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2022 Young Farmers & Ranchers Leadership Conference Slated for Feb. 25-28

2022 Young Farmers & Ranchers Leadership Conference Slated for Feb. 25-28

The American Farm Bureau Federation will host the 2022 Young Farmers & Ranchers Leadership Conference in Louisville, Kentucky, Feb. 25-28, at the Omni Louisville Hotel.

Kentucky Leopold Conservation Award Seeks Nominees
December 16, 2021
Kentucky Leopold Conservation Award Seeks Nominees

Know a Kentucky farmer or forester who goes above and beyond in the care and management of natural resources? Nominate them for the 2022 Kentucky Leopold Conservation Award®.

Market Closes - December 15, 2021
December 15, 2021
Market Closes - December 15, 2021

Except for soybean oil and old-crop soybeans, CBOT futures closed lower with huge losses in KC and Chicago wheat. Cattle futures closed markedly lower led by the live cattle market. Lean hog futures closed moderately lower, weighed by the February LH’s premium to the cash market and export concerns. 

Across Kentucky - December 15, 2021
December 15, 2021
Across Kentucky - December 15, 2021

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Biden Build Back Better plan has an uncertain future on Capitol Hill.

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Market Closes - December 13, 2021
December 13, 2021
Market Closes - December 13, 2021

Grain and soy complex futures closed mixed with beans leading the way to the downside. Cattle futures closed higher with feeder futures leading the way. Lean hog futures closed lower despite a huge surge in the pork cutout in the morning. 
Farmers are encouraged to apply for new agricultural sales tax exemption number. 

Across Kentucky - December 13, 2021
December 13, 2021
Across Kentucky - December 13, 2021

AFBF President Zippy Duvall says members are working now to develop their national grassroots policy.

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UK Horticulture Research Farm Continues a Historic Legacy
December 10, 2021
UK Horticulture Research Farm Continues a Historic Legacy

It isn’t unusual to find farmland and urban development juxtaposed in cities and communities across the state. In nearly every situation, the farms were in place long before their neighboring urban areas began popping up.