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North American International Livestock Exposition Approved to Hold 2020 Show

North American International Livestock Exposition Approved to Hold 2020 Show

The North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) was approved through the Kentucky Healthy at Work initiative to host a modified show this year. NAILE is the largest all-breed, purebred livestock exposition in the world and runs Nov. 3-19, 2020 at the Kentucky Exposition Center. 

Market Closes - September 17, 2020
September 17, 2020
Market Closes - September 17, 2020

CBOT futures closed sharply higher and high-range on support from strong weekly export sales and a sizable daily soybean export sale to China.  Cattle futures closed mostly lower on weak boxed beef values and October LC’s premium to cash.  Lean hog futures closed higher with large gains in the front months. 

Market Closes - September 16, 2020
September 16, 2020
Market Closes - September 16, 2020

CBOT futures closed higher to sharply higher and at/near the day’s highs. Live cattle closed narrowly mixed and feeder futures finished to the downside. Lean hog futures closed lower as traders lose confidence that Germany’s ASF problem will benefit the U.S. greatly.

Across Kentucky - August 16, 2020
September 16, 2020
Across Kentucky - August 16, 2020
Rob Payne, KFB Insurance VP of Claims says state adjustors have helped Iowa storm victims.
 
Market Closes - September 15, 2020
September 15, 2020
Market Closes - September 15, 2020

CBOT futures closed lower and near the lows of the day. Live cattle closed narrowly mixed while feeder futures gained around a dollar/cwt. Except for the $1.07 gain in the October contract, Lean Hogs closed lower.

Market Closes - September 14, 2020
September 14, 2020
Market Closes - September 14, 2020

CBOT futures closed mostly higher with the significant exception of soybean meal.  Cattle futures closed strongly higher, adding to recent gains.  Lean hog futures closed lower, but sharply lower in the October and December contracts.

Agriculture Plus Education Equals Student Success
September 14, 2020
Agriculture Plus Education Equals Student Success

As another school year starts, teachers, administrators, counselors, and district and state educational personnel are finding new ways to reach students either virtually or in person as COVID-19 restrictions linger.