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Drew Graham Appointed Executive Vice President for the Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation
August 17, 2018
Drew Graham Appointed Executive Vice President for the Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation

Mr. Drew Graham was appointed as Executive Vice President for the Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation effective October 1. In his new role, working in collaboration with the Board of Directors and Executive Committee, Drew will provide leadership and direction in all Federation operations, financial resources, and programs and services that directly benefit Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation.

Market Closes - August 15, 2018
August 15, 2018
Market Closes - August 15, 2018

CBOT futures closed mostly lower with wheat and soybean meal leading the way lower.  The major fundamental factors include large U.S. crops, foreign demand reduced by the tariff war, and a strong US Dollar weighing on exports. Cattle futures closed slightly higher and mid-range.

Across Kentucky Promo - August 20 – August 24, 2018
August 15, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo - August 20 – August 24, 2018

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Across Kentucky - August 24, 2018
August 15, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 24, 2018

Kentucky 4-H members have been competing for top honors at the state fair and visiting Cloverville to see what they won for more than fifty years.  State 4-H Marketing and Public Relations Specialist Kim Leger says Cloverville has a new look and is located near the original home in Ag Land in South Wing A. 

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Across Kentucky - August 23, 2018
August 15, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 23, 2018

FFA members from more than 60 chapters across the state competed for top honors this year at the Kentucky State Fair.  State FFA Advisor Matt Chaliff talks with host Alan Watts about the new location of FFA exhibits in Ag Land, what is on display and something new this year at the fair.

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Across Kentucky - August 22, 2018
August 15, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 22, 2018

A little auctioneer with a big voice will sell the 2018 Grand Champion Kentucky Country Ham at the Kentucky Farm Bureau Country Ham Breakfast Thursday morning at the State Fair.  Leon Shirk, who sells produce four days a week and has his own auction and real estate business, talks with host Alan Watts about selling the ham.

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Across Kentucky - August 21, 2018
August 15, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 21, 2018

Kentucky State Police are reaching out to young people at the Kentucky State Fair to connect with them and teach some highway safety basics through Safety Town.  Public Information Officer Billy Gregory tells host Alan Watts Safety Town is celebrating a milestone this year with a new look.

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Across Kentucky - August 20, 2018
August 15, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 20, 2018

The number of livestock competing for top prizes at the Kentucky State Fair is continuing to grow in the youth and open divisions.   North American Assistant Manager Catherine Riley, who works with Kentucky State Fair livestock entries, talks with host Alan Watts about the number of entries and the new Championship Drive.

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Market Closes - August 13, 2018
August 13, 2018
Market Closes - August 13, 2018

CBOT futures traded wide ranges today with the lows generally set overnight in following selling from Friday’s bearish USDA crop report.  Cattle futures closed lower.  LC and FC gapped down on the open and never traded on the positive side.  Lean Hog futures closed higher but way below the day’s highs.

Market Closes - August 9, 2018
August 9, 2018
Market Closes - August 9, 2018

CBOT futures closed lower and well off the day’s highs as traders prepare for the USDA production and supply-demand reports being released at 11 am CDT tomorrow.  Cattle futures closed moderately lower as the cash market dipped to $110/cwt today.  Lean Hog futures opened lower but immediately started to rally. By mid-morning, LH futures had rallied over $3.00 to lock limit UP.