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Stress on the Farm and in Rural America:  Resources are Available

Stress on the Farm and in Rural America: Resources are Available

As the problem of stress related issues becomes more visible, the onset of COVID-19 has only escalated those stress levels for everyone as they transition to a time of working remotely, or not working at all.

President's Column: 2020 has Brought a Bit of Good News for Farm Families, So Far
February 7, 2020
President's Column: 2020 has Brought a Bit of Good News for Farm Families, So Far

To say it has been an eventful year for agriculture thus far, might be an understatement especially since we are just over a month into it. But farm families, in need of a little good news, have gotten just that since the holidays.

KFB Well Represented at 101st American Farm Bureau Federation Convention
February 7, 2020
KFB Well Represented at 101st American Farm Bureau Federation Convention

With over 400 members attending, Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) was well represented during the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Annual Convention. In fact, Kentucky brought the largest member group from any state to this year’s event.

Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine and Kentucky: A Relationship for Nearly 7 Decades
February 7, 2020
Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine and Kentucky: A Relationship for Nearly 7 Decades

Since 1951, aspiring veterinary students from Kentucky have had an opportunity to apply to one of the most well-respected vet schools in the country and retain in-state tuition levels.

 

Across Kentucky Promo February 10, 2020 - February 14, 2020
February 6, 2020
Across Kentucky Promo February 10, 2020 - February 14, 2020

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Across Kentucky - February 14, 2020
February 6, 2020
Across Kentucky - February 14, 2020

The Kentucky Agriculture Training Schools will soon kick off at the University of Kentucky Research and Education Center in Princeton.  University of Kentucky Extension Soils Specialist Dr. Edwin Ritchey, who coordinates the program, talks about this year’s KATS schedule and the first School Tuesday, February 18, that will focus on weed and soil science.

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Across Kentucky - February 13, 2020
February 6, 2020
Across Kentucky - February 13, 2020

On Wednesday’s program we met Minerich Land and Cattle owner Bob Minerich who calls Richmond his home.  Today we learn about Minerich’s cattle herd, his passion for the animals he raises, and the pride he has in the way of life he has developed on his farm.

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