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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 - July 3, 2019
June 27, 2019
Across Kentucky - July 3, 2019

Retiring Kentucky Cooperative Agriculture Extension Agent Association President Greg Comer says he has enjoyed his year leading the organization.  Comer talks about the members, the important role of the Cooperative Extension Service and what he enjoys most about serving as an extension agent.

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Across Kentucky - July 2, 2019
June 27, 2019
Across Kentucky - July 2, 2019

A Nelson county 4-H member will wear the green jacket during the next year to lead the Kentucky 4-H organization.  New President Gloria Bolin talks about being elected, how she became involved in 4-H and what she hopes to pass along to others during her term.

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Across Kentucky - July 1, 2019
June 27, 2019
Across Kentucky - July 1, 2019

Murray State University Junior Grace Sink from Trigg County spent a portion of her summer working as an agriculture intern for First District Congressman James Comer.  Sink talks about her experience, what she learned and how the experience will benefit her in her college career at the Hutson School of Agriculture.

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2019 John C. Hendricks Beef Tour Itinerary
June 25, 2019
2019 John C. Hendricks Beef Tour Itinerary
2019 Roadside Farm Market Tour Itinerary
June 25, 2019
2019 Roadside Farm Market Tour Itinerary
Market Closes - June 20, 2019
June 20, 2019
Market Closes - June 20, 2019

Corn, soybean and soymeal futures closed strongly higher today as traders have renewed concerns that wet weather and late planting will negatively impact production. Cattle futures closed lower for a second day with feeder cattle futures losing more due to the rise in CBOT futures. Lean Hog futures closed sharply lower with the July LH making new lows for the current Apr/May/June downtrend.