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Economist: Kentucky farm sector could set record receipts

Jun. 09, 2022 18:12 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky agriculture appears to be on a record pace to surpass $7 billion in cash receipts in 2022, bolstered by robust commodity prices that could reward farmers hit hard by rapidly rising production costs, an agricultural economist told state lawmakers Thursday. ...

Roswell 'ballot bins' urge residents to pick up, not litter

Jun. 04, 2022 11:03 AM EDT

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A little humor can go a long way in delivering a serious message, Kathy Lay learned, so now Roswell residents and visitors can vote with their cigarette butts on questions about UFOs, aliens and New Mexico’s ubiquitous chile question. Keep Roswell Beautiful...

Quarles formally launches bid for Kentucky governor

Jun. 01, 2022 18:19 PM EDT

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) — Republican Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles stressed his rural roots and pledged to be a unifier Wednesday as he formally launched his 2023 campaign for Kentucky's governorship. Quarles chose the courthouse square in his native Scott County in central...