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KFB Candid Conversation:  U.S. Census Bureau Partnership Specialist Dani Rodgers Discusses the Importance of the Census

KFB Candid Conversation: U.S. Census Bureau Partnership Specialist Dani Rodgers Discusses the Importance of the Census

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, Dani Rodgers, Partnership Specialist with the U.S. Census Bureau discusses the census process and why it is so important, especially to rural communities.

Market Closes - December 18, 2019
December 18, 2019
Market Closes - December 18, 2019

CBOT futures closed steady to lower as the latest trade deal-led rally stalls out. Live Cattle closed near steady while feeder cattle ended slightly lower. Lean hog futures ended narrowly mixed with mid-range closes. 

Across Kentucky Promo December 23, 2019 - December 27, 2019
December 18, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo December 23, 2019 - December 27, 2019

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Across Kentucky - December 27, 2019
December 18, 2019
Across Kentucky - December 27, 2019

Weather and low prices affected the meat sector of the livestock industry in 2019.  University of Kentucky Agriculture Economist Dr. Kenny Burdine breaks down the meat industry numbers for poultry, swine and beef cattle in 2019, and says things are expected to improve in 2020 for all three sectors.

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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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