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LOUISVILLE, KY. (WDRB) -- The annual kickoff to the Kentucky State Fair is always the commodity breakfast. It's put on in part by Agriculture Commissioner James Comer and his department.
This year he used the opportunity to bring attention to millions of dollars that had been lost by Kentucky cattle producers. Comer slammed the handling of the bankruptcy process since the company Eastern Livestock went under in 2010.
More than 170 cattle producers in Kentucky lost millions when that company filed for bankruptcy and failed to pay for livestock it services.
Jim Akers, a victim in the scandal, says it's time he and his fellow farmers get paid: "We think that probably the real business that was going on was probably somewhere in the $25-40 million range. It's hard to put a number on, this is a very very convoluted, tangled web of business.
A bankruptcy judge was appointed to manage payments to the victims. But Ag Commissioner Comer wants him removed and asks that the banks and the victims meet face-to-face to come to an agreement.