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Grand Champion Ham Brings Charitable Donation of $1 Million at KFB's 56th Annual Country Ham Breakfast

Grand Champion Ham Brings Charitable Donation of $1 Million at KFB's 56th Annual Country Ham Breakfast

This year’s 56th annual Kentucky Farm Bureau Country Ham Breakfast brought in an astounding bid of $1 million for charity. The Grand Champion Country Ham auction is a Kentucky Farm Bureau state fair tradition dating back to 1964.

Across Kentucky - July 26, 2019
July 18, 2019
Across Kentucky - July 26, 2019

The Kentucky FFA Foundation was formed to ensure that all FFA members, chapters and agriculture teachers have a chance to be successful.  Foundation Executive Director Sheldon McKinney talks about the foundation, the mission and how they support FFA members, chapters and agriculture teachers.

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Across Kentucky - July 25, 2019
July 18, 2019
Across Kentucky - July 25, 2019

Not only do young farmers gather at their summer outing to participate in contests and get an update on legislative issues, they also set policy and learn more about agri-business and farming in the area where the outing takes place.  Kentucky Farm Bureau Young Farmers President Tyler Ferguson talks about the issues on the minds of young farmers and the tours they will have a chance to participate in this year.

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Across Kentucky - July 24, 2019
July 18, 2019
Across Kentucky - July 24, 2019

Young Farmers from across the state will gather this weekend in Pulaski county for the annual Kentucky Farm Bureau Young Farmer Summer Outing.  State President Tyler Ferguson previews the outing, discusses the contests and talks about what participants will experience.

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Across Kentucky - July 23, 2019
July 18, 2019
Across Kentucky - July 23, 2019

More than forty Kentucky beef cattle producers learned more about the cattle industry in Illinois and Missouri during the Kentucky Farm Bureau John C. Hendricks Beef Tour in June.  State Beef Advisory Committee Chairman Shane Wiseman discusses the tour, what they saw and lessons they brought back to their farms in Kentucky.

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Across Kentucky - July 22, 2019
July 18, 2019
Across Kentucky - July 22, 2019

The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment is hosting their annual Corn, Soybean and Tobacco Field Day Tuesday, July 23, at the Research and Education Center in Princeton.  UK Plant Pathologist Dr. Kiersten Wise previews the field day, talks about some of the topics being covered and who will be presenting during each of the tour stops.

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Market Closes - July 17, 2019
July 17, 2019
Market Closes - July 17, 2019

CBOT futures closed steady to mostly lower and mostly near the low end of the day’s trading ranges.  Cattle futures closed lower as prices take a breather from the 3-week rally that peaked Friday-Monday.  Lean Hog futures closed strongly higher, supported by this week’s rising cash hog and pork prices.