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Moving Forward After the Storms

Moving Forward After the Storms

The small community of Bremen, in Muhlenberg County, may never be the same after the loss of homes, farms, and the many lives due to the devastating tornado outbreak last December. But the spirits of those living there could not be broken and life is returning to a new normal more than six months later.

Market Closes - April 18, 2022
April 18, 2022
Market Closes - April 18, 2022

CBOT futures closed sharply higher and near the day’s highs as corn futures set new contract highs. Cattle futures closed lower with feeder futures down sharply due to the CBOT rally. Lean hog futures closed sharply higher and at/near the day’s highs. 

Across Kentucky - April 18, 2022
April 18, 2022
Across Kentucky - April 18, 2022

KFB President Mark Haney says farmers care for their community and their neighbors.

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Across Kentucky - April 15, 2022
April 15, 2022
Across Kentucky - April 15, 2022

KFB Executive Vice President Drew Graham says Kentuckians have reached out to help with tornado relief.

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Market Closes - April 13, 2022
April 13, 2022
Market Closes - April 13, 2022

CBOT futures closed mostly higher with soybean oil lifting soybeans higher despite weaker soybean meal futures. Cattle futures closed higher, supported by this week’s firmer cash fed market and renewed speculative interest. Lean hog futures closed mostly lower, correcting some of Tuesday’s big gains. 

Across Kentucky - April 13, 2022
April 13, 2022
Across Kentucky - April 13, 2022

KFB Second Vice President Sharon Furches says the Master Settlement Agreement is invaluable for Kentucky agriculture.

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Market Closes - April 12, 2022
April 12, 2022
Market Closes - April 12, 2022

CBOT futures closed strongly higher with the day’s lows made Monday evening when the market opened. Cattle closed moderately higher on strengthening cash prices and boxed beef values. Lean hog futures closed higher to sharply higher after 4 days of sideways action.