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STATEMENT FROM PRESIDENT MARK HANEY ON THE 2018 FARM BILL

I can’t overemphasize the importance of the Farm Bill to Kentucky farm families and rural communities. It truly is the single most important piece of legislation related to agriculture. The failure to pass the bill in the House, while disappointing, should be viewed as an opportunity to work harder, speak louder, and advocate more often to see this bill through to passage and ultimately law.

UK, local schools and agribusinesses team up to combat "brain drain"
May 4, 2018
UK, local schools and agribusinesses team up to combat "brain drain"

Faculty and staff in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment have come up with a novel idea to stem brain drain from rural areas.

Farm Bureau: Brashears Excellent Choice for Under Secretary for Food Safety
May 4, 2018
Farm Bureau: Brashears Excellent Choice for Under Secretary for Food Safety

President Trump’s selection of Dr. Mindy Brashears as Under Secretary for Food Safety is welcome news to America’s farmers and ranchers. 

Farm Bureau Hails Publishing of Food Disclosure Standard
May 3, 2018
Farm Bureau Hails Publishing of Food Disclosure Standard

“The proposed National Bio-engineered Food Disclosure Standard, published today by the Agriculture Department’s Agricultural Marketing Service, will give consumers a valuable resource for making informed decisions about food."

Across Kentucky Promo May 7, 2018-May 11, 2018
May 3, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo May 7, 2018-May 11, 2018

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Across Kentucky - May 11, 2018
May 3, 2018
Across Kentucky - May 11, 2018

Cynthiana beef cattle farmer Luke Arthur has made a pastime of judging youth livestock shows around the state of Kentucky.   Arthur talks with host Alan Watts about how he got started, what it means to him and the life lessons gained from judging livestock.

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Across Kentucky - May 10, 2018
May 3, 2018
Across Kentucky - May 10, 2018

Two Louisville ladies are among milliners who provided unique hats during the Kentucky Oaks and Derby last week.  Rachel Belle and Kate Smith, better known as “The Hat Girls”, talk with host Alan Watts about how they started and what their hat business means to them.

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