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Steve Kelley Honored as the 2019 Kentucky Farm Bureau Farmer of the Year

Steve Kelley Honored as the 2019 Kentucky Farm Bureau Farmer of the Year

Steve Kelley of Carlisle County will be honored as the 2019 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) “Farmer of the Year” during the organization’s 100th annual meeting in Louisville in December.

Across Kentucky - September 2, 2019
August 29, 2019
Across Kentucky - September 2, 2019

Central Bank purchased the Grand Champion Kentucky Country Ham during the 56th Annual Kentucky Farm Bureau Country Ham Breakfast at the state fair in August.  Bank President Luther Deaton talks about why the bank purchased the ham and what charities will receive the one million dollar donation.

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Grand Champion Ham Brings Charitable Donation of $1 Million at KFB's 56th Annual Country Ham Breakfast
August 23, 2019
Grand Champion Ham Brings Charitable Donation of $1 Million at KFB's 56th Annual Country Ham Breakfast

This year’s 56th annual Kentucky Farm Bureau Country Ham Breakfast brought in an astounding bid of $1 million for charity. The Grand Champion Country Ham auction is a Kentucky Farm Bureau state fair tradition dating back to 1964.

Across Kentucky August 26, 2019 - August 30, 2019
August 21, 2019
Across Kentucky August 26, 2019 - August 30, 2019

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Across Kentucky - August 30, 2019
August 21, 2019
Across Kentucky - August 30, 2019

A Todd County woman, who grew up on a dairy cattle farm, has now found her place in agriculture.  We meet Mary Beth Shackleford-Tomica, talk about her start in farming, her career with the Farm Service Agency and why she loves agriculture.

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Across Kentucky - August 29, 2019
August 21, 2019
Across Kentucky - August 29, 2019

A Hancock County man left the Kentucky State Fair with a nice check after weighing in the largest pumpkin at the fair.  Nick McCaslin talks about how big the pumpkin was, how he grew it and how he got the pumpkin out of the field and to the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville.  

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Across Kentucky - August 28, 2019
August 21, 2019
Across Kentucky - August 28, 2019

Blake Penn says Penn Country Hams began in the town of Mannsville, Kentucky, which was once larger than Campbellsville.  Penn tells how the ham business began and what he sees for the future of the country ham market.

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