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Why Rural Kentucky Needs to Vote

Why Rural Kentucky Needs to Vote

In communities across the country, children are taught from a young age about the importance of getting out on Election Day and voting. The right to vote is the cornerstone of any democracy and an important tool for making our voices heard in the political process.

Market Closes - October 19, 2020
October 19, 2020
Market Closes - October 19, 2020

CBOT futures closed higher on continued strong export demand and dry weather concerns for wheat areas and in South America where corn/bean planting is behind schedule. Live and feeder cattle futures were slaughtered today with $3-4/cwt losses. Except for the 1.65 gain in the December contract, lean hogs closed lower.

Down the Backroads: When it Comes to Food, Make a Little Extra
October 19, 2020
Down the Backroads: When it Comes to Food, Make a Little Extra

October is one of my favorite months of the year. I love to see the changing of the leaves and the feel of cooler temperatures. But it is food that garners most of my attention this time of year. I know when October rolls around, the menu at my house takes a turn toward traditional fall food offerings such as chili and homemade soups, not to mention all the yummy desserts.

Connecting Broadband to the Last Mile
October 19, 2020
Connecting Broadband to the Last Mile

The small West Kentucky county of Crittenden is typical of rural areas in the state or across the country. Agriculture is the top economic driver; the area is home to many small-town family businesses; and with a population of just over 9,000, knowing your neighbors is a common occurrence.

But within a 200-mile radius of the county seat, Marion, there are well over two million people in some of the largest cities in the country.

Candid Conversation: Kentucky 4-H President Landry Woodrum
October 19, 2020
Candid Conversation: Kentucky 4-H President Landry Woodrum

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, State 4-H President Landry Woodrum discusses the benefits of being involved in the organization and what he has experienced being a state officer during a pandemic.

Comment Column: A Message from Kentucky State FFA President Mallory White
October 19, 2020
Comment Column:  A Message from Kentucky State FFA President Mallory White

"In the promise of better days through better ways, even as the better things we now enjoy have come to us through the struggles of former years."

Across Kentucky - October 19, 2020
October 19, 2020
Across Kentucky - October 19, 2020

KFB 1st Vice President Eddie Melton says the 2020 harvest is going well.

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