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Jonathan and Jessica Gaskins of Adair County Named Kentucky Farm Bureau's Outstanding Young Farm Family

Jonathan and Jessica Gaskins of Adair County Named Kentucky Farm Bureau's Outstanding Young Farm Family

Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) named Jonathan and Jessica Gaskins of Adair County its “2021 Outstanding Young Farm Family.” This annual award recognizes an individual or couple under the age of 36 who demonstrates strong farm management skills, KFB and community involvement and consistent financial growth through their farm.

Market Closes - August 2, 2021
August 2, 2021
Market Closes - August 2, 2021

CBOT futures closed mostly higher led by big gains in wheat and corn futures, as well as soybean meal to a lesser extent. Cattle futures closed higher by minimal amounts and near the bottom of the day’s trading range. Cattle futures closed higher by minimal amounts and near the bottom of the day’s trading range. 

Across Kentucky - August 2, 2021
August 2, 2021
Across Kentucky - August 2, 2021

KFB Executive Vice President Drew Graham says the state Livestock Coalition has a tasty promotion for consumers.

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Across Kentucky - July 30, 2021
July 30, 2021
Across Kentucky - July 30, 2021

Hardin County FB Women's Chair Stephanie Mackey says teaching kids about agriculture is an important responsibility.

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Market Closes - July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021
Market Closes - July 29, 2021

CBOT futures rallied strongly today, led by the wheat complex.  Cattle futures closed lower with feeders weighed down by rising corn futures. Lean hog futures closed modestly higher except for the October LH which saw follow-through selling after its limit-down move yesterday.

Statement from Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney on Defense of Environment and Property Act of 2021
July 29, 2021
Statement from Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney on Defense of Environment and Property Act of 2021

“We offer our thanks to Senator Rand Paul for introducing the Defense of Environment and Property Act of 2021 as we look forward to the clarity such legislation would bring to the Waters of the U.S. issue."

Market Closes - July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021
Market Closes - July 28, 2021

CBOT futures closed mostly higher with soybean meal down about one percent. Cattle futures finished narrowly mixed with small trading ranges. Lean hog futures closed sharply lower with the October LH down the daily $3.00 limit.