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Kentucky Farm Bureau Studios Nominated for Two Emmy Awards

Kentucky Farm Bureau Studios Nominated for Two Emmy Awards

Kentucky Farm Bureau Studios received two nominations in the 56th Annual Ohio Valley Regional Emmy Awards. The nominated segments highlighting the culture and charm of rural Kentucky aired on RFD-TV and Kentucky Educational Television.

Across Kentucky - April 24, 2020
April 24, 2020
Across Kentucky - April 24, 2020

Kentucky Farm Bureau 1st Vice President Eddie Melton gives an update on the 2020 planting season.

Market Closes - April 23, 2020
April 23, 2020
Market Closes - April 23, 2020

CBOT futures closed mixed and well off the day’s highs.  Cattle futures were mostly lower, although a few contracts posted small gains. Lean hog futures closed sharply higher on soaring pork values as hog slaughter is restricted due to plant closures.

Feeding Kentucky Purchases More Than 13,000 Kentucky Ground Beef Hamburgers
April 23, 2020
Feeding Kentucky Purchases More Than 13,000 Kentucky Ground Beef Hamburgers

Feeding Kentucky has purchased 3,408 pounds of Kentucky ground beef with funds from Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance’s historic half-million dollar donation as part of Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles’ Kentucky Hunger Initiative.

Across Kentucky - April 22, 2020
April 22, 2020
Across Kentucky - April 22, 2020

Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance CEO John Sparrow discusses how the organization is giving back during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Market Closes - April 21, 2020
April 21, 2020
Market Closes - April 21, 2020

CBOT futures closed mixed as the market continues to deal with sharply lower energy futures and less feed demand as livestock slaughter is hindered by COVID labor issues.  Live cattle closed moderately lower while feeder cattle had small losses.  Lean Hog futures closed widely mixed with May and June LH higher.

KFB President Mark Haney's Statement on the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program
April 21, 2020
KFB President Mark Haney's Statement on the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

We are thankful for USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue’s announcement of a $19 billion assistance package for our nation’s farm families in response to the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic to the agriculture community.