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

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.  

Across Kentucky Promo August 12, 2019 - August 16, 2019
August 8, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo August 12, 2019 - August 16, 2019

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Across Kentucky - August 16, 2019
August 8, 2019
Across Kentucky - August 16, 2019

Kentucky Farm Bureau Executive Vice-President Drew Graham says the connection with county farm bureaus and their leaders is what makes the grassroots organization strong.  Graham talks about sharing the message of agriculture and how proud he is to lead Kentucky Farm Bureau as the organization celebrates 100 years.

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Across Kentucky - August 15, 2019
August 8, 2019
Across Kentucky - August 15, 2019

A Hodgenville farmer will lead the Kentucky Soybean Promotion Board during the next year.  First generation farmer Ryan Bivens talks about the importance of giving back to the industry he is a part of, how soybean checkoff dollars are being used, the importance of farmers seeing a return on their investment and how the board manages the funds. 

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Across Kentucky - August 14, 2019
August 8, 2019
Across Kentucky - August 14, 2019

Not only does the Kentucky State offer a variety of food, rides and shows, it also bridges the gap to connect rural and urban Kentucky.  Kentucky Venues President David Beck talks about the connection, the importance of Agland and the opportunity for farmers to share their stories with those who attend the fair this year.

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Across Kentucky - August 13, 2019
August 8, 2019
Across Kentucky - August 13, 2019

Excitement is building for the kickoff of the Kentucky State Fair Thursday, August 15.  Kentucky Venues President David Beck talks about the fair, how many people will come through the gates, where people come from and the important role the fair plays in showcasing Kentucky Agriculture.

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Across Kentucky - August 12, 2019
August 8, 2019
Across Kentucky - August 12, 2019

Kentucky celebrated farmers markets last week with Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles recognizing the importance.  Commissioner Quarles talks about the number of farmers markets in the state, where they are located, what they offer customers and how they impact each community.

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