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KFB Candid Conversation:  U.S. Census Bureau Partnership Specialist Dani Rodgers Discusses the Importance of the Census

KFB Candid Conversation: U.S. Census Bureau Partnership Specialist Dani Rodgers Discusses the Importance of the Census

KFB Candid Conversation presents a discussion about the topical issues facing the agricultural industry and rural communities in a question and answer format. In this column, Dani Rodgers, Partnership Specialist with the U.S. Census Bureau discusses the census process and why it is so important, especially to rural communities.

Across Kentucky - January 7, 2020
January 2, 2020
Across Kentucky - January 7, 2020

A young man from Garrard County is proud to be sharing the message of agriculture as the winner of the 2019 Kentucky Farm Bureau Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth Contest.  Dylan Driskell says he excited to tell the story of agriculture, and is looking forward to participating in the Farm Bureau Congressional Tour in February.

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Across Kentucky - January 6, 2020
January 2, 2020
Across Kentucky - January 6, 2020

A young lady from Spencer County is the 2019 Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth female.  In today’s program we meet Madison Goodlet, learn about her reason for participating in the contest at the Kentucky Farm Bureau Annual Meeting and hear the message that she wants to share about agriculture.

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Kentucky, Thank You for Helping Us Celebrate 100 Years
December 30, 2019
Kentucky, Thank You for Helping Us Celebrate 100 Years

As we round out an exciting year of celebrating Kentucky Farm Bureau’s centennial, I find myself reflecting on the past— the past year of celebrations and the past century of Kentucky Farm Bureau. After all of the 100-year celebrations, ceremonies, presentations, and excitement, it is clear to me that there are a lot of people and organizations throughout the state that we need to thank.

Market Closes - December 23, 2019
December 23, 2019
Market Closes - December 23, 2019

CBOT futures closed mixed with soybeans/meal up the most and wheat dropping a few cents.  Live cattle futures closed steady while feeders were down slightly. Lean Hog futures closed slightly higher except for February’s 42-cent loss. 

Across Kentucky Promo December 30, 2019 - January 3, 2020
December 23, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo December 30, 2019 - January 3, 2020

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Across Kentucky - January 3, 2020
December 23, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 3, 2020

The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture will host their annual Winter Wheat Meeting next week in the Siemer Milling Conference Center at the new Grain and Forage Center of Excellence in Princeton.  Center Director Dr. Chad Lee says a number of timely topics will be on the agenda for the meeting.

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