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KFB President Mark Haney Statement on the China Trade Agreement

KFB President Mark Haney Statement on the China Trade Agreement

With today’s signing of the Phase I Trade Agreement between the U.S. and China, our farm families here and across the country have renewed hope of normalized agricultural trade between our country and what was once our largest ag-export market. 

Across Kentucky - December 26, 2019
December 18, 2019
Across Kentucky - December 26, 2019

The equine and dairy industries in Kentucky saw some positive numbers in 2019.  University of Kentucky Agriculture Economist Dr. Kenny Burdine discusses the numbers for the equine and dairy industries and predicts where they could be heading in 2020.

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Across Kentucky - December 25, 2019
December 18, 2019
Across Kentucky - December 25, 2019

Each family across Kentucky celebrates Christmas in their own unique way.  This year we have a Christmas visit with Kentucky Farm Bureau Executive Vice President Drew Graham about what Christmas means to his family and he passes along a message to rural Kentucky.  

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Across Kentucky - December 24, 2019
December 18, 2019
Across Kentucky - December 24, 2019

The Murray State University Breathitt Veterinary Center in Hopkinsville recently tested the blood samples and assisted with other testing of Santa’s reindeer.  Director Dr. Debbie Reed talks about the results and confirms that Santa’s reindeer are ready for their worldwide journey on Christmas Eve.

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Across Kentucky - December 23, 2019
December 18, 2019
Across Kentucky - December 23, 2019

United States Department of Agriculture Undersecretary Bill Northey says sign-up is underway for the latest round of the Conservation Reserve Program.  Secretary Northey details the program and talks about major changes farmers will notice from the previous program.

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Market Closes - December 16, 2019
December 16, 2019
Market Closes - December 16, 2019

CBOT futures closed sharply higher as traders become  confident the US/China trade deal is for real this time. Cattle futures finished with losses after the market saw sharp gains on Friday. Lean Hog futures closed higher in follow-through buying to Friday’s rally on the US/China trade deal. 

Priorities set for 2020 as Kentucky Farm Bureau begins a new century
December 16, 2019
Priorities set for 2020 as Kentucky Farm Bureau begins a new century

The Kentucky Farm Bureau 100th Annual Meeting came to a close with its Board of Directors approving state and national priorities for 2020.