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Kentucky Farm Bureau Announces Emerald Sponsorship for 2019 4-H Emerald Gala

Kentucky Farm Bureau Announces Emerald Sponsorship for 2019 4-H Emerald Gala

Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) is proud to announce its Emerald Sponsorship for the 2019 4- H Emerald Gala. The Emerald Sponsorship is the top commitment available for the gala that showcases 4-H Emerald Award Winners as well as the 4-H program in Kentucky. Funding for the sponsorship is provided from both Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation and Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance.

Across Kentucky - December 7, 2018
November 29, 2018
Across Kentucky - December 7, 2018

The Hopkinsville location of a tractor and implement dealership is celebrating their second Pinnacle award from Case IH.  Territory Manager Russ Finney recently presented the award to H & R Agri-Power store manager Jim ancaster and the employees, with company officials attributing the honor to their dedicated team members.

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Across Kentucky - December 6, 2018
November 29, 2018
Across Kentucky - December 6, 2018

Many farms in Kentucky could not plant, cultivate or harvest their crops each year without guest workers from Mexico.  Host Alan Watts talks with Juan Lopez, who works for Tobacco Way Farms in Christian County, about working on a Kentucky farm, his home in Mexico, the toughest times on the farm and what he enjoys most.

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Across Kentucky - December 5, 2018
November 29, 2018
Across Kentucky - December 5, 2018

Many homes, businesses and churches will be decorated with poinsettias this year during the Christmas holiday season.  Meade County farmer Nicolas Hardesty talks with host Alan Watts about how poinsettias are changing their farming operation, marketing and some of the challenges of growing the tropical plant.

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Across Kentucky - December 4, 2018
November 29, 2018
Across Kentucky - December 4, 2018

A number of issues affecting agriculture and rural Kentucky will be on the agenda for the 2019 Kentucky General Assembly session that gets under way in January.  State Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Paul Hornback discusses issues facing agriculture, items legislators will likely be discussing and his role of educating fellow lawmakers about agriculture.

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Across Kentucky - December 3, 2018
November 29, 2018
Across Kentucky - December 3, 2018

Retiring Kentucky Farm Bureau Second Vice President Fritz Geiske says prices, trade and advocacy are among the challenges he sees for agriculture in the future.  Geiske shares his thoughts with host Alan Watts about addressing the issues and the role of Kentucky Farm Bureau in advocacy and education.

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Market Closes - November 26, 2018
November 26, 2018
Market Closes - November 26, 2018

CBOT futures closed widely mixed with the soy complex ending lower on continued concerns for US/China trade relations.  Cattle futures closed narrowly mixed. Choice beef closed up .60 to 214.45 and Select gained 1.28 to 199.79.