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Statement from KFB President Mark Haney regarding proper labeling of meat products

Statement from KFB President Mark Haney regarding proper labeling of meat products

As a cattle producer, I am thankful to the General Assembly for passing House Bill 311 which will ensure lab-grown protein products are properly labeled for consumers. I would also like to thank Representative Michael Meredith for sponsoring this important bill.

Market Closes - March 11, 2019
March 11, 2019
Market Closes - March 11, 2019

CBOT futures closed lower and near the day’s lows, with corn and wheat futures setting new contract lows. Cattle futures closed lower as traders booked profits after Friday’s strong close.  Lean Hog futures soared today, adding to Friday’s strong gains. Hog futures were supported by rising hog and pork cutouts.

March 8, 2019 - Legislative Report No. 7 - 2019 Kentucky General Assembly
March 8, 2019
March 8, 2019 - Legislative Report No. 7 - 2019 Kentucky General Assembly
Angus Lead the Way in 33rd Annual Winter Beef Showcase
March 8, 2019
Angus Lead the Way in 33rd Annual Winter Beef Showcase

The Kentucky Farm Bureau Beef Expo recorded total sales of $896,402 in its 33rd running March 1-3 at the Kentucky Exposition Center.  

The Agriculture Council of America (ACA) will host National Agriculture Day on March 14, 2019.
March 8, 2019
The Agriculture Council of America (ACA) will host National Agriculture Day on March 14, 2019.

The Agriculture Council of America (ACA) will host National Agriculture Day on March 14, 2019. This will mark the 46th anniversary of National Ag Day which is celebrated in classrooms and communities across the country. The theme for National Ag Day 2019 is "Agriculture: Food for Life."

Across Kentucky Promo March 11, 2019 - March 15, 2019
March 7, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo March 11, 2019 - March 15, 2019

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Across Kentucky - March 15, 2019
March 7, 2019
Across Kentucky - March 15, 2019

The University of Kentucky is hosting a number of Kentucky Agriculture Training Schools this year at the Research and Education Center in Princeton.  KATS Coordinator Lori Rogers talks about the schools, the topics being covered, the training participants receive and how to sign up.

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