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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.

Across Kentucky - April 25, 2022
April 25, 2022
Across Kentucky - April 25, 2022

Nutrien Atmospheric Scientist Eric Snodgrass says there's an elevated chance for a hot dry summer.

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Across Kentucky - April 22, 2022
April 22, 2022
Across Kentucky - April 22, 2022

KFB Farm Safety and Rural Health Committee Chairman Mitchell Logsdon reminds farmers to plan for safety this Spring.

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Market Closes - April 21, 2022
April 21, 2022
Market Closes - April 21, 2022

Corn and wheat futures dropped around two percent today while soybeans finished near steady. Cattle futures closed strongly higher for a second day in a row with support from this week’s stronger cash fed market. Lean hog futures posted sizable losses (for a second day), pressured by disappointing pork export sales – a marketing year low of 12,900 MT (down 46% week/week). 

Down the Backroads | There's No Place Like Home
April 21, 2022
Down the Backroads | There's No Place Like Home

I am somewhat ashamed to admit that I had not taken a vacation in several years until recently. My family was in shock when I agreed to go. But I knew it was time to get away for a week and off we went, and without naming names, headed to one of the biggest amusement areas in the galaxy.

Caldwell County FFA Members Help with Tornado Relief
April 21, 2022
Caldwell County FFA Members Help with Tornado Relief

While the damage left behind by the December 2021 tornado outbreak was something most people in affected areas had never seen before, it did not deter countless volunteers from showing up to aid in the cleanup in the immediate days and weeks following the devastation.

Market Closes - April 20, 2022
April 20, 2022
Market Closes - April 20, 2022

CBOT futures closed mixed with corn and the soy complex strongly higher as wheat futures dropped one percent. Cattle futures closed strongly higher supported by higher cash fed prices. Lean hog futures closed sharply lower especially in the front-end months.