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AFBF President Zippy Duvall Addresses National Roundtable on Lawsuit Abuse

AFBF President Zippy Duvall Addresses National Roundtable on Lawsuit Abuse

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall today joined a special national agriculture roundtable highlighting a recent wave of nuisance lawsuits targeting North Carolina hog farms.

Across Kentucky - July 31, 2018
July 25, 2018
Across Kentucky - July 31, 2018

Each year belt buckles are presented to the Round Robin Showmanship winners from each of the three Kentucky Junior Livestock Expos.  Host Alan Watts talks with T.J. Yazell of Paris, KY, who won two of the three belt buckles this year at Morehead State University and Western Kentucky University.

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Across Kentucky - July 30, 2018
July 25, 2018
Across Kentucky - July 30, 2018

The Kentucky LAND program is connecting agriculture with the manufacturing sector to encourage growth in agriculture related jobs in the state.  Kentucky Department of Agriculture Deputy Executive Director of the Office for Agriculture Marketing and Product Promotion, Tim Hughes, talks about the LAND program, three upcoming meetings, the successes from some previous meetings and how the partnership works.

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Statement from KFB President Mark Haney on $12 billion agriculture assistance programs
July 25, 2018
Statement from KFB President Mark Haney on $12 billion agriculture assistance programs

We welcome the news that the USDA will authorize up to $12 billion in programs to help farm families weather the losses caused by unjustified retaliatory tariffs on U.S. agricultural goods. 

AFBF President Zippy Duvall's Statement on Trade and Tariffs
July 24, 2018
AFBF President Zippy Duvall's Statement on Trade and Tariffs

The $12 billion package of agricultural assistance announced today by the administration will provide a welcome measure of temporary relief to our farmers and ranchers who are experiencing the financial effects of the trade war.

Agriculture Issues and Keeping Members Informed
July 24, 2018
Keeping Members Informed

Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) delegate members recently met in Louisville to vote on an American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) policy change passed at the AFBF convention held last January and discussed a number of state and national issues facing the agriculture industries. 

Market Closes - July 23, 2018
July 23, 2018
Market Closes - July 23, 2018

CBOT futures closed mixed with mostly small price changes. Most contracts opened higher Sunday evening, but soybeans closed lower and near the day’s lows.  Cattle futures closed higher except for the nearby contracts.  Lean Hog futures closed higher on short-covering after LH hit new contract lows on Friday.