin forming a Kentucky Junior Chef team to compete at the Kentucky State Fair next summer.  Kentucky Department of Agriculture Farm to School Program Coordinator Tina Garland talks about how to form a team, what the program focuses on and how the Southeast Regional Contest is patterned after Kentucky’s competition. 

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