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Stress on the Farm and in Rural America: Acknowledging its existence can be a good first step in combating this issue

Stress on the Farm and in Rural America: Acknowledging its existence can be a good first step in combating this issue

As much as farm families love what they do, there is a tremendous amount of stress that can come along with any farming operation, big or small; in good economic times or financial downturns.

Across Kentucky - May 28, 2019
May 23, 2019
Across Kentucky - May 28, 2019

Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney says a recent trade trip by Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to Japan will pay off for Kentucky farmers.  Haney says the good news about Japan reiterates the need to get a deal negotiated with China sooner than later.

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Across Kentucky - May 27, 2019
May 23, 2019
Across Kentucky - May 27, 2019

Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney says recent movement toward ratification of the United States, Canada and Mexico trade agreement is positive news for farmers and agriculture.  Haney discusses the recent changes and what he is hearing it will take for congress to pass the trade agreement.

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Across Kentucky Promo May 20, 2019 - May 24, 2019
May 16, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo May 20, 2019 - May 24, 2019

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Across Kentucky - May 24, 2019
May 16, 2019
Across Kentucky - May 24, 2019

AT&T Kentucky President Hood Harris says they are continuing to expand broadband across the rural parts of the state.  Harris provides an update on the efforts, talks about how it is improving communications and where the work will progress in the future.

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Across Kentucky - May 23, 2019
May 16, 2019
Across Kentucky - May 23, 2019

The latest Feeding America Map the Meal Gap shows hunger is a widespread problem across the state.  Feeding Kentucky Director Tamara Sandberg talks about the latest results, where the problems are, and how donations help make a dent in hunger.

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Across Kentucky - May 22, 2019
May 16, 2019
Across Kentucky - May 22, 2019

Kentucky Farm Bureau will work with teachers across the state to teach them about agriculture and how that connects to the classroom.  Farm Bureau Ag In The Classroom Director Scott Christmas talks about the program, what is taught, where the sessions are held and other details.

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