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Zach Heibert of Hardin County Named 2022  Kentucky Farm Bureau Excellence in Agriculture Award Recipient

Zach Heibert of Hardin County Named 2022 Kentucky Farm Bureau Excellence in Agriculture Award Recipient

Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) announced today that Zach Heibert of Hardin County is the 2022 KFB Excellence in Agriculture award recipient.

Market Closes - June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022
Market Closes - June 30, 2022

Most CBOT futures closed sharply lower following marketing-year-low weekly export sales of corn and soybeans, and a slightly bearish USDA Acreage report for corn. Cattle futures closed higher led by the sharply higher feeder cattle market. Lean hog futures closed lower with October dropping the most at $2.05/cwt.

When Tradition Called
June 30, 2022
When Tradition Called

In the world of agriculture, tradition plays a very important role, especially when it comes to younger generations becoming part of an industry that is as old as the earth itself.

Market Closes - June 29, 2022
June 29, 2022
Market Closes - June 29, 2022

CBOT futures closed mixed with the soy complex leading the way higher.  Except for the expiring June LC contract, cattle futures closed lower. Lean hog futures settled mixed with minimal price change ahead of today’s Hogs and Pigs Report. 

Pollinators Make a Beeline for Roadside Wildflower Plots
June 29, 2022
Pollinators Make a Beeline for Roadside Wildflower Plots

While traveling Kentucky’s interstates this summer, keep your eyes peeled for bright bursts of native blooms along the way. Plots of Kentucky wildflowers like milkweed, coneflower, and goldenrod create a sea of color all season long… and for a good purpose.

Across Kentucky - June 29, 2022
June 29, 2022
Across Kentucky - June 29, 2022

KFB's Todd Bright says they're looking for performers for the annual KFB Gospel Music Showcase.

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Market Closes - June 28, 2022
June 28, 2022
Market Closes - June 28, 2022

CBOT futures closed strongly higher with corn and soybeans supported by a larger than expected drop in the good/excellent crop ratings released late Monday. Live cattle closed slightly lower while feeder futures were hit harder due to the corn price increase. Lean hog futures closed lower as cash hog and pork values weaken.