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Elections Held During Kentucky Farm Bureau's 100th Annual Meeting

Elections Held During Kentucky Farm Bureau's 100th Annual Meeting

Pulaski County farmer Mark Haney was re-elected Kentucky Farm Bureau President on the concluding day of the organization’s 100th annual meeting. Also re-elected were Webster County’s Eddie Melton as First Vice-President and Sharon Furches of Calloway County as Second Vice-President. 

Across Kentucky October 29, 2019
October 24, 2019
Across Kentucky October 29, 2019

The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture will host the Western Kentucky Forage Conference Thursday, October 31, at the Christian County Extension office.  UK Extension Forage Specialist Dr. Chris Toych talks about the conference, who will be speaking and a chance for hands-on experience Friday, November 1.

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Across Kentucky October 28, 2019
October 24, 2019
Across Kentucky October 28, 2019

The Kentucky Farm Bureau Resolutions Committee will begin to narrow down more than 1,000 potential resolutions Wednesday, November 6.  First Vice President Eddie Melton, who chairs the resolutions committee, talks about the policy development process that begins at the local level and ends at the annual meeting in December.

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KFB 1st Vice President Eddie Melton Interview with the Cromwell Ag Radio Network
October 21, 2019
KFB 1st Vice President Eddie Melton Interview with the Cromwell Ag Radio Network

Kentucky Farm Bureau First Vice President Eddie Melton was recently interviewed by Jeff Nalley of the Cromwell Ag Radio Network about this year’s harvest, international trade, and lessons agriculture has learned when facing tough economic times.

WAVE is Rolling in Four River-County Area
October 18, 2019
WAVE is Rolling in Four River-County Area

Over the last three years, the West Kentucky river counties of Ballard, Carlisle, Hickman and Fulton have been at the center of an economic development initiative known as the West Kentucky Alliance for a Vibrant Economy (WAVE.)

Stress on the Farm from a Community Perspective
October 18, 2019
Stress on the Farm from a Community Perspective

While only about two percent of the U.S. population is involved in farming, for rural states like Kentucky, when farm income is down, those agriculture communities feel the impact, as well as affecting more than just that two percent.

Down the Backroads: A "Thank You" Goes a Long Way
October 18, 2019
Down the Backroads:  A "Thank You" Goes a Long Way

Call me old fashioned but one thing taught to me at an early age was to say “thank you” when a situation called for it and sometimes, even when it didn’t.