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Down the Backroads: Unfamiliar Places Provide Familiar Feelings

Down the Backroads: Unfamiliar Places Provide Familiar Feelings

I have been blessed with the opportunity to travel quite a bit around our beautiful state and often I have visited places that seemed more special than others, even though I had never been there before.

Market Closes - April 26, 2021
April 26, 2021
Market Closes - April 26, 2021

CBOT futures closed sharply higher to limit-up in old-crop corn and May soybean oil futures. Live cattle closed higher while feeder cattle closed mostly lower except for a couple contracts. Beyond the nearby May contract, lean hog futures posted modest gains near the high of the range. 

Across Kentucky - April 26, 2021
April 26, 2021
Across Kentucky - April 26, 2021

Generation Bridge Vice Chair Tammy White says there is a new program for middle-aged Farm Bureau members.

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Across Kentucky - April 23, 2021
April 23, 2021
Across Kentucky - April 23, 2021

KFB Second Vice President Sharon Furches says county leaders are essential to the success of the organization.

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Market Closes - April 22, 2021
April 22, 2021
Market Closes - April 22, 2021

CBOT futures closed sharply higher on continued strong cash fundamentals for corn and soy and aggressive fund buying who are adding to their huge long positions in corn and the soy complex. Cattle futures closed sharply lower, extending prices to levels mostly not seen since mid-January. Lean hog futures closed lower through 2021 and slightly higher in 2022 contracts. 

Market Closes - April 21, 2021
April 21, 2021
Market Closes - April 21, 2021

CBOT futures closed mostly sharply higher for a second straight day; soybean and soybean oil futures have closed higher for 7 straight days (meal for 6 days). What was gained Tuesday was lost today as cattle futures closed much lower and near the day’s lows. Lean hog futures opened higher but closed mostly lower with the June LH leading the way down by $1.825/cwt. 

Across Kentucky - April 21, 2021
April 21, 2021
Across Kentucky - April 21, 2021

KFB First Vice President Eddie Melton says every day is Earth Day for Kentucky farmers.

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