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Louisville, KY (May 31, 2010)

FCMA joins Pork Producers to feed Indiana’s hungry

Louisville, KY (May 31, 2010) – Giving of one’s abundance to help feed those who don’t have enough to eat has long been considered a virtue. Helping to feed hungry mouths when you’re bleeding major red ink yourself takes it to a whole different level. Northwest Indiana pork producer Malcolm DeKryger credits Indiana Pork executive […]

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Louisville, KY (May 26, 2010)

FCMA donates funds, volunteers to Tennessee Flood Relief

Louisville, KY (May 26, 2010) – The torrential downpours that recently dumped up to 13 inches of rain and caused disastrous flooding in large portions of southern Kentucky and Tennessee were, according to some experts, a 500 or 1,000-year event. But equally extraordinary have been the stories coming out of that region of people and […]

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Louisville, KY (May 17, 2010)

Beef farmer brings quality product to market

Louisville, KY (May 17, 2010) – According to Tim Jeffries of Canmer, Ky., raising beef cattle is “no passing fad” for his family. “Our dad’s grandfather started raising Angus cattle here in the late 1930s and we’ve been doing it ever since,” said Jeffries. “It’s just part of our DNA.” Tim and wife Leslie are […]

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Louisville, KY (May 17, 2010)

East Tennessee youth receive livestock trailer from FCMA

Louisville, KY (May 17, 2010) – The farms of eastern Tennessee may not be big by some standards, but the love of agriculture in that area—particularly animal agriculture—sure is. Big enough that three years ago, Heritage High School of Maryville built its own livestock center on campus. The 10,000 square foot facility includes a show […]

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Louisville, KY (May 11, 2010)

FCMA celebrates National Beef Month in May

May 11, 2010 – Hamburgers or Filets? It’s a question that many are asking as the weather warms and people begin firing up their grills. Perfect timing because May is National Beef Month! This unique celebration, which began more than 40 years ago, honors the cattle producers and food marketers who produce and bring to […]

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