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National Labeling Initiative Raises the Profile of Veterans to Farmers Movement

posted on November 6, 2015 at 5:19 PM

National Labeling Initiative Raises the Profile of Veterans to Farmers Movement
Roughly two and a half million men and women have served in the armed forces during the post 9/11 era. And many veterans have willingly taken on multiple deployments - only to wage an uphill battle finding fulfilling work back home. Full Story

Western Kentucky Mines Halt Operations, Affecting 670

posted on December 31, 2014 at 1:29 PM

Two large underground coal mines in western Kentucky will be idled, putting about 670 miners out of work. Full Story

Republicans Yield Big Harvest on Election Day

posted on November 7, 2014 at 4:50 PM

Republicans Yield Big Harvest on Election Day
Election night turned into a “grand ol’ party” Tuesday as Republicans took back the majority in the U.S. Senate and built on their lead in the House. Full Story

Probe Finds Scant Oversight of Chemical Plants

posted on May 23, 2014 at 10:38 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government has no way of fully knowing which U.S. chemical facilities stock ammonium nitrate, the substance that exploded last year at a Texas fertilizer plant and killed 14 people, congressional investigators say.... Full Story

Other States Join Missouri's Challenge Of Egg Law

posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:34 PM

California law prohibits the sale of eggs in the state from any hen not raised in compliance with California's animal care standards. Full Story

Bourbon Truly American, Despite Foreign Ties

posted on January 17, 2014 at 2:44 PM

The transaction will create a global spirits heavyweight with annual sales of more than $4.3 billion. Full Story

Industrial Hemp Supporters Say Support Growing in Kentucky

posted on April 6, 2012 at 11:04 AM

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Hemp isn't legal in Kentucky yet, but the eclectic mix of people at a recent seminar in Lexington was evidence that support for the versatile plant may be taking root. One by one, elected officials stepped forward to... Full Story

Poultry May Rule the Roost on Kentucky Farms

posted on December 11, 2009 at 3:12 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky — Kentucky's slumping horse industry appears on pace to be overtaken by poultry farming as the king of the state's agricultural sector. Full Story

Environmental Groups Sue to Stop Logging in Kentucky Forest

posted on May 4, 2007 at 8:05 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky (AP) - Two environmental groups claim the U.S Forest Service is violating its own rules and federal law with a plan to cut trees on more than 12,000 acres of a forest preserve. Full Story

Shrimp in Kentucky

posted on January 4, 2002 at 8:01 PM

Shrimp in Kentucky
Jennifer and David Marsh are part of the vanguard that are leading Kentucky farmers into a new era of aquaculture in the Bluegrass state. Full Story

Kentucky Farm Family Diversifies

posted on December 21, 2001 at 8:12 PM

Kentucky Farm Family Diversifies
One Kentucky tobacco farmer is staying on the land through marketing diversification. Full Story

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