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Bringing Attention to the Value of Pollinators

Bringing Attention to the Value of Pollinators

As thoughts of spring begin to surface, especially in the agricultural world, among countless farm families, they get excited to plant a new crop or see fruit trees blossom fill the air across the Commonwealth. 

Market Closes - February 22, 2021
February 22, 2021
Market Closes - February 22, 2021

Corn, beans and wheat futures closed sharply higher at/near the day’s highs. Live cattle ended down slightly and feeder futures were marginally higher despite the strong rally in corn. Lean hog futures closed strongly higher with July-forward LH contracts making new contract highs.

Across Kentucky - February 22, 2021
February 22, 2021
Across Kentucky - February 22, 2021

KFB President Mark Haney has been appointed to a USDA Agriculture Trade Advisory Council for fruits and vegetables. 

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Across Kentucky - February 19. 2021
February 19, 2021
Across Kentucky - February 19. 2021

KFB Young Farmer Advisory Committee Chair Heather Graham says ag's next generation has a big responsibility.

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Market Closes - February 18, 2021
February 18, 2021
Market Closes - February 18, 2021

CBOT futures closed mixed with wheat up sharply and corn and soybeans moving lower. Cattle futures closed widely mixed with April LC and FC posting the largest losses. Lean hog futures managed to close slightly higher after selling off in the opening minutes of trade.

Market Closes - February 17, 2021
February 17, 2021
Market Closes - February 17, 2021

Corn and soybean futures closed narrowly mixed, while wheat futures ended significantly lower. Cattle futures closed lower with feeders posting larger losses. Lean hog futures closed mostly lower with nearby April LH leading the losses.

Across Kentucky - February 17, 2021
February 17, 2021
Across Kentucky - February 17, 2021

KFB Executive Vice President Drew Graham says a Production Agriculture Coalition will focus on ag's need for technology.

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