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Seeding Rural Resilience Act Will Help Farmers and Ranchers

Seeding Rural Resilience Act Will Help Farmers and Ranchers

The American Farm Bureau Federation supports the Seeding Rural Resilience Act sponsored by Sens. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), which is designed to help farmers respond to stress and decrease the stigma associated with mental health care in rural communities.

Across Kentucky - August 23, 2019
August 15, 2019
Across Kentucky - August 23, 2019

One of the favorite exhibit areas during the Kentucky State Fair is Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance’s Pride of the Counties in the south wing of the Kentucky Exposition Center.  Bryan Regenauer with Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance talks about Pride of the Counties, what people have a chance to see this year and why the exhibit is important.

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Across Kentucky - August 22, 2019
August 15, 2019
Across Kentucky - August 22, 2019

For the second year in a row Kentucky Farm Bureau and a number of other businesses and organizations will join together to recognize young people who exhibit champion livestock during the Kentucky State Fair Championship Drive.  North American International Livestock Expo Manager Catherine Riley talks about the championship drive that will culiminate this evening in Broadbent Arena.   

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Across Kentucky - August 21, 2019
August 15, 2019
Across Kentucky - August 21, 2019

More than 1500 friends of Kentucky Farm Bureau are expected to enjoy country ham and all the trimmings Thursday at the Farm Bureau Country Ham Breakfast at the Kentucky State Fair.  Farm Bureau Public Affairs Division Director Jeff Harper previews the breakfast, talks about the money raised for charity and how the breakfast spotlights country ham producers.

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Across Kentucky - August 20, 2019
August 15, 2019
Across Kentucky - August 20, 2019

Thursday, August 22, is Kentucky Farm Bureau Day at the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville.  Farm Bureau Assistant to the Executive Vice-President and Organization Division Director Matt Ingram talks about events that day, how to get tickets for the Farm Bureau Picnic and a change in location for the Gospel Showcase.  

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Across Kentucky - August 19, 2019
August 15, 2019
Across Kentucky - August 19, 2019

The next Kentucky Agriculture Training School will focus on combine settings, forages and late season disease problems in row crops.  KATS Coordinator Lori Rogers previews the July 22 session, talks about who will be speaking and provides advanced registration information.

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Market Closes - August 14, 2019
August 14, 2019
Market Closes - August 14, 2019

Corn and soybean futures closed sharply lower, pressured by the lack of progress on US/China trade as well as corn’s bearish USDA crop report. Cattle futures found support today after two days of sharp losses. The very strong beef market has pushed packer margins to record high levels. Lean hog futures closed strongly higher as the August LH contract expired.