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President's Column:  Grassroots, The Foundation of Farm Bureau

President's Column: Grassroots, The Foundation of Farm Bureau

Whenever I have been asked to describe what Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) is about or how it operates, I always begin with one word: “grassroots.”

If you have been around this organization as long as I have, that word comes up often and we never want to lose sight of how important it really is.

Market Closes - July 7, 2020
July 7, 2020
Market Closes - July 7, 2020

CBOT futures closed narrowly mixed but generally from the middle to lower part of the day’s trading range. Cattle futures closed steady to lower as cash markets and beef values held near steady.  Lean hog futures closed slightly lower but well of the day’s lows set soon after the market opened.

Open Letter to Governor Andy Beshear
July 6, 2020
Open Letter to Governor Andy Beshear

There is no doubt that helping usher the agriculture industry forward with technology should be a priority for Kentucky's elected officials, but how you go about it matters.

Across Kentucky - July 6, 2020
July 6, 2020
Across Kentucky - July 6, 2020

Arlan Suderman with StoneX says crop prices rallied on smaller acreage forecasts.

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Across Kentucky - July 3, 2020
July 3, 2020
Across Kentucky - July 3, 2020

KFB Farmer-Veteran Alvina Maynard encourages shopping for Homegrown By Heroes.

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Market Closes - July 1, 2020
July 1, 2020
Market Closes - July 1, 2020

CBOT futures closed strongly higher led by the extended rally in corn futures tied to Tuesday’s bullish acreage report. Cattle futures closed higher and well above the day’s lows set mid-morning when corn futures were trading sharply higher.  Lean hog futures closed moderately lower as backed up hog supplies maintain pressure on the cash hog and pork markets.

President's Column: Finding the Positive in Trying Times
July 1, 2020
President's Column:  Finding the Positive in Trying Times

It goes without saying, but the coronavirus pandemic has made the world we live in look very different than it did just a few months ago. We have had to learn to work remotely, meet virtually, and stay six feet apart from one another.