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Kentucky Production Agri-Tech (KPAT) Initiative

Kentucky Production Agri-Tech (KPAT) Initiative

The backbone of Kentucky’s agriculture industry is the existence of family-owned production farms and supporting businesses located in every region of the state. Often small operations, these entities make up the majority of the ag industry in the Commonwealth, therefore representing a significant portion of the state’s overall economic development structure.

Assisted Living Facility Residents get a Holiday Visit from an Unusual Guest
January 27, 2021
Assisted Living Facility Residents get a Holiday Visit  from an Unusual Guest

Cricket, a 17-year-old quarter horse from Clark County, Kentucky has been all over the country competing in ranch-type events, including ranch-horse competitions and ranch roping and doctoring. It is what she does in the equine world.

Candid Conversation | Dale Moore, Executive Vice President, American Farm Bureau Federation
January 27, 2021
Candid Conversation | Dale Moore, Executive Vice President, American Farm Bureau Federation

KFB Candid Conversation presents a discussion about the topical issues related to KFB priorities, the agricultural industry, and rural communities, in a question and answer format. In this column, Dale Moore, Executive Vice President, American Farm Bureau Federation, discusses working with a new administration coming to Washington and agriculture priorities in 2021.

Comment Column | Hard Work, Persistence, and Deep Faith
January 27, 2021
Comment Column | Hard Work, Persistence, and Deep Faith

As a ninth-generation farmer, I have been surrounded by a strong farm family all of my life. Our roots in LaRue County date back to a time when Abraham Lincoln’s family lived here.

With those deep roots, the agriculture industry is more than just a family business to me. It is a passion, and tradition, and a duty to those we help feed throughout our state, our nation and the world.

President's Column | Ask the Expert - Your Local Farmer
January 27, 2021
President's Column | Ask the Expert - Your Local Farmer

To say we are inundated daily with information is quite an understatement considering all the electronic devices we have. Our phones, tablets and computers have become magnets for everyday doses of news and opinions that circulate throughout the digital airwaves. In a perfect world, all this information would be truthful and helpful, but, unfortunately, that is not always the case.

Across Kentucky - January 27, 2021
January 27, 2021
Across Kentucky - January 27, 2021

Shelbyville Senator Paul Hornback favors moving the Governor's Office of Ag Policy to the KDA.

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Market Closes - January 26, 2021
January 26, 2021
Market Closes - January 26, 2021

Grain and soy complex futures rose sharply for a second day in a row. Live cattle futures closed slightly higher but feeder futures posted sizable losses due to the soaring corn market. Beyond the February LH, lean hog futures closed slightly higher.