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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 26, 2018
July 18, 2018
Across Kentucky - July 26, 2018

The Kentucky Farm Service Agency is continuing to serve farmers across the state with fewer employees as they await the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill.  New Kentucky Farm Service Agency Director Brian Lacefield, who was appointed by Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue in October, discusses his first eight months on the job, Kentucky staffing, the dairy support program and what is on the minds of farmers.

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Across Kentucky - July 25, 2018
July 18, 2018
Across Kentucky - July 25, 2018

Nineteen Kentucky dairy farmers and more than 100 in the region, who sold milk to Dean Foods, had their contracts terminated June 1.  Among those were Curtis and Carilynn Coombs, who own and operated Jericho Acres in Smithfield, Kentucky.  Carilynn talks about the options they faced and what they are looking at for the future of their farm.

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Across Kentucky - July 24, 2018
July 18, 2018
Across Kentucky - July 24, 2018

The Hancock County Farm Bureau recently partnered with the U.K. Extension Service to host a seminar aimed at reducing stress on the farm and preventing farmer suicides.  Hancock County Farm Bureau President Joe Hagman discusses stress on the farm, his farming operation, how he handles stress and the joy he receives from still working on the farm each day.

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Across Kentucky - July 23, 2018
July 18, 2018
Across Kentucky - July 23, 2018

The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture will host the annual Corn, Tobacco and Soybean Field Day on Tuesday, July 24, at the Research and Education Center in Princeton.  Grains Center of Excellence Director, Dr. Chad Lee, previews the field day, the researches that will be presenting and the topics they will cover.

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Down the Backroads By Tim Thornberry
July 17, 2018
Down the Backroads By Tim Thornberry

Of all the lessons I learned from my parents, the most important was recognizing the value in being kind to others 

Summertime is the time for the Kentucky State Fair
July 17, 2018
Summertime is the time for the Kentucky State Fair

There is a kind of satisfaction that is like no other when we look out over a tall corn field or a flourishing soybean crop; when we see healthy calves growing strong and tobacco leaves waving in the breeze; when we smell a freshly cut hay field and experience a summer sunset over rolling pastures.