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Kirby Green from Daviess County wins Excellence in Agriculture Award

Kirby Green from Daviess County wins Excellence in Agriculture Award

Kirby Green from Daviess County has won top honors in Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) Excellence in Agriculture Awards program for 2019. She received the award during the organization’s recent Annual Meeting at the Galt House in Louisville.

Across Kentucky - November 28, 2019
November 21, 2019
Across Kentucky - November 28, 2019

As we celebrate Thanksgiving today, we take a moment to find out what our Kentucky Farm Bureau Leaders are thankful for.  President Mark Haney, 1st Vice President Eddie Melton and 2nd Vice President Sharon Furches all share what they are thankful for this year.

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Across Kentucky - November 27, 2019
November 21, 2019
Across Kentucky - November 27, 2019

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue says a trade deal with China remains a top priority.  During a recent visit at the National Association of Farm Broadcasting’s annual meeting in Kansas City, Secretary Perdue updated farm broadcasters on trade negotiations and the potential outcome of a successful trade deal. 

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Across Kentucky - November 26, 2019
November 21, 2019
Across Kentucky - November 26, 2019

While fielding calls from across the nation, Butterball Turkey talk line experts become part of some wonderful and heart-warming stories.  Turkey Talker Nicole Johnson shares some of the stories she has been a part of and talks about common mistakes with the giblets.

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Across Kentucky - November 25, 2019
November 21, 2019
Across Kentucky - November 25, 2019

With Thanksgiving coming up on Thursday, it’s time to talk turkey with the Butterball Turkey talk line.  Butterball Turkey talker Nicole Johnson tells us what it's like being a part of the talk line and shares her three “T”s for a successful Thanksgiving meal.

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Farm Bureau Survey: Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Rises Only a Penny
November 21, 2019
Farm Bureau Survey: Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Rises Only a Penny

The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 34th annual survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost of this year’s feast for 10 is $48.91, or less than $5.00 per person. This is a 1-cent increase from last year’s average of $48.90.

Market Closes - November 20, 2019
November 20, 2019
Market Closes - November 20, 2019

CBOT futures closed mixed with corn and soybeans continuing to be pressured by fund selling and a lack of export demand. Live cattle closed slightly higher through June 2020 and feeder cattle ended unchanged to slightly lower.  Lean hog futures closed sharply lower due to Tuesday’s sharp drop in the pork cutout, huge production, lack of technical chart support and reports that the US/China Phase 1 deal won’t happen in 2019.