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Resource List for Disaster Relief Available to Ag Producers on KDA Website

Resource List for Disaster Relief Available to Ag Producers on KDA Website

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) has created a resource page on its website for those affected by this weekend’s disastrous weather events, Commissioner of Agriculture Dr. Ryan Quarles announced today.

Market Closes - November 17, 2021
November 17, 2021
Market Closes - November 17, 2021

CBOT futures closed higher across the board but well off the day’s highs which were made mostly in the 9:00 am CT hour.  Live and feeder cattle futures closed only fractionally higher in fairly narrow trading ranges. Lean hog futures closed lower in the December and February contracts and higher in the deferred months.

Across Kentucky - November 17, 2021
November 17, 2021
Across Kentucky - November 17, 2021

Jessamine County's Cathy Weaver is the KFB Public Relations award winner for 2021.

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Market Closes - November 16, 2021
November 16, 2021
Market Closes - November 16, 2021

CBOT futures closed mostly lower on broad-based selling lead by the wheat market. Live cattle closed narrowly mixed while feeder futures closed higher except for the nearby November FC. Lean hog futures closed strongly higher with no obvious fundamental reason for it. 

Donovan and Terra Pigg Win Kentucky Farm Bureau Excellence in Agriculture Award
November 16, 2021
Donovan and Terra Pigg Win Kentucky Farm Bureau Excellence in Agriculture Award

Donovan and Terra Pigg from Clark County have won top honors in Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) Excellence in Agriculture Awards program for 2021. Each year, the KFB Excellence in Agriculture competition awards first, second and third place distinctions to individuals or couples under the age of 35 who contribute to, and exhibit leadership growth from, consistent involvement in Farm Bureau and other agriculture and civic-oriented organizations.

Market Closes - November 15, 2021
November 15, 2021
Market Closes - November 15, 2021

CBOT futures closed widely mixed with soybean meal leading the way higher. Live cattle futures closed narrowly mixed and feeder cattle were mostly higher. Lean hog futures closed slightly higher except for a small loss in the December LH contract.

Across Kentucky - November 15, 2021
November 15, 2021
Across Kentucky - November 15, 2021

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