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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 - April 12, 2022
April 12, 2022
Market Closes - April 12, 2022

CBOT futures closed strongly higher with the day’s lows made Monday evening when the market opened. Cattle closed moderately higher on strengthening cash prices and boxed beef values. Lean hog futures closed higher to sharply higher after 4 days of sideways action. 

Across Kentucky - April 11, 2022
April 12, 2022
Across Kentucky - April 11, 2022

KFB's Tim Thornberry says the April edition of Kentucky Farm Bureau News discusses the need for domestic energy production.

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Market Closes - April 11, 2022
April 11, 2022
Market Closes - April 11, 2022

CBOT futures closed widely mixed with big losses in the soy complex and 3% gains in KC and Chicago wheat. Cattle futures closes mostly higher with minimal gains. Feeder futures moved lower early in the session under pressure from the strong corn futures market. Lean hog futures closed higher except for nearby April LH. 

Across Kentucky - April 8, 2022
April 8, 2022
Across Kentucky - April 8, 2022

KFB's Melissa Huggett is a recent graduate of the AFBF Women's Communication Bootcamp.

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Market Closes - April 7, 2022
April 7, 2022
Market Closes - April 7, 2022

CBOT futures closed mixed ahead of Friday’s midday USDA reports on production and supply-demand. Cattle futures closed mostly higher with better gains in the deferred feeder cattle contracts. Lean hog futures closed widely mixed with dollar-plus gains in the October-February contracts. 

Across Kentucky - April 6, 2022
April 6, 2022
Across Kentucky - April 6, 2022

KFB Young Farmers and Ranchers Chair Taylor Jones says the state board welcomes the views of the next generation.

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