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Bringing Attention to the Value of Pollinators

Bringing Attention to the Value of Pollinators

As thoughts of spring begin to surface, especially in the agricultural world, among countless farm families, they get excited to plant a new crop or see fruit trees blossom fill the air across the Commonwealth. 

Record Corn and Soybean Yields Highlight 2020 Growing Season
March 4, 2021
Record Corn and Soybean Yields Highlight 2020 Growing Season

In a year that was anything but normal for most people and industries, farm families stayed on the job and, with some help from Mother Nature, finished the season in record territory for corn and soybean production.

Comment Column: Being an Everyday Advocate
March 4, 2021
Comment Column:  Being an Everyday Advocate

Having lived and worked on the family farm all of my life, there are a couple of things I am sure of. First, I know there is no place I would rather be than on our farm and no place I would have rather raised my family.

President's Column: Preparing Ourselves to Be Effective Advocates
March 4, 2021
President's Column:  Preparing Ourselves to Be Effective Advocates

The 2021 KFB Presidents and Vice Presidents Conference was the first in-person gathering we have experienced as an organization in nearly a year. And to say it was a great day when we all first met is an understatement.

Market Closes - March 3, 2021
March 3, 2021
Market Closes - March 3, 2021

CBOT futures closed mostly lower with corn and wheat leading the way down. Live cattle ended near steady in nearby contracts to higher in deferred LC contracts. Lean hog futures reversed Tuesday’s losses to close strongly higher even on weakness in the pork cutout. 

Across Kentucky - March 3, 2021
March 3, 2021
Across Kentucky - March 3, 2021

LaRue County's Phyllis Gentry says an essay contest helped raise awareness of mental health and rural suicide.

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Market Closes - March 2, 2021
March 2, 2021
Market Closes - March 2, 2021

CBOT futures closed strongly higher and near the upper end of the range. Live cattle closed slightly higher and feeder futures ended mixed with March/April/May posting losses. Lean hog futures closed mostly lower with nearby April LH dropping the most -- $2.375/cwt.