Newsroom

Seeding Rural Resilience Act Will Help Farmers and Ranchers

Seeding Rural Resilience Act Will Help Farmers and Ranchers

The American Farm Bureau Federation supports the Seeding Rural Resilience Act sponsored by Sens. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), which is designed to help farmers respond to stress and decrease the stigma associated with mental health care in rural communities.

Across Kentucky Promo September 30, 2019 - October 4, 2019
September 26, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo September 30, 2019 - October 4, 2019

Listen here

Across Kentucky - October 4, 2019
September 26, 2019
Across Kentucky - October 4, 2019

Antique tractor enthusiast will have a chance to put their tractors to work this weekend during the 20th annual Hal Fennel Memorial Antique Tractor Plow Day in Christian County.  Committee members Seth Delaney and Larry Larimore talk about Plow Day, what spectators can see and special demonstrations featuring a steam engine, and mules and horses.

Listen here

Across Kentucky - October 3, 2019
September 26, 2019
Across Kentucky - October 3, 2019

Kentucky Agriculture was front and center for a group of more than 30 foreign agriculture attaches’ that were part of a tour organized by the USDA’s Foreign Agriculture Service.  Kentucky Department of Agriculture Senior Trade Adviser Tim Hughes talks about the tour, with Phillipines Agriculture Attache’ Dr. Joy Javelosa discussing what she has learned while in the Bluegrass state.

Listen here

Across Kentucky - October 2, 2019
September 26, 2019
Across Kentucky - October 2, 2019

Antique tractors, small engines and a host of newer model tractors and equipment will be on display in Greenup County this weekend during the 20th annual Old Tractor, Engine and Machinery Show.  County Farm Bureau President Kenny Imel talks about the history of the show, what will be taking place and other details.  

Listen here

Across Kentucky - October 1, 2019
September 26, 2019
Across Kentucky - October 1, 2019

Hardin County farmer Ray Allen Mackey represented Kentucky farmers during the University of Kentucky Grain and Forage Center of Excellence ribbon cutting, September 19, in Princeton.  Mackey, who is President of the Kentucky Corn Promotion Council, talked about the vision behind the center, the importance of the facility and staff for the future of agriculture. 

Listen here

Across Kentucky - September 30, 2019
September 26, 2019
Across Kentucky - September 30, 2019

A standing room only crowd was on hand Thursday, September 19, as the University of Kentucky cut the ribbon to officially open the Grain and Forage Center of Excellence at the Research and Education Center in Princeton.  Director Dr. Chad Lee, U.K. President Dr. Eli Capilouto and a number of other speakers talked about the importance of the center and the researchers and staff that work there.

Listen here