Newsroom

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 Promo December 16, 2019 - December 20, 2019
December 12, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo December 16, 2019 - December 20, 2019

Listen here

Across Kentucky - December 20, 2019
December 12, 2019
Across Kentucky - December 20, 2019

University of Kentucky Extension Agriculture Economist Dr. Will Snell says there are a number of variables that could affect Kentucky agriculture in 2020.  Dr. Snell discusses the economic outlook, the challenges and notes some areas that could become positives for farmers across the state.

Listen here

Across Kentucky - December 19, 2019
December 12, 2019
Across Kentucky - December 19, 2019

Although Kentucky agriculture had some challenges in 2019, crops turned out better than expected in some areas.  University of Kentucky Extension Agriculture Economist Dr. Will Snell looks back at 2019, identifies some of the challenges and notes some of the bright spots.

Listen here

Across Kentucky - December 18, 2019
December 12, 2019
Across Kentucky - December 18, 2019

Kentucky is home to the National Champion 4-H Livestock Judging team.  University of Kentucky Extension Associate for Youth Livestock Programs Steve Austin talks about the championship team, the contest, the competitors and the history of the program. 

Listen here

Across Kentucky - December 17, 2019
December 12, 2019
Across Kentucky - December 17, 2019

United States Department of Agriculture Undersecretary Bill Northey says he was happy to be in Louisville recently to help Kentucky Farm Bureau celebrate 100 years.  Northey says he also had time to visit a livestock farm near Shelbyville and see some unique agriculture in Louisville during his visit.

Listen here

Across Kentucky - December 16, 2019
December 12, 2019
Across Kentucky - December 16, 2019

United States Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he is pleased with the progress of the industrial hemp industry following implementation of the 2018 Farm Bill.  Leader McConnell talks about some of the challenges and progress with industrial hemp, and notes a priority for Congress in 2020.

Listen here