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2022 Young Farmers & Ranchers Leadership Conference Slated for Feb. 25-28

2022 Young Farmers & Ranchers Leadership Conference Slated for Feb. 25-28

The American Farm Bureau Federation will host the 2022 Young Farmers & Ranchers Leadership Conference in Louisville, Kentucky, Feb. 25-28, at the Omni Louisville Hotel.

Across Kentucky - November 24, 2021
November 24, 2021
Across Kentucky - November 24, 2021

KFB Second Vice President Sharon Furches says the Executive Committee's annual tour is about listening and networking.

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Market Closes - November 23, 2021
November 23, 2021
Market Closes - November 23, 2021

CBOT futures closed mixed with wheat again leading the way to the upside while soybean meal sold off more than 2%. Cattle futures closed higher with live cattle extending the 3-day rally started November 18; April and beyond LC contracts set new contract highs. Lean hog futures closed very narrowly mixed. LH continue to be weighed down by a weak cash hog market and declining pork cutout. 

2021 Young Farmer Gold Star Winners
November 23, 2021
2021 Young Farmer Gold Star Winners

The Kentucky Farm Bureau Young Farmer Gold Star award honors a county’s Young Farmer Committee for its active participation in Farm Bureau leadership development programs, state competitions, and educational or promotional initiatives.

2021 KFB Women's Gold Star Winners
November 23, 2021
2021 KFB Women's Gold Star Winners

The Kentucky Farm Bureau Women's Gold Star award honors county Women’s Committees for active participation in leadership development programs, agricultural promotion, educational initiatives, and other support to the local Farm Bureau.

Mark Stone Receives the 2021 Kentucky Farm Bureau Communications Award
November 23, 2021
Mark Stone Receives the 2021 Kentucky Farm Bureau Communications Award

Mark Stone, editor of the Times-Argus in Central City, Kentucky, is the recipient of the 2021 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Communications Award.

The Kentucky Farm Bureau Communications Award recognizes and honors the outstanding efforts of a professional journalist whose recent work has contributed to a better public understanding and appreciation of the people, communities and issues connected to Kentucky agriculture.

Market Closes - November 22, 2021
November 22, 2021
Market Closes - November 22, 2021

Most of the CBOT grain and oilseed contracts closed higher, lead by the KC and Chicago wheat markets. Cattle futures closed higher in follow-through buying off last week’s cash strength and bullish momentum. Lean hog futures closed higher on morning strength in the pork market offsetting cash hog weakness.