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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.

Market Closes - February 1, 2021
February 1, 2021
Market Closes - February 1, 2021

CBOT futures closed mixed between commodities and within the soybean contracts. Live cattle futures closed mixed while feeders were higher across the board. Lean hog futures finished lower in the front contracts and higher in the July-forward ones.

Across Kentucky - January 29, 2021
January 29, 2021
Across Kentucky - January 29, 2021

Mayfield Representative Richard Heath says Senate Bill 3 has bicameral support in Frankfort.

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Market Closes - January 28, 2021
January 28, 2021
Market Closes - January 28, 2021

CBOT futures closed steady in old-crop corn but lower in wheat, soybeans and meal. Cattle futures closed steady to slightly lower in both live cattle and feeders.  Lean hog futures closed mixed with nearby February LH lower.

Market Closes - January 27, 2021
January 27, 2021
Market Closes - January 27, 2021

CBOT futures closed mixed but generally far below the day’s highs which were established overnight.  Cattle futures closed lower with slight losses in live futures and modest losses in feeder cattle.  Excluding the February LH, lean hog futures closed slightly lower after some contracts scored new contract highs.

Landon Young's Story of Faith, Family, Farming and Football
January 27, 2021
Landon Young's Story of Faith, Family, Farming and Football

It hasn’t been that long ago that Landon Young was spending half of his school day at Locust Trace AgriScience Center, participating in FFA events as a chapter president, and honing his skills as a standout senior football player at Lexington’s Lafayette High School.

Assisted Living Facility Residents get a Holiday Visit from an Unusual Guest
January 27, 2021
Assisted Living Facility Residents get a Holiday Visit  from an Unusual Guest

Cricket, a 17-year-old quarter horse from Clark County, Kentucky has been all over the country competing in ranch-type events, including ranch-horse competitions and ranch roping and doctoring. It is what she does in the equine world.