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Kentucky Production Agri-Tech (KPAT) Initiative

Kentucky Production Agri-Tech (KPAT) Initiative

The backbone of Kentucky’s agriculture industry is the existence of family-owned production farms and supporting businesses located in every region of the state. Often small operations, these entities make up the majority of the ag industry in the Commonwealth, therefore representing a significant portion of the state’s overall economic development structure.

February 5, 2021 - Legislative Report No. 4 - 2021 Kentucky General Assembly
February 5, 2021
February 5, 2021 - Legislative Report No. 4 - 2021 Kentucky General Assembly
Across Kentucky - February 5, 2021
February 5, 2021
Across Kentucky - February 5, 2021

Wayne County's Ann Margaret Hughes was third nationally in the AFBF Excellence in Ag Awards Program.

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Market Closes - February 4, 2021
February 4, 2021
Market Closes - February 4, 2021

CBOT futures closed mixed but mostly well below the day’s highs. Live and feeder cattle futures closed higher and near the day’s highs. February Lean Hogs closed down 1.35 while the other LH contracts ended barely higher.

Market Closes - February 3, 2021
February 3, 2021
Market Closes - February 3, 2021

CBOT futures closed higher with March corn leading the way; however, all grain/soy futures closed at/near the day’s highs. Cattle futures closed mixed with front-end months lower and deferred contracts higher.  Lean hog futures closed higher in strong follow-through buying to yesterday’s surge in values to contract highs.

Across Kentucky - February 3, 2021
February 3, 2021
Across Kentucky - February 3, 2021

Daviess County's Brandon Gilles was a national finalist in the AFBF Discussion Meet.

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Market Closes - February 2, 2021
February 2, 2021
Market Closes - February 2, 2021

CBOT futures closed lower as fund selling weighed on prices amid a lack of significant daily export sales announcements from USDA. Cattle futures closed moderately higher and near the day’s highs. Lean hog futures closed strongly higher with nearly all contracts trading new contract highs.