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Market Closes - April 25, 2018
April 25, 2018
Market Closes - April 25, 2018

CBOT futures closed higher with KC/Chicago wheat leading the way by adding to Tuesday’s big gains.  Corn gained 5-6 cents/bushel on spillover from the wheat market and from fund buying.  Cattle futures closed moderately higher but near the day’s highs. Market support came from the continued strength in boxed beef values.

Market Closes - April 24, 2018
April 24, 2018
Market Closes - April 24, 2018

CBOT futures closed mostly steady to higher. KC and Chicago Wheat futures led the market today.  Cattle futures moved higher in early morning trade but then weakened with prices turning negative in the last half hour of trading.  

Market Closes - April 23, 2018
April 23, 2018
Market Closes - April 23, 2018

CBOT futures closed mixed with limited market news to trade on. A much stronger US Dollar today weighed on commodity prices, some more than others.  Cattle futures closed up sharply with the April LC contract closing near the day’s highs and posting the best gain for LC futures. LC futures charted “gap higher” openings.  

Statement from Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney: 2018 Farm Bill
April 20, 2018
Statement from Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney: 2018 Farm Bill

As work continues on the 2018 Farm Bill, we look forward to the benefits it promises. The bill brings relief and certainty back into the lives of our Kentucky farm families.

Market Closes - April 19, 2018
April 19, 2018
Market Closes - April 19, 2018

CBOT futures closed narrowly mixed after trading around one-percent ranges. Cattle futures closed sharply lower and near the day’s lows. The nearby April LC contract posted a bearish key reversal. Lean Hog futures closed little changed and remain near the April highs.

Across Kentucky Promo April 23, 2018 - April 27, 2018
April 19, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo April 23, 2018 - April 27, 2018

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Across Kentucky - April 27, 2018
April 19, 2018
Across Kentucky - April 27, 2018

Last week we featured a story about Kentucky Farm Bureau Executive Vice-President David Beck, who recently announced his retirement after 41 years.  On today’s program we talk with Mr. Beck about his decision to be the next President and CEO of the Kentucky Fair Board and his mission for improving the International Convention Center and Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville.

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Across Kentucky - April 26, 2018
April 19, 2018
Across Kentucky - April 26, 2018

As we continue to focus on distracted driving during the month of April, we share the second of a two-part series with Breckinridge County mother Tareena Horton, who talks about how she is using her story to help others.  Horton also talks about her calling to help others as an insurance agent.

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Across Kentucky - April 25, 2018
April 19, 2018
Across Kentucky - April 25, 2018

April is National Distracted Driving Month, with Kentucky Farm Bureau featuring a video with an accident survivor who has a message to share.  Breckinridge County mother Tareena Horton, who is an agent with the Breckinridge County Farm Bureau, talks about a distracted driving accident in 2008 that nearly claimed her life and the message she has for others.

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Across Kentucky - April 24, 2018
April 19, 2018
Across Kentucky - April 24, 2018

Among the issues being discussed is the Renewable Fuels Standard and how it will impact the oil industry.  Commonwealth Agri-Energy President and CEO Mick Henderson, who chairs the Renewable Fuels Association, talks about the issue, the players involved and the importance to Kentucky corn farmers.

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