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Kentucky Farm Bureau Studios Wins Three Emmy® Awards

Kentucky Farm Bureau Studios Wins Three Emmy® Awards

Kentucky Farm Bureau Studios earned three Emmy® Awards during 54th Annual Ohio Valley Regional Emmy Awards.

Market Closes - August 2, 2018
August 2, 2018
Market Closes - August 2, 2018

CBOT futures closed mixed with small price changes posted at the close. Ironically, corn and wheat closed higher, but it was near the low end of the trading range.  Cattle futures closed slightly lower with today’s trading mostly staying within Wednesday’s range. Lean Hog futures closed moderately lower, hitting new contract lows.

Statement from KFB President Mark Haney on Farm Bill passage
August 2, 2018
Statement from KFB President Mark Haney on Farm Bill passage

The Farm Bill is important to farm families and rural communities in Kentucky and across the country. It is critical to the agriculture industry to get this piece of legislation finalized and on the President’s desk. The process of bringing the House and Senate versions together is about to begin. 

Market Closes - August 1, 2018
August 1, 2018
Market Closes - August 1, 2018

Optimistic trade talk lifted futures yesterday, but President Trump’s threat today of higher tariffs on Chinese imports pushed corn and soybean futures lower.  Cattle futures closed higher with Feeder Cattle outdoing Live Cattle as corn/soy futures fell about 2 percent. Lean Hog futures closed lower with the nearby August LH contract posting the largest loss.

Across Kentucky Promo - August 6, 2018 - August 10, 2018
August 1, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo - August 6, 2018 - August 10, 2018

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Across Kentucky - August 10, 2018
August 1, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 10, 2018

Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney says tariff relief measures announced recently by Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue will provide some needed assistance to Kentucky Farmers.  Haney discusses the tariff relief measures, expansion of Kentucky Agriculture markets and the need to stabilize trade for farmers.

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Across Kentucky - August 9, 2018
August 1, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 9, 2018

Reaching students in this day of electronics, smart phones and technology can be difficult and requires a creative approach.  One Kentucky woman affectionately earned the title of Mrs. Pickle after she began using the popular condiment to reach students while she was a guidance conselor.  Now Carolyn Haddock of Hopkinsville continues her work with the Christian County Literacy Council.

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