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President's Column:  Grassroots, The Foundation of Farm Bureau

President's Column: Grassroots, The Foundation of Farm Bureau

Whenever I have been asked to describe what Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) is about or how it operates, I always begin with one word: “grassroots.”

If you have been around this organization as long as I have, that word comes up often and we never want to lose sight of how important it really is.

Market Closes - March 9, 2020
March 9, 2020
Market Closes - March 9, 2020

The markets closed sharply lower – hit by a combination of rising COVID-19 cases in America and elsewhere and a collapse in the crude oil future markets. Cattle futures close at or very close to down the daily trading limits -- $3.00 in Live Cattle and $4.50 in Feeder Cattle. Lean Hog futures also closed sharply lower although not limit-down. 

March 6, 2020 - Legislative Report No. 10 - 2020 Kentucky General Assembly
March 6, 2020
March 6, 2020 - Legislative Report No. 10 - 2020 Kentucky General Assembly
Across Kentucky March 9, 2020 - March 13, 2020
March 5, 2020
Across Kentucky March 9, 2020 - March 13, 2020

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Across Kentucky - March 13, 2020
March 5, 2020
Across Kentucky - March 13, 2020

Kentucky Farm Bureau is making some adjustments to Across Kentucky and adding some new programming to better share the stories of farmers and agriculture. Communications Director Todd Bright previews the changes that will begin Monday, March 16.

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Across Kentucky - March 12, 2020
March 5, 2020
Across Kentucky - March 12, 2020

Kentucky Corn Growers member Jeff Rice was among those sharing the story of corn and ethanol at the 2020 National Farm Machinery Show. Rice talks about the benefits of corn ethanol, talking with friends at the Farm Machinery Show, and shares some encouragement about the 2020 crop year.

 
Across Kentucky - March 11, 2020
March 5, 2020
Across Kentucky - March 11, 2020

Madison Goodlett says serving as Kentucky Farm Bureau's Outstanding Youth has made for a busy and interesting year. Goodlett talks about her experiences, where she has been, what she has learned, and her connection to agriculture.

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