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Statement from Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney: 2018 Farm Bill

As work continues on the 2018 Farm Bill, we look forward to the benefits it promises. The bill brings relief and certainty back into the lives of our Kentucky farm families.

Across Kentucky - March 22, 2018
March 15, 2018
Across Kentucky - March 22, 2018

The University of Kentucky Grain and Forage Center of Excellence in Princeton will offer new research opportunities that will benefit farmers from Kentucky and the surrounding region.  Director Dr. Chad Lee talks with host Alan Watts about the expansion and the capabilities it will bring.

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Across Kentucky - March 21, 2018
March 15, 2018
Across Kentucky - March 21, 2018

A woman who grew up showing goats and sheep in the livestock barn at the Kentucky Exposition Center is now running the North American International Livestock Exposition.  Join host Alan Watts as he talks with Christian County native Katherine Riley.

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Across Kentucky - March 20, 2018
March 15, 2018
Across Kentucky - March 20, 2018

Kentucky Proud will introduce a new product line that will be available at Kroger locations across the state.  Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles talks with host Alan Watts about Kentucky Proud Beef, the work behind the signature brand and what they hope to accomplish by the new marketing effort.

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Across Kentucky - March 19, 2018
March 15, 2018
Across Kentucky - March 19, 2018

Tuesday, March 20, is National Agriculture Day.  Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles talks with host Alan Watts about the impact of agriculture in Kentucky, the diversity of agriculture in the state and some of the top agriculture commodities.

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Market Closes - March 13, 2018
March 13, 2018
Market Closes - March 13, 2018

CBOT futures closed mixed with good trading ranges. Corn traded to new highs for 2018 but closed well off the highs in old-crop. Soybean futures were supported by strong fund buying as prices recovered for a second day following Friday’s big selloff.  Cattle futures closed mostly lower, but the nearby April Live Cattle contract ended up slightly.

Market Closes - March 12, 2018
March 12, 2018
Market Closes - March 12, 2018

With a late rally in corn and wheat futures, The CBOT closed mostly steady to higher.  Cattle futures closed lower today, taking prices back near Thursday’s closing prices.  Lean Hog futures closed moderately lower as the trend remains down.