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The Value in KFB Membership

Through the years, developing and promoting member benefits has been a key component in helping the organization grow. Kentucky now ranks as the fourth largest Farm Bureau in the country, and at the end of the day, having such strong numbers helps the organization in its advocacy efforts which in turn, positively affects our members in both rural and urban areas.

Across Kentucky - May 24, 2018
May 17, 2018
Across Kentucky - May 24, 2018

A national organization that was just formed in January is working to inform the American public about the role of NAFTA and the importance of a properly vetted trade agreement. Kevin Lawlor with Americans for Farmers and Families talks about the organization, their mission and how people can become involved with the efforts.

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Across Kentucky - May 23, 2018
May 17, 2018
Across Kentucky - May 23, 2018

Apprenticeships are the wave of the future as people prepare to enter the workforce.  Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin discusses the importance of apprenticeships, who is doing them and his goal for the state to become the apprentice capital of the world.

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Across Kentucky - May 22, 2018
May 17, 2018
Across Kentucky - May 22, 2018

With a wet Spring planting season, farmers have worked faster that ever to get their crops planted in fields across the state. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District Public Information Officer Keith Todd talks about farm equipment on the highway, the number of farm related crashes, the need for drivers to be courteous to farmers and for farmers to return the favor.

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Across Kentucky - May 21, 2018
May 17, 2018
Across Kentucky - May 21, 2018

Tuesday, May 22, is Primary Election Day in Kentucky. Secretary of State Alison Grimes talks with host Alan Watts about the races on the ballot, the number of new registered voters, the importance of each vote and the critical role of poll workers across the state.

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Market Closes - May 16, 2018
May 16, 2018
Market Closes - May 16, 2018

Corn and soybean futures closed lower with the soy complex leading the way down. Corn and soybeans tried to move higher when markets reopened at 830 am CT, but heavy selling hit the market right away.  Cattle futures closed lower for the third straight day as cash feedlot prices soften, as did boxed beef prices today.

Market Closes - May 15, 2018
May 15, 2018
Market Closes - May 15, 2018

CBOT futures recovered from early morning losses to post mostly higher closes. The positive closes resulted from sharp gains in the last hour of trading. With follow-through selling from Monday’s sharp losses, cattle futures closed sharply lower. Two-day losses total $4-$5/cwt. US Treasury yields rose sharply today, which led to a marked rise in the US Dollar Index.