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Farm Bureau Survey: Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Down for Third Straight Year

Farm Bureau Survey: Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Down for Third Straight Year

The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 33rd annual survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost of this year’s feast for 10 is $48.90, or less than $5.00 per person. This is a 22-cent decrease from last year’s average of $49.12.

“Since 2015, the average cost of Thanksgiving dinner has declined steadily and is now at the lowest level since 2010,” said AFBF Chief Economist Dr. John Newton.

Across Kentucky - October 16, 2018
October 11, 2018
Across Kentucky - October 16, 2018

Kentucky's largest farmer-owned grain cooperative is celebrating a milestone this year.  Hopkinsville Elevator General Manager Eston Glover talks about the history of the cooperative, the growth over the last 50 years, the Commonwealth Agri Energy ethanol plant and the market for Kentucky agriculture products.

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Across Kentucky - October 15, 2018
October 11, 2018
Across Kentucky - October 15, 2018

Central Kentucky farmers are facing some challenges due to a wet harvest season.  Breckinridge County Agriculture Extension Agent Carol Hinton says the corn and tobacco harvest has been very good, but the recent wet weather is causing some problems for corn farmers who have not been able to harvest their crops.

2018 Conservation Tabloid
October 9, 2018
2018 Conservation Tabloid
Across Kentucky Promo October 8, 2018 - October 12, 2018
October 4, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo October 8, 2018 - October 12, 2018

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Across Kentucky - October 12, 2018
October 4, 2018
Across Kentucky - October 12, 2018

A McLean County young farmer is finding his place on the family farm in the poultry industry.  Kyle Ayers talks about how he got his start raising chickens, the expansion of his business and his future as the third generation in the Hilltop Farm operation.

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Across Kentucky - October 11, 2018
October 4, 2018
Across Kentucky - October 11, 2018

Kentucky beef cattle farmers continue to look for ways to improve farming operations and protect the land.  The Kentucky Beef Network will host its annual Open House Saturday, October 13, at Eden Shale Farm in Owen County.  A highlighted event will be the demonstration of a new way to feed cattle in the winter.

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