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Kentucky Facing Unprecedented Drought

Kentucky Facing Unprecedented Drought

The Office of the State Climatologist and the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet, in coordination with the Kentucky Drought Mitigation Team, are issuing a Level 2 for 78 counties and a Level 1 drought declaration for 42 counties.

Market Closes - August 8, 2019
August 8, 2019
Market Closes - August 8, 2019

CBOT futures closed higher and near the day’s highs on short-covering in the soy complex and trader positioning ahead of Monday’s midday crop reports. Cattle futures closed slightly higher but generally within yesterday’s trading ranges.  Beyond the August LH contract, lean hog futures closed higher to sharply higher as additional short-covering took place.

Across Kentucky Promo August 12, 2019 - August 16, 2019
August 8, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo August 12, 2019 - August 16, 2019

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Across Kentucky - August 16, 2019
August 8, 2019
Across Kentucky - August 16, 2019

Kentucky Farm Bureau Executive Vice-President Drew Graham says the connection with county farm bureaus and their leaders is what makes the grassroots organization strong.  Graham talks about sharing the message of agriculture and how proud he is to lead Kentucky Farm Bureau as the organization celebrates 100 years.

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Across Kentucky - August 15, 2019
August 8, 2019
Across Kentucky - August 15, 2019

A Hodgenville farmer will lead the Kentucky Soybean Promotion Board during the next year.  First generation farmer Ryan Bivens talks about the importance of giving back to the industry he is a part of, how soybean checkoff dollars are being used, the importance of farmers seeing a return on their investment and how the board manages the funds. 

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Across Kentucky - August 14, 2019
August 8, 2019
Across Kentucky - August 14, 2019

Not only does the Kentucky State offer a variety of food, rides and shows, it also bridges the gap to connect rural and urban Kentucky.  Kentucky Venues President David Beck talks about the connection, the importance of Agland and the opportunity for farmers to share their stories with those who attend the fair this year.

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Across Kentucky - August 13, 2019
August 8, 2019
Across Kentucky - August 13, 2019

Excitement is building for the kickoff of the Kentucky State Fair Thursday, August 15.  Kentucky Venues President David Beck talks about the fair, how many people will come through the gates, where people come from and the important role the fair plays in showcasing Kentucky Agriculture.

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