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Down the Backroads | Kindness Really Is a Way of Life in Kentucky

Down the Backroads | Kindness Really Is a Way of Life in Kentucky

A recent survey conducted by an organization known as “Kindness.org” listed Kentucky as being the kindest state in the U.S. Now, I’m no rocket scientist, but I have figured that one out; no survey needed.

Finalists Named for 2021 Outstanding Young Farm Family Award
July 26, 2021
Finalists Named for 2021 Outstanding Young Farm Family Award

Three finalists have been named for the 2021 KFB OYFF honor, in recognition of their achievements as part of the farming community. This year’s finalists are Jonathan and Jessica Gaskins of Adair County, Mark and Wesley Thomas of Hardin County, and Daniel and Kristan Wright of Jefferson County. The winner will be announced at the Kentucky Farm Bureau Annual Meeting later this year.

President Duvall Hosts Mexico Leaders for Wide-Ranging Discussion
July 23, 2021
President Duvall Hosts Mexico Leaders for Wide-Ranging Discussion

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall today met with Tatiana Clouthier, Mexico’s Secretary of the Economy, and Esteban Moctezuma Barragón, Mexico’s Ambassador to the U.S., to discuss a variety of trade matters, the use of technology to advance agriculture and the border crisis. Mexico is the third largest destination for U.S. agricultural exports. 

Across Kentucky - July 23, 2021
July 23, 2021
Across Kentucky - July 23, 2021

Clark County's Terra Pigg says the KFB LEAD Program has helped prepare her for service in her community.

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Market Closes - July 22, 2021
July 22, 2021
Market Closes - July 22, 2021

CBOT futures closed lower to sharply lower on apparent profit-taking and technical selling. Cattle futures rallied for a second straight day on higher boxed beef values and strong weekly beef export sales and export shipments(marketing year high). Lean hog futures closed lower except for the August LH. 

Kentucky Farm Bureau Discussion Meet Finalist Named
July 22, 2021
Kentucky Farm Bureau Discussion Meet Finalist Named

Ben Prevette from Hopkins County, Caleb Smithson from Butler County, Molly Sullivan from Taylor County, and Chris Thomas from LaRue County were all named finalist for the 2021 Kentucky Farm Bureau Discussion Meet following the preliminary rounds held during the Women and Young Farmer Leadership Summit in Covington, Kentucky this weekend. 

Market Closes - July 21, 2021
July 21, 2021
Market Closes - July 21, 2021

CBOT futures closed mixed with little change for corn and soybean futures. Cattle futures closed higher, recovering some or all of Tuesday’s losses. Lean hog futures closed higher on stronger cash hog prices and pork cutouts.