Farm Bureau works for farmers
The Barren County Farm Bureau Federation met Saturday night at the Trojan Academy for its annual meeting, to review the past year and form a consensus on agriculture policy resolutions the group will push to the state level.
Japanese student embraces local culture
A Barren County family is spending a month sharing their American culture with a Japanese foreign exchange student through a 4-H-based program.
- Ag extension offers homegrown potluck
Ag committee discusses hot topics
The Kentucky Interim Joint Committee on Agriculture met Wednesday at Farmers Livestock Market in Glasgow to discuss two difficult issues that have been especially close to the hearts of local farmers — the Eastern Livestock bankruptcy case and dead animal disposal.
Farmers feel punished by H-2A regulations
Local tobacco farmers feel like they’re being penalized for using legal foreign workers to help them during the tobacco season.
Allen receives ag award
A Barren County man has been recognized by the Governor’s Office of Agricultural Policy for his work as an outstanding agriculture leader.
Livestock farmers have stake in bill
Efforts to compensate for losses from the bounced checks and bankruptcy litigation of Eastern Livestock Inc. are continuing. This time, hopefully, with the help of new legislation in the Kentucky congress.
Agricultural investment grant funds available
Barren County has received $325,000 in agricultural development funds for a County Agricultural Investment Program.
Issues arise with area livestock purchaser
An Indiana livestock company that had dealings with local livestock producers is now under federal investigation for allegedly writing bad checks to producers.
Eastern Livestock under federal investigation
Producers who have not received payment due from Eastern are encouraged to call GIPSA at 515-323-2579 for information on financial protection and for forms necessary for filing a bond claim, which must be filed within 60 days from the date of transaction.
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