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KFB Candid Conversation with Kentucky Farm Bureau 2nd Vice President Sharon Furches

KFB Candid Conversation with Kentucky Farm Bureau 2nd Vice President Sharon Furches

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, Kentucky Farm Bureau Second Vice President Sharon Furches discusses farming during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Across Kentucky - March 4, 2020
February 27, 2020
Across Kentucky - March 4, 2020

The Kentucky Farm Bureau Beef Expo is expected to attract exhibitors and livestock from a number of surrounding states to the Kentucky Exposition Center this weekend.  Farm Bureau Commodity Division Director Joe Cain says the event will feature sales, youth shows, and a chance for the public to see beef cattle in the barns.

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Across Kentucky - March 3, 2020
February 27, 2020
Across Kentucky - March 3, 2020

The film “Silo”, that was filmed on a Kentucky farm, is helping to spread the message of farm safety across the state and nation.  Kentucky Department of Agriculture Farm and Home Safety Coordinator Dale Dobson says the film will be shown at the Safety Symposium March 13 in Elizabethtown.  And Dobson talks about the importance of farmers being when working in grain bins.

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Across Kentucky - March 2, 2020
February 27, 2020
Across Kentucky - March 2, 2020

The University of Kentucky will host their second Kentucky Agriculture Training School Thursday, March 5, at the Grain and Forage Center of Excellence in Princeton.  KATS Coordinator Lori Rogers says this school will focus on green-up of the 2020 wheat crop, soil considerations, straw sale, and other topics.

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February 21, 2020 - Legislative Report No. 8 - 2020 Kentucky General Assembly
February 21, 2020
February 21, 2020 - Legislative Report No. 8 - 2020 Kentucky General Assembly
Across Kentucky Promo February 24, 2020 - February 28, 2020
February 20, 2020
Across Kentucky Promo February 24, 2020 - February 28, 2020

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Across Kentucky - February 28, 2020
February 20, 2020
Across Kentucky - February 28, 2020

Kentucky Student and Career Readiness Director Matt Chaliff says it is not only important to salute FFA members during National FFA Week, but is also a great time to thank FFA Advisers.  Chaliff talks about the importance of FFA Advisers and the ever-changing focus of agriculture programs at schools across the state.

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