Newsroom

Comment Column by KFB 1st Vice President Eddie Melton: We are Stronger Together

Comment Column by KFB 1st Vice President Eddie Melton: We are Stronger Together

I remember a time in the early 1980s, when being on the farm was difficult at best and almost impossible. I will admit, there was a point when I considered what life away from the farm would be like.

January 31, 2020 - Legislative Report No. 5 - 2020 Kentucky General Assembly
January 31, 2020
January 31, 2020 - Legislative Report No. 5 - 2020 Kentucky General Assembly
Market Closes - January 30, 2020
January 30, 2020
Market Closes - January 30, 2020

CBOT futures closed mostly lower, led by big losses in the soy complex and less so in corn. Cattle futures closed little changed although prices were tested on both sides of unchanged. Lean Hog futures gapped down and closed limit-down $3.00 today on continued concerns about the coronavirus and large pork production (more hogs, heavier average weight).

Across Kentucky Promo February 3, 3030 - February 7, 2020
January 30, 2020
Across Kentucky Promo February 3, 3030 - February 7, 2020

Listen here

Across Kentucky - February 7, 2020
January 30, 2020
Across Kentucky - February 7, 2020

Kentucky Farm Bureau Women’s Committee Chairman Vickie Bryant from Monroe County says she is looking forward to serving on the American Farm Bureau Women’s Committee.  Bryant talks about her first event in March, traveling to other states to learn what they do, and what she is looking forward to during her two-year term.

Listen here

Across Kentucky - February 6, 2020
January 30, 2020
Across Kentucky - February 6, 2020

Past United Soybean Board Chairman Keith Tapp from Kentucky says he learned quite a bit during his year leading the Soybean Board.  Tapp talks about some of the places around the world he traveled to visit trading partners, trade with China and Japan, and some of the work of the organization to help find new buyers of soybeans.

Listen here

Across Kentucky - February 5, 2020
January 30, 2020
Across Kentucky - February 5, 2020

We continue our conversation about managing stress on the farm with Kentucky’s Ag Nurse Dr. Debbie Reed.  Dr. Reed talks about not being ashamed to admit that you are dealing with stress, how to ask for assistance, where to find help, and resources for dealing with stress.

Listen here