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Morgan Askins, Miss Rodeo Kentucky 2022

Morgan Askins, Miss Rodeo Kentucky 2022

On a colder than normal April afternoon, Morgan Askins is unloading her two quarter horses at the Shelby County Fairgrounds as she prepares to be the flag bearer for the weekend’s Kentuckiana Ranch Horse Association (KRHA) event. She gets her horses settled and prepares for the next day’s activities.

Market Closes - May 5, 2022
May 5, 2022
Market Closes - May 5, 2022

CBOT futures closed mixed with the major commodity contracts posting gains. Cattle futures closed moderately lower on fed cattle price concerns sliding boxed beef values. Lean hog futures closed moderately higher beyond the soon-to-expire May LH contract. 

Comment Column with AFBF President Zippy Duvall | Solving the Farm Labor Crisis Once and for All
May 5, 2022
Comment Column with AFBF President Zippy Duvall | Solving the Farm Labor Crisis Once and for All

When I was a young boy, my dad would take me around with him on the farm. And as I got older, I started taking on more jobs and more responsibilities. I’d be out milking cows before school and helping get other things done when I got home. 

Market Closes - May 4, 2022
May 4, 2022
Market Closes - May 4, 2022

CBOT futures closed mostly higher except for soybean meal which extended its ongoing downtrend to new lows. Live and feeder cattle futures closed narrowly mixed, pausing after two days of gains. Lean hog futures closed sharply higher on short-covering corrective buying in an oversold market. 

Across Kentucky - May 4, 2022
May 4, 2022
Across Kentucky - May 4, 2022

KFB's Alex Barnett says horses are big business for lots of farms in the Commonwealth.

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Market Closes - May 2, 2022
May 3, 2022
Market Closes - May 2, 2022

CBOT futures closed mostly lower and near the lows of the day. Cattle futures closed higher in follow-through buying to Monday’s strong price increases. Beyond the nearby May LH, lean hog futures closed sharply lower, extending the 2-week collapse in LH futures. 

Across Kentucky - May 2, 2022
May 2, 2022
Across Kentucky - May 2, 2022

KFB President Mark Haney says the Kentucky Derby marks a celebration of the state's equine industry.

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