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Comment Column:  KFB Young Farmer Chair Tyler Ferguson talks about farming and a rural way of life

Comment Column: KFB Young Farmer Chair Tyler Ferguson talks about farming and a rural way of life

Having grown up working on my grandparent’s farm, I learned at an early age an appreciation of the farming way of life. I was taught the value agriculture holds for my family and the world around me. 

Give to the 'Ag Tag' Fund to Invest in the Future of Kentucky Agriculture
February 28, 2019
Give to the 'Ag Tag' Fund to Invest in the Future of Kentucky Agriculture

Deep roots grow leaders. That’s how Kentucky’s agricultural community develops leaders for our future. “Deep roots grow leaders” is also the theme of this year’s Ag Tag campaign to raise funds to invest in organizations building the leaders of tomorrow.

Across Kentucky Promo March 4, 2019 - March 8, 2019
February 28, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo March 4, 2019 - March 8, 2019

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Across Kentucky - March 8, 2019
February 28, 2019
Across Kentucky - March 8, 2019

Retired University of Kentucky Extension Forage Specialist Dr. Gary Lacefield says it is more important than ever for agriculture to educate others about the work on the farm and the mission of agriculture.  Lacefield talked about his work with forages, technology in the forage industry and the connection between agriculture and urban America.

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Across Kentucky - March 7, 2019
February 28, 2019
Across Kentucky - March 7, 2019

American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall says 2018 was a big year for agriculture policy, with some major priorities on the table for 2019.  Duvall, who was recently in Kentucky, says Trade and Farm Labor are two of the major issues that still need to be addressed.

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Across Kentucky - March 6, 2019
February 28, 2019
Across Kentucky - March 6, 2019

Although the FFA organization allowed women into the organization in 1969, it would take 30 years for FFA members to elect their first female president in Kentucky.  We visit with Kentucky’s first female FFA President Jessamine County native Susan Wright, talk about the impact of FFA in her life and how she was able to give back to members of the organization.

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Across Kentucky - March 5, 2019
February 28, 2019
Across Kentucky - March 5, 2019

Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney says it is important for county Farm Bureau Presidents to know the priorities of farming and agriculture in the state.  Haney talked with county presidents and vice-presidents about priorities and their role as leaders during the 2019 KFB Presidents and Vice Presidents Conference that took place in Louisville in February. 

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