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Why Rural Kentucky Needs to Vote

Why Rural Kentucky Needs to Vote

In communities across the country, children are taught from a young age about the importance of getting out on Election Day and voting. The right to vote is the cornerstone of any democracy and an important tool for making our voices heard in the political process.

President's Column: Grassroots, The Foundation of Farm Bureau
August 10, 2020
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.

Farm Bureau Foundation and Ford Rev Up Ag Education
August 10, 2020
Farm Bureau Foundation and Ford Rev Up Ag Education

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture and the Ford Motor Company are teaming up to put agriculture education resources in the hands of teachers and students across the country.

Across Kentucky - August 10, 2020
August 10, 2020
Across Kentucky - August 10, 2020

KFB President Mark Haney reveals a new source for public broadband is coming to communities in Kentucky.

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Across Kentucky - August 7, 2020
August 7, 2020
Across Kentucky - August 7, 2020

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles warns of suspicious seeds in the Commonwealth.

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Market Closes - August 6, 2020
August 6, 2020
Market Closes - August 6, 2020

CBOT futures closed steady to mostly lower on lack of supportive news. Except for the August LC contract, cattle futures closed lower.  Lean hog futures close very narrowly mixed with 50-75 cent ranges. 

Market Closes - August 5, 2020
August 6, 2020
Market Closes - August 5, 2020

CBOT futures closed narrowly mixed with gains made on short-covering after yesterday’s sharp losses. Cattle futures closed mostly higher with LC supported by a stronger cash market. Fed steers traded up to $100/cwt.  Lean hog futures closed slightly higher on reduced slaughter and higher pork cutout values.