Across Kentucky – May 4, 2015

A report on the Marketbasket Food Price Survey which shows Kentucky food prices dropping by 2.3% from the previous quarter ending Dec 31, 15. Featured is Farm Bureau public relations director, Dan Smaldone who says 26 of the 40 items surveyed showed decreased...

Across Kentucky – February 3, 2015

For the seventh quarter in a row the price of the 40 staple food items surveyed in the Farm Bureau Marketbasket have gone up. Comments from farm group public affairs director, Dan Smaldone, with USDA projections for food prices in...

Across Kentucky – October 27, 2014

The rising costs of beef and pork products at the supermarket led to an overall 3.9% jump in retail food prices in the third quarter of the 2014. Ky Farm Bureau’s Dan Smaldone provides details of the farm group’s Marketbasket survey which charts the price trends for forty staple food items each...

Across Kentucky – July 31, 2014

A feature report on the second quarter Farm Bureau Marketbasket Food Price Survey which showed the sample, 40 staple food item cost to be up slightly over the first quarter of 2014. The farm group’s Dan Smaldone who coordinates the survey results, talks about specific food categories and some of the...

Across Kentucky – April 23, 2014

First quarter food prices in Kentucky inched up slightly according to Farm Bureau’s Marketbasket survey. Project coordinator, Dan Smaldone, says volunteers in 34 Kentucky communities track quarterly price trends which for forty staple food items, priced out at 61 cents higher than the final quarter of...

Across Kentucky – February 4, 2014

A report on fourth quarter food prices in Kentucky as Farm Bureau’s Dan Smaldone examines findings of the farm group’s monthly Marketbasket Food Price Survey which shows year ending prices slightly over the third quarter level in...

Across Kentucky – September 16, 2013

This is National Farm Safety and Health Week and a major push in the ag sector is to reduce highway accidents as farmers move equipment down the highways to harvest their crops on more than one farm. Farm Bureau Public Relations Director, Dan Smaldone, runs down some of the very practical steps that...

Across Kentucky – July 24, 2013

The average price for retail food prices in Kentucky went down about 3% in the second quarter of the year. Farm Bureau public relations director Dan Smaldone coordinates the group’s quarterly food price check, and admits that based on all of the factors in the general economy, this quarter’s food price...

Across Kentucky – January 31, 2013

The latest Marketbasket survey of Kentucky food prices showed the average tally for the 40 staple food items to be down slightly by 0.3 percent from the quarter ending September 2012. Ky Farm Bureau’s Dan Smaldone helps coordinate the price tracking effort and notes that it appears that the impacts of the...

Across Kentucky – November 2, 2012

Kentucky retail food prices edged up during the third quarter of the year. Ky Farm Bureau’s Dan Smaldone discusses the group’s latest ‘market basket’ survey trends and those conditions that impacted them. http://kyfbnewsroom.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/AK-Nov-1-12_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Play in new...

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