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Eckmann, Poore, Sharpe honored as 2014 Kentucky Local Food Heroes

2014 Local Food Heroes honored

Farmers from Shelby, Logan, and Scott counties were introduced as the 2014 Kentucky Local Food Heroes in a ceremony today at the Kentucky Exposition Center on opening day of the Kentucky State Fair.

Commissioner's Comments

Beef producers: Is now the 'right time' to upgrade your operations?

Agriculture Commissioner

As I write this, beef cattle prices are at an all-time high. The recent Kentucky Farm Bureau Beef Expo reflected the strength of today's market as consignors took home a record $1.14 million in the breed sales and the Pen Heifer Sale, marking the third year in a row that Beef Expo sales have exceeded $1 million.

Kentucky Farm Bureau Commodity Luncheon.