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Grand Champion Ham Brings Charitable Donation of $1 Million at KFB's 56th Annual Country Ham Breakfast

Grand Champion Ham Brings Charitable Donation of $1 Million at KFB's 56th Annual Country Ham Breakfast

This year’s 56th annual Kentucky Farm Bureau Country Ham Breakfast brought in an astounding bid of $1 million for charity. The Grand Champion Country Ham auction is a Kentucky Farm Bureau state fair tradition dating back to 1964.

Down the Backroads: Teachers Make Such a Difference in Our Lives
May 9, 2019
Down the Backroads: Teachers Make Such a Difference in Our Lives

I’m not sure if this is an age thing or not, but it seems to me that the older I get the more I reflect on the past, taking in all the moments and memories that have guided me to where I am today as a person, a husband, a father, a soon-to-be grandfather, and a communicator.

Forestry Industry Provides Value-Added Opportunities
May 9, 2019
Forestry Industry Provides Value-Added Opportunities

When thinking of Kentucky agriculture, many crops could come to mind including corn, soybeans, wheat, and tobacco, to name a few.  But timber may not often be thought of as a crop. 

Kentucky Hemp Forum: State and national leaders discuss the possibilities of this "new" crop
May 9, 2019
Kentucky Hemp Forum:  State and national leaders discuss the possibilities of this "new" crop

The 2014 Farm Bill paved the way for hemp production on a research level in this country after a long hiatus partially due to its placement on the Controlled Substance list in 1970. The 2018 Farm Bill took away legal obstacles, allowing it to once again become an agricultural commodity. 

EPA Administrator Visits with State Ag Leaders and Producers
May 9, 2019
EPA Administrator Visits with State Ag Leaders and Producers

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler paid a visit to Kentucky last month to discuss a number of agriculture-related topics and to hear from farmers and industry representatives.

Across Kentucky May 13, 2019 - May 17, 2019
May 9, 2019
Across Kentucky May 13, 2019 - May 17, 2019

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Across Kentucky - May 17, 2019
May 9, 2019
Across Kentucky - May 17, 2019

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles says the equine industry has a large impact on the state of Kentucky.  Commissioner Quarles discusses how horses make a difference, the Kentucky Proud Program and agricultural hemp with host Alan Watts.

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