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Getting a Look at Agriculture Outside the US:  Seeing Argentina agriculture gives Kentucky farmers a new appreciation here, at home

Getting a Look at Agriculture, Outside the US: Seeing Argentina agriculture gives Kentucky farmers a new appreciation here, at home.

Sometimes, the best way to see more clearly, and perhaps appreciate more, a specific issue that is close to home, is to observe if from a different perspective, in a different place.  

Across Kentucky - March 29, 2019
March 21, 2019
Across Kentucky - March 29, 2019

A well-known farm broadcaster says he continues to hear quite a bit of optimism from farmers across the country in spite of some challenging years for agriculture.  Max Armstrong, who co-hosts “This Week In Agribusiness” on RFD-TV, talks about spending time with farmers, the stories they share with him and the need to spread the word about agriculture.

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Across Kentucky - March 28, 2019
March 21, 2019
Across Kentucky - March 28, 2019

Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture Dean Dr. Tony Brannon is working to re-brand hemp across the state.  Dr. Brannon says Industrial Hemp needs to be replaced by the name Agricultural Hemp because of the many potential uses of the crop that is being grown today.

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Across Kentucky - March 27, 2019
March 21, 2019
Across Kentucky - March 27, 2019

We continue our conversation with Hart County hay producer Clayton Jarrell about his involvement as President of the National Hay Association.  Jarrell also talks about the challenges of the hay industry and the pride he has in the product produced on his farm.

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Across Kentucky - March 26, 2019
March 21, 2019
Across Kentucky - March 26, 2019

A Hart County farmer has found his place in the hay industry as he produces top quality product for the horse industry.  Clayton Jarrell talks about how he got started in the hay business, the way he markets the hay from the farm and his family’s involvement in the farming operation.

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Across Kentucky - March 25, 2019
March 21, 2019
Across Kentucky - March 25, 2019

Farmers from Kentucky and surrounding states sold beef cattle of various breeds for top dollar at the Kentucky Farm Bureau Beef Expo this year.  Board Chairman John Chism talks about the number of head in the show and sale, how the cattle sold and the youth activities that took place this year.

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Market Closes - March 20, 2019
March 20, 2019
Market Closes - March 20, 2019

CBOT futures were mostly steady except for strong gains in wheat futures. Outside markets, including higher crude oil, were positive today with the US Dollar weakening as Treasury Yields fell sharply after the FOMC suggested it didn’t expect any interest rate increase in 2019. Lean Hog futures closed up the daily trading limit of $3.00/cwt (the limit is $4.50 tomorrow).