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Kentucky Farm Bureau Announces Winners of Excellence in Ag Literacy and Women's Educational Grant Awards 

Kentucky Farm Bureau Announces Winners of Excellence in Ag Literacy and Women's Educational Grant Awards 

Two Kentuckians are being awarded significant honors from Kentucky Farm Bureau. Leslie McCarty of Montgomery County is the 2019 Women’s Educational Grant winner and Kelly Gates of Hopkins County has been named the Excellence in Ag Literacy recipient.  

Market Closes - December 2, 2019
December 2, 2019
Market Closes - December 2, 2019

Corn closed steady but other CBOT futures closed lower after mostly positive overnight trade. Cattle futures closed narrowly mixed, but traded strongly into the close.  Lean Hog futures closed sharply lower, which more than erased Friday’s sharp gains.

Across Kentucky Promo December 2, 2019 - December 6, 2019
November 26, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo December 2, 2019 - December 6, 2019

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Across Kentucky - December 6, 2019
November 26, 2019
Across Kentucky - December 6, 2019

USDA Farm Service Agency Director Richard Fordyce says he is pleased with the implementation of the Market Facilitation Program.  Fordyce talks about how the program is helping farmers, what could be coming in the future and the scope of the MFP program in the realm of what FSA does for agriculture.

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Across Kentucky - December 5, 2019
November 26, 2019
Across Kentucky - December 5, 2019

Kentucky Farm Bureau Second Vice-President Sharon Furches says her first year as a part of the executive leadership team has been exciting.  Furches talks about her role at the annual meeting, looking ahead at the next 100 years and her example as a female leader in agriculture.

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Across Kentucky - December 4, 2019
November 26, 2019
Across Kentucky - December 4, 2019

Along with the 100 year celebration for Kentucky Farm Bureau, will come a revision of policies that will include a celebration of accomplishments and charting a course for the future.  First Vice-President Eddie Melton talks about the centennial celebration, the policy revisions and other details. 

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Across Kentucky - December 3, 2019
November 26, 2019
Across Kentucky - December 3, 2019

Kentucky Farm Bureau will celebrate 100 years this week during the organization’s annual meeting at the Galt House in Louisville.  President Mark Haney talks about the annual meeting, presiding over the organization, special guests this year and other details.

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