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KFB Wins Awards of Excellence from American Farm Bureau

KFB Wins Awards of Excellence from American Farm Bureau

Kentucky Farm Bureau took home several organizational awards presented at this year’s American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) 101st annual convention.  Each year state Farm Bureaus are presented awards in different categories related to programs and initiatives.

Across Kentucky - January 14, 2020
January 9, 2020
Across Kentucky - January 14, 2020

Corn, soybean and wheat farmers from across the state will gather in Bowling Thursday for the Kentucky Commodity Conference.  Becky Kinder with the Kentucky Soybean Association talks about the Commodity Conference, who is speaking, the annual meetings that will take place and the awards dinner.

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Across Kentucky - January 13, 2020
January 9, 2020
Across Kentucky - January 13, 2020

Kentucky Farm Bureau just celebrated 100 years of being the voice of agriculture in the state and the organization’s leadership is planning for the next 100 years.  Second Vice-President Sharon Furches is heading up the Vision 100 committee that has developed a new mission statement and will soon set some goals for the future.

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January 3, 2020 - Legislative Report No. 1 - 2020 Kentucky General Assembly
January 3, 2020
January 3, 2020 - Legislative Report No. 1 - 2020 Kentucky General Assembly
Across Kentucky Promo January 6, 2020 - January 10, 2020
January 2, 2020
Across Kentucky Promo January 6, 2020 - January 10, 2020

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Across Kentucky - January 10, 2020
January 2, 2020
Across Kentucky - January 10, 2020

The economic outlook for corn, tobacco and soybeans in 2019 was heavily dependent on yield, weather and trade.  University of Kentucky Agriculture Economist Dr. Todd Davis shared the numbers for the three major grain crops during the Kentucky Farm Bureau meeting in December.

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Across Kentucky - January 9, 2020
January 2, 2020
Across Kentucky - January 9, 2020

Shelby County farm market owner Matt Gadjzik says his family began Mulberry Orchard to help replace income from tobacco.  Gadjzik talks about what they grow on the farm, what people enjoy while visiting the farm market each fall and the importance of having his family grow up in the agriculture lifestyle.