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A Different World; The Same Mission While dealing with COVID-19, Farm Families are Still Doing What They Do Best

A Different World; The Same Mission While dealing with COVID-19, Farm Families are Still Doing What They Do Best

A few short weeks ago, most citizens in Kentucky, and across the country, were preparing for spring and all the activities the new season would bring. But since the onset of COVID-19, the coronavirus, most have hunkered down close to home hoping to wait this pandemic out.

Across Kentucky - January 31, 2020
January 23, 2020
Across Kentucky - January 31, 2020

American Soybean Association past President Davie Stevens says he enjoyed his year leading the organization and promoting soybeans around the world.  Stevens talks about some of the successes of 2019 and the need for the American Soybean Association to continue looking for new markets around the world.

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Across Kentucky - January 30, 2020
January 23, 2020
Across Kentucky - January 30, 2020

Summit Meat Processing partner Kyle Turpen says the Mobile Meat Market is allowing their company to reach new customers.  Turpen talks about the Mobile Meat Market, what is offered in the mobile market, and the Epic Food Truck that was introduced in 2019.

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Across Kentucky - January 29, 2020
January 23, 2020
Across Kentucky - January 29, 2020

A central Kentucky meat processor is providing excellent customer service to farmers and customers in their region of the state and beyond.  We talk with Summit Meat Processing partner Kyle Turpen about their processing facility and something new they recently introduced.

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Across Kentucky - January 28, 2020
January 23, 2020
Across Kentucky - January 28, 2020

Warren County farmer Jake Hunt took home the top prize in the Kentucky Corn Yield contest recently at the Kentucky Commodity Conference in Bowling Green.  Hunt talks about his corn crop, what he planted, when it was seeded, and his love of the farm and agriculture.

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Across Kentucky - January 27, 2020
January 23, 2020
Across Kentucky - January 27, 2020

The cost of basic food items in Kentucky rose slightly in 2019 according to the Kentucky Farm Bureau Market Basket Survey.  Farm Bureau Communications Director Todd Bright talks about the survey, what items saw increases, the trend compared to other years, and how the price of food impacts farmers.

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Kirby Green of Daviess County Wins American Farm Bureau Federation's Excellence in Agriculture Award
January 20, 2020
Kirby Green of Daviess County Wins American Farm Bureau Federation's Excellence in Agriculture Award

Daviess County’s Kirby Green won the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Young Farmers & Ranchers “Excellence in Agriculture Award” against strong competition from around the country during the 2020 AFBF Annual Convention.