Madisonville Fire Department utilizes new grain bin rescue equipment

 

Madisonville Fire Department joined other local fire departments recently for a grain bin rescue training, put on by Calhoun's Feed Service. The equiptment used for this training was donated by the Hopkins County Farm Bureau to emphasize the importance of safety for the Kentucky farming community. 

 

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President Duvall Hosts Mexico Leaders for Wide-Ranging Discussion
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American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall today met with Tatiana Clouthier, Mexico’s Secretary of the Economy, and Esteban Moctezuma Barragón, Mexico’s Ambassador to the U.S., to discuss a variety of trade matters, the use of technology to advance agriculture and the border crisis. Mexico is the third largest destination for U.S. agricultural exports. 

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