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Farm Bill Headed To President's Desk For Signature

Farm Bill Headed To President's Desk For Signature

Kentucky is ‘home to more than 75,000 farms. They produce everything from soybeans and poultry to horses and corn. Those families are looking to us for help and stability. And when President Trump signs our Farm Bill into law, more stability is just what they will get.’

Across Kentucky December 12, 2018
December 6, 2018
Across Kentucky December 12, 2018

First District Congressman James Comer and United States Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell say the 2018 Farm Bill will be a win for Kentucky Agriculture.  Congressman Comer and Senator McConnell discussed what is in the Farm Bill with Kentucky Farm Bureau members during the final day of the 99th Annual Meeting December 1.

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Across Kentucky - December 11, 2018
December 6, 2018
Across Kentucky - December 11, 2018

American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall was the keynote speaker for the Commodity Luncheon at the 99th Kentucky Farm Bureau Annual Meeting in Louisville.  President Duvall talks about the 2018 Farm Bill, the importance of Farm Bureau members letting their voice be heard and continuing trade negotiations.

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Across Kentucky - December 10, 2018
December 6, 2018
Across Kentucky - December 10, 2018

Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney says the 99th Annual Kentucky Farm Bureau meeting was a huge success.  President Haney talks with host Alan Watts about some of the highlights of the meeting, a new Second Vice President, and some of the recognitions.

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Market Closes - December 4, 2018
December 4, 2018
Market Closes - December 4, 2018

CBOT futures closed steady to mostly higher with corn and soybean futures ending near the day’s highs, AND maintaining the UP GAPS charted Monday based on the favorable US/China trade news.  Live Cattle futures closed strongly higher despite the sharp drop in the US equity markets tied to concerns the economy is weakening. 

Elections Held During Kentucky Farm Bureau's 99th Annual Meeting
December 4, 2018
Elections Held During Kentucky Farm Bureau's 99th Annual Meeting

Pulaski County farmer Mark Haney was re-elected Kentucky Farm Bureau President on the concluding day of the organization’s 99th annual meeting. Also re-elected was Webster County’s Eddie Melton as First Vice-President. Sharon Furches of Calloway County was elected as Second Vice-President, taking the place of Hart County’s Fritz Giesecke who retired from the Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation Board Saturday.  

Drew And Liz White Named Kentucky Farm Bureau's 2018 Outstanding Young Farm Family
December 4, 2018
Drew And Liz White Named Kentucky Farm Bureau's 2018 Outstanding Young Farm Family

Drew and Liz White of Union County were honored as Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) “2018 Outstanding Young Farm Family” at the 99th KFB Annual Meeting in Louisville. The award, given yearly, recognizes a couple or individual under 35 that demonstrates the strongest farm management skills, community and KFB involvement, and consistent financial growth through their farm.