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Down the Backroads: Unfamiliar Places Provide Familiar Feelings

Down the Backroads: Unfamiliar Places Provide Familiar Feelings

I have been blessed with the opportunity to travel quite a bit around our beautiful state and often I have visited places that seemed more special than others, even though I had never been there before.

Across Kentucky - June 18, 2021
June 18, 2021
Across Kentucky - June 18, 2021

KFB Director of Young Farmer Programs Jackson Tolle says IFAL is a great opportunity for rural ag youth.

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Market Closes - June 17, 2021
June 17, 2021
Market Closes - June 17, 2021

CBOT futures closed sharply lower to as much as limit-down in some contracts as the spec funds dumped portions of their long positions. Live cattle futures closed sharply lower while feeder futures ended more narrowly mixed. Lean hog futures closed sharply lower to expanded-limit down (July, Aug LH) following yesterday’s $3.00 limit losses. 

Across Kentucky - June 16, 2021
June 16, 2021
Across Kentucky - June 16, 2021

KFB President Mark Haney says American Rescue Plan funds will help the Commonwealth grow after the COVID pandemic.

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Across Kentucky - June 14, 2021
June 14, 2021
Across Kentucky - June 14, 2021

KFB First Vice President Eddie Melton says technology enables farmers to protect the environment and produce more.

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Across Kentucky - June 11, 2021
June 11, 2021
Across Kentucky - June 11, 2021

Kentucky 4-H Executive Director Melissa Miller says the State Teen Conference is coming to the UK campus in Lexington.

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Market Closes - June 10, 2021
June 10, 2021
Market Closes - June 10, 2021

CBOT futures closed mixed following today’s midday USDA reports which created extreme volatility and trading ranges right after the report’s release. Cattle futures closed slightly higher with feeders ending near the highs. Lean hog futures closed mostly higher with slight gains as prices are at contract highs. LH was supported by stronger cash hog prices and steady pork cutouts.