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KFB Candid Conversation:  U.S. Census Bureau Partnership Specialist Dani Rodgers Discusses the Importance of the Census

KFB Candid Conversation: U.S. Census Bureau Partnership Specialist Dani Rodgers Discusses the Importance of the Census

KFB Candid Conversation presents a discussion about the topical issues facing the agricultural industry and rural communities in a question and answer format. In this column, Dani Rodgers, Partnership Specialist with the U.S. Census Bureau discusses the census process and why it is so important, especially to rural communities.

Kentucky Farm Bureau Announces Winners of Excellence in Ag Literacy and Women's Educational Grant Awards 
December 4, 2019
Kentucky Farm Bureau Announces Winners of Excellence in Ag Literacy and Women's Educational Grant Awards 

Two Kentuckians are being awarded significant honors from Kentucky Farm Bureau. Leslie McCarty of Montgomery County is the 2019 Women’s Educational Grant winner and Kelly Gates of Hopkins County has been named the Excellence in Ag Literacy recipient.  

Market Closes - December 2, 2019
December 2, 2019
Market Closes - December 2, 2019

Corn closed steady but other CBOT futures closed lower after mostly positive overnight trade. Cattle futures closed narrowly mixed, but traded strongly into the close.  Lean Hog futures closed sharply lower, which more than erased Friday’s sharp gains.

Selling Farmers Tax Credit Program Announced
November 27, 2019
Selling Farmers Tax Credit Program Announced

Last week Kentucky launched a new program offering farmers incentives for selling their property to beginning farmers, an effort to further sustain one of the state’s most important industries.  

Across Kentucky Promo December 2, 2019 - December 6, 2019
November 26, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo December 2, 2019 - December 6, 2019

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Across Kentucky - December 6, 2019
November 26, 2019
Across Kentucky - December 6, 2019

USDA Farm Service Agency Director Richard Fordyce says he is pleased with the implementation of the Market Facilitation Program.  Fordyce talks about how the program is helping farmers, what could be coming in the future and the scope of the MFP program in the realm of what FSA does for agriculture.

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Across Kentucky - December 5, 2019
November 26, 2019
Across Kentucky - December 5, 2019

Kentucky Farm Bureau Second Vice-President Sharon Furches says her first year as a part of the executive leadership team has been exciting.  Furches talks about her role at the annual meeting, looking ahead at the next 100 years and her example as a female leader in agriculture.

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