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Farm Bureau Survey: Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Down for Third Straight Year

Farm Bureau Survey: Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Down for Third Straight Year

The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 33rd annual survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost of this year’s feast for 10 is $48.90, or less than $5.00 per person. This is a 22-cent decrease from last year’s average of $49.12.

“Since 2015, the average cost of Thanksgiving dinner has declined steadily and is now at the lowest level since 2010,” said AFBF Chief Economist Dr. John Newton.

Across Kentucky - October 10, 2018
October 4, 2018
Across Kentucky - October 10, 2018

Women are an essential part of agriculture in Kentucky, with Breckinridge County Agriculture Extension Agent Carol Hinton among them.  During today’s program we learn about Carol’s love for agriculture, how she chose her career and what she enjoys most about working on the farm.

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Across Kentucky - October 9, 2018
October 4, 2018
Across Kentucky - October 9, 2018

The aroma of country ham will fill the air in the western Kentucky town of Cadiz on October 12 and 13 during the annual Trigg County Country Ham Festival.  County Tourism Director Bill Stevens says the festival includes a country ham display, the making of Kentucky’s largest ham biscuit and a Saturday concert by Country Music group Shenandoah.

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Across Kentucky - October 8, 2018
October 4, 2018
Across Kentucky - October 8, 2018

Farmers in western and central Kentucky are experiencing better corn yields than expected.  Ben Westerfield, with Hopkinsville Elevator Cooperative, says most yields are hovering around 200 bushels to the acre, with the quality of the crop also good.

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Statement on USMCA
October 2, 2018
Statement on USMCA

International trade is so important to the agriculture industry both here in Kentucky, and throughout the country. It is because of that importance, I can’t emphasize enough how critical trade agreements are to the overall rural American economy.

The Farm Bill and Why It Matters to Everyone
October 1, 2018
The Farm Bill and Why It Matters to Everyone

For those involved in the agriculture industry, either by way of their farming operations or from their agri-businesses, you know the importance of the Farm Bill and how it affects you on a daily basis.

Across Kentucky Promo October 1, 2018 - October 5, 2018
September 27, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo October 1, 2018 - October 5, 2018

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