Louisville, KY (October 16, 2012) – The latest Marketbasket Survey, conducted by the Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation in September 2012, indicates that average retail food prices in supermarkets across the state have increased during the third quarter of the year.
The Butler County Rural Development Steering Committee will host its first bean luncheon on October 17th to raise money for Butler County Fair Premiums. The Rural Development will offer brown or white beans, cornbread, a homemade dessert, and a drink for $5. Meals will be available at the Exten
USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Kentucky State Executive Director John W. McCauley, announced that FSA will issue Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) and Direct and Counter-cyclical Program (DCP) payments during the first few weeks of October.
Forage producers reseeding their drought-damaged pastures this fall will want to be on the lookout for fall armyworm as the new grass seedlings emerge, said Lee Townsend, extension entomologist with the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture.
Lexington, KY , September 25, 2012 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that Hispanic and women farmers and ranchers who allege discrimination by the USDA in past decades can file claims between September 24, 2012 and March 25, 2013.
Lexington, KY, September 20, 2012 –USDA’s Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) wants to remind agricultural producers that October 1, 2012 is the deadline to obtain crop year 2013 NAP coverage for crops such as wheat for forage and barley for forage.
Heightened driver awareness needed as number of slow-moving vehicles on roadways increases during fall harvest.
Mark your calendars and plan to attend the following programs coming up in October.
Lexington, KY, September 12, 2012 –USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director John W. McCauley, announced that guaranteed farm ownership loan funds for Fiscal Year 2012 have been exhausted.