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Statement from KFB President Mark Haney regarding proper labeling of meat products

Statement from KFB President Mark Haney regarding proper labeling of meat products

As a cattle producer, I am thankful to the General Assembly for passing House Bill 311 which will ensure lab-grown protein products are properly labeled for consumers. I would also like to thank Representative Michael Meredith for sponsoring this important bill.

March 15, 2019 - Legislative Report No. 8 - 2019 Kentucky General Assembly
March 15, 2019
March 15, 2019 - Legislative Report No. 8 - 2019 Kentucky General Assembly
Market Closes - March 14, 2019
March 14, 2019
Market Closes - March 14, 2019

CBOT futures closed mixed with gains probably attributable to short-covering by the very short spec funds. Cattle futures closed higher with better gains in the LC market. Lean Hog futures closed sharply higher, supported by stronger cash hog and pork values, as well as this morning’s very large pork export sales estimate.

Across Kentucky Promo March 18, 2019 - March 22, 2019
March 14, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo March 18, 2019 - March 22, 2019

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Across Kentucky - March 22, 2019
March 14, 2019
Across Kentucky - March 22, 2019

The Kentucky Ag Tag Program raised more than $600,000 in 2018 to help Kentucky 4-H and FFA members, and the Kentucky Proud Program thanks to farmers donating an extra $10 when renewing licenses for the year.  Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles talks about the importance of the program, how farmers can participate and what their participation will ultimately do.

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Across Kentucky - March 21, 2019
March 14, 2019
Across Kentucky - March 21, 2019

Daviess County farmer Scott Zoglman was recognized for raising a soybean crop that produced 100 bushels per acre.  We talk with Zoglman about his crop, when he planted it, what he planted and how his harvest turned out.

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Across Kentucky - March 20, 2019
March 14, 2019
Across Kentucky - March 20, 2019

We continue our National Agriculture Day conversation with Indiana farmer Isabella Chism, who chaired the National Ag Day events and serves as vice-chair of the American Farm Bureau Women’s organization.  She talks about the importance of sharing the story of agriculture and the need for all farmers to be willing to tell their story.

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