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Comment Column:  KFB Young Farmer Chair Tyler Ferguson talks about farming and a rural way of life

Comment Column: KFB Young Farmer Chair Tyler Ferguson talks about farming and a rural way of life

Having grown up working on my grandparent’s farm, I learned at an early age an appreciation of the farming way of life. I was taught the value agriculture holds for my family and the world around me. 

Across Kentucky - April 10, 2019
April 4, 2019
Across Kentucky - April 10, 2019

Not only did the delegation of Kentucky young farmers learn about agriculture in Argentina, they also learned about other challenges facing the farmers in that country.  Alana Baker-Dunn talks about some of their biggest financial hurdles and what the Argentine farmers had to say about American agriculture.

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Across Kentucky - April 9, 2019
April 4, 2019
Across Kentucky - April 9, 2019

The Kentucky Corn Growers Association sent a delegation of young farmers to Argentina in February to learn more about that country’s agriculture.  Trigg County farmer Alana Baker-Dunn talks about Argentine agriculture, the challenges of their farmers and how they are utilizing technology.

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Across Kentucky - April 8, 2019
April 4, 2019
Across Kentucky - April 8, 2019

The average cost of 40 basic food items increased slightly during the first quarter of 2019.  Kentucky Farm Bureau Communications Director Todd Bright breaks down the Farm Bureau Marketbasket Survey and talks about how America’s farmers are feeding an ever increasing number of people each year.

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KFB Candid Conversation: EPA's Dave Ross talks about new WOTUS rule
April 1, 2019
KFB Candid Conversation:  EPA's Dave Ross talks about new WOTUS rule

KFB Candid Conversation presents a discussion about the topical issues facing the agricultural industry and rural communities in a question and answer format. In this column, Dave Ross, Assistant Administrator for EPA’s Office of Water, discusses the new Waters of the U.S. rule.

KFB Marketbasket Survey shows slight increase in food prices to start 2019
March 29, 2019
KFB Marketbasket Survey shows slight increase in food prices to start 2019

The most recent Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Marketbasket Survey indicates a slight increase to the overall cost of food to begin 2019.  The Marketbasket Survey is taken four times per year at the end of each quarter to monitor overall and categorical trends in food prices across the Commonwealth. 

Women in Ag Survey Aims to Gauge the Goals and Achievements of Women in Agriculture
March 28, 2019
Women in Ag Survey Aims to Gauge the Goals and Achievements of Women in Agriculture

The American Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Program has launched “Women in Ag,” an online survey that aims to gauge the goals, aspirations, achievements and needs of women in American agriculture in a variety of areas