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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.

Across Kentucky Promo April 16, 2018 - April 20, 2018
April 12, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo April 16, 2018 - April 20, 2018

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Across Kentucky - April 20, 2018
April 12, 2018
Across Kentucky - April 20, 2018

Kentucky Farm Bureau Executive Vice-President David Beck says he has been impressed with the leadership of Kentucky Farm Bureau during his 41 years.  Beck talks about the role Farm Bureau continues to play in the lives of rural Kentuckians and says his fondest memories will be getting to know all of the state.

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Across Kentucky - April 19, 2018
April 12, 2018
Across Kentucky - April 19, 2018

Kentucky Farm Bureau Executive Vice-President David Beck announced he will retired July 1st.  Beck talks with host Alan Watts about many of the changes he has seen in agriculture policy during his 41 year career and the impact that policy has on farm and rural life.

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Across Kentucky - April 18, 2018
April 12, 2018
Across Kentucky - April 18, 2018

United States Energy Secretary Rick Perry and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell recently made stops in Kentucky to discuss energy and innovation.  Secretary Perry discussed four keys to economic growth, deregulation and his outlook for Kentucky during a stop in Hopkinsville Thursday, April 5th.

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Across Kentucky - April 17, 2018
April 12, 2018
Across Kentucky - April 17, 2018

Murray State University students involved in the swine production classes will host the sixth annual Show Pig Sale Saturday, April 21st.  Graduate student Ella Fourqurean talks about the sale, how the project got started, the success of pigs sold at the sale and their reason for having the sale.

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Across Kentucky - April 16, 2018
April 12, 2018
Across Kentucky - April 16, 2018

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue says President Donald Trump has a strategy for dealing with trade and has authorized him to provide resources for farmers affected by trade negotiations.  Secretary Perdue met with farmers and agriculture leaders from around the state during a stop at Hinton Mills in Mays Lick Thursday, April 5th.

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