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Elections Held During Kentucky Farm Bureau's 100th Annual Meeting

Elections Held During Kentucky Farm Bureau's 100th Annual Meeting

Pulaski County farmer Mark Haney was re-elected Kentucky Farm Bureau President on the concluding day of the organization’s 100th annual meeting. Also re-elected were Webster County’s Eddie Melton as First Vice-President and Sharon Furches of Calloway County as Second Vice-President. 

Across Kentucky - December 11, 2019
December 4, 2019
Across Kentucky - December 11, 2019

American Farm Bureau Vice-President Scott Vanderwald says they are hopeful the USMCA will be passed by Congress by the end of the year.  Vanderwald discussed what is good for agriculture in the trade package and the impact on the U. S. farm economy. 

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Across Kentucky - December 10, 2019
December 4, 2019
Across Kentucky - December 10, 2019

The Spencer County FFA Dairy judging team is now getting ready to head to International Competition in Scotland next summer.  Adviser Bland Baird talks about the team, the contests and other details.

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Across Kentucky - December 9, 2019
December 4, 2019
Across Kentucky - December 9, 2019

An agriculture adviser from Wisconsin credits his time serving in the military in Kentucky as the reason he now helps farmers manage their farms and assets.  Christian Walters, who is President of Total Farm Marketing, recalls his time at Fort Campbell and how that helped him in his career.

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Kentucky Farm Bureau Announces Winners of Excellence in Ag Literacy and Women's Educational Grant Awards 
December 4, 2019
Kentucky Farm Bureau Announces Winners of Excellence in Ag Literacy and Women's Educational Grant Awards 

Two Kentuckians are being awarded significant honors from Kentucky Farm Bureau. Leslie McCarty of Montgomery County is the 2019 Women’s Educational Grant winner and Kelly Gates of Hopkins County has been named the Excellence in Ag Literacy recipient.  

Market Closes - December 2, 2019
December 2, 2019
Market Closes - December 2, 2019

Corn closed steady but other CBOT futures closed lower after mostly positive overnight trade. Cattle futures closed narrowly mixed, but traded strongly into the close.  Lean Hog futures closed sharply lower, which more than erased Friday’s sharp gains.

Selling Farmers Tax Credit Program Announced
November 27, 2019
Selling Farmers Tax Credit Program Announced

Last week Kentucky launched a new program offering farmers incentives for selling their property to beginning farmers, an effort to further sustain one of the state’s most important industries.