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Farm Bureau Adopts Policies on Government Shutdown, Trade, Opioids, Cell-Based Meat and Broadband

Farm Bureau Adopts Policies on Government Shutdown, Trade, Opioids, Cell-Based Meat and Broadband

Farmer and rancher delegates to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 100th Annual Convention today adopted policies to guide the organization’s work during its centennial year on key topics such as farm bill implementation, cell-cultured food products, trade, rural broadband access and rural mental health programs.

Across Kentucky - January 8, 2018
January 3, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 8, 2018

There could be some positive news in 2019 for corn and wheat farmers in Kentucky, with soybeans hinging on a trade deal with China.  University of Kentucky Agriculture Economist Dr. Todd Davis talks about how the crops fared in 2018 and what farmers might expect in 2019.

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Across Kentucky - January 7, 2018
January 3, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 7, 2018

The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture will host their annual Winter Wheat Meeting Tuesday, January 8, at the James E. Bruce Convention Center in Hopkinsville.  UK Grain and Forage Center of Excellence Director Dr. Chad Lee, who will be the moderator, talks about the topics that will be covered, the featured speakers and how to register.

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December 28, 2018 Legislative Report No. 1 - 2019 Kentucky General Assembly
January 2, 2019
December 28, 2018 Legislative Report No. 1 - 2019 Kentucky General Assembly
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue to Address 100th AFBF Annual Convention
December 27, 2018
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue to Address 100th AFBF Annual Convention

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will give the closing general session keynote address at the 100th American Farm Bureau Federation Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show in New Orleans, Louisiana, on Jan. 14, 2019.

Across Kentucky Promo for the week of December 31, 2018 - January 4, 2019
December 27, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo for the week of December 31, 2018 - January 4, 2019

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Across Kentucky - January 4, 2019
December 27, 2018
Across Kentucky - January 4, 2019

Continued growth in the poultry industry and steady markets in other livestock commodities helped Kentucky Agriculture remain strong in 2018.  University of Kentucky Extension Livestock Economist Dr. Kenny Burdine takes a look at the 2018 economic report for livestock and previews what farmers can expect in 2019.

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