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Steve Kelley Honored as the 2019 Kentucky Farm Bureau Farmer of the Year

Steve Kelley Honored as the 2019 Kentucky Farm Bureau Farmer of the Year

Steve Kelley of Carlisle County will be honored as the 2019 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) “Farmer of the Year” during the organization’s 100th annual meeting in Louisville in December.

Across Kentucky - July 23, 2019
July 18, 2019
Across Kentucky - July 23, 2019

More than forty Kentucky beef cattle producers learned more about the cattle industry in Illinois and Missouri during the Kentucky Farm Bureau John C. Hendricks Beef Tour in June.  State Beef Advisory Committee Chairman Shane Wiseman discusses the tour, what they saw and lessons they brought back to their farms in Kentucky.

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Across Kentucky - July 22, 2019
July 18, 2019
Across Kentucky - July 22, 2019

The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment is hosting their annual Corn, Soybean and Tobacco Field Day Tuesday, July 23, at the Research and Education Center in Princeton.  UK Plant Pathologist Dr. Kiersten Wise previews the field day, talks about some of the topics being covered and who will be presenting during each of the tour stops.

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Market Closes - July 17, 2019
July 17, 2019
Market Closes - July 17, 2019

CBOT futures closed steady to mostly lower and mostly near the low end of the day’s trading ranges.  Cattle futures closed lower as prices take a breather from the 3-week rally that peaked Friday-Monday.  Lean Hog futures closed strongly higher, supported by this week’s rising cash hog and pork prices.

Across Kentucky Promo July 15, 2019 - July 19, 2019
July 11, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo July 15, 2019 - July 19, 2019

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Across Kentucky - July 19, 2019
July 11, 2019
Across Kentucky - July 19, 2019

Tobacco is always a major part of the University of Kentucky Corn, Soybean and Tobacco Field Day at the Research and Education Center in Princeton.  Extension Tobacco Specialist Dr. Andy Bailey talks about the tobacco stops at the field day, the research they are doing and what farmers can learn on Tuesday, July 23.

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Across Kentucky - July 18, 2019
July 11, 2019
Across Kentucky - July 18, 2019

Agriculture Undersecretary Bill Northey says dairy farmers still have plenty of time to sign up for the new Dairy Margin Protection Program.  Northey talks about the program, what it offers dairy farmers, how to sign up and other details.

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