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Dairy Nights at the Ballpark in June to honor Kentucky’s dairy industry producers

Kentucky dairy farm families can get free tickets to the ballpark for Dairy Night festivities at two minor league parks in June as part of a Dairy Month celebration. Bowling Green Ballpark, home of the Class A Hot Rods, will honor Kentucky’s dairy industry on June 7 prior to the Hot Rods’ game against the Lansing (Michigan) Lugnuts. Whitaker Bank Ballpark in Lexington, home of the Class A Legends,...

Kentucky Dairy Partners to gather Feb. 27-28 at Bowling Green’s Sloan Convention Center

The 11th annual Kentucky Dairy Partners meeting is set for Feb. 27-28 at the Sloan Convention Center in Bowling Green. The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment is a sponsor of the event for dairy producers, industry representatives and others interested in the dairy industry. The Kentucky Dairy Development Council Young Dairy Producers Conference will take place prior...

Despite mixed reviews, five-year Farm Bill
is expected to benefit Kentucky farmers

The five-year Farm Bill is getting mixed reviews, but most agricultural organizations say it should benefit Kentucky farmers. (Photo by Tim Thornberry)   By Tim Thornberry KyForward correspondent   While not everyone is happy with the five-year Farm Bill that passed Congress last week, most agricultural organizations appear to be content with the compromise legislation that took two years...