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Morgan Askins, Miss Rodeo Kentucky 2022

Morgan Askins, Miss Rodeo Kentucky 2022

On a colder than normal April afternoon, Morgan Askins is unloading her two quarter horses at the Shelby County Fairgrounds as she prepares to be the flag bearer for the weekend’s Kentuckiana Ranch Horse Association (KRHA) event. She gets her horses settled and prepares for the next day’s activities.

Market Closes - March 1, 2022
March 1, 2022
Market Closes - March 1, 2022

CBOT futures soared higher again today as the Russian-Ukraine war intensifies and many countries and companies distance themselves from doing business with Russia. Live cattle closed mixed and feeder cattle ended moderately lower as CBOT futures soared again today. Lean hog futures closed strongly higher, ending a 4-day decline. 

Market Closes - February 28, 2022
February 28, 2022
Market Closes - February 28, 2022

Grain and oilseed futures closed sharply higher as the Russia-Ukraine war intensifies along with Putin’s mention of nuclear weapons. Except for the expiring February LC contract’s gain, cattle futures closed lower with feeder cattle getting hit hard by the sharp gains at the CBOT. Lean hog futures closed lower for the fourth straight day, although losses were minimal. 

Across Kentucky - February 28, 2022
February 28, 2022
Across Kentucky - February 28, 2022

KFB Second Vice President Sharon Furches sees many benefits of the annual Farm Bureau Congressional Tour. 

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February 25, 2022 - Legislative Report No. 9 - 2022 Kentucky General Assembly
February 25, 2022
February 25, 2022 - Legislative Report No. 9 - 2022 Kentucky General Assembly
Market Closes - February 23, 2022
February 23, 2022
Market Closes - February 23, 2022

CBOT futures closed sharply higher with corn, soybeans, KC wheat and Chicago wheat making new contract highs. Cattle futures closed lower and near the day’s lows following a late day sell-off as equity markets fell and grain prices rallied. Lean hog futures closed sharply lower after setting some new contract highs soon after the market opened this morning. 

President's Column | Pulling Together, Moving Forward
February 21, 2022
President's Column | Pulling Together, Moving Forward

The efforts our volunteer members make for this organization and their respective communities is beyond comparison. They are the main reason we are successful.

And in thinking about their many contributions, my mind immediately went to those still recovering from the detrimental tornadoes that swept through our state last December.