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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 - March 1, 2021
March 1, 2021
Market Closes - March 1, 2021

CBOT futures closed mostly lower and near the day’s lows. Spring crop insurance guarantees for corn and soybeans are $4.58 and $11.87 per bushel, respectively.  Cattle futures closed lower and mostly in the lower portion of the trading range. Lean hog futures closed higher on strength in cash hog prices and the pork cutout.  

Across Kentucky - March 1, 2021
March 1, 2021
Across Kentucky - March 1, 2021

Jefferson County's Bob Williams discusses their partnership to protect Seneca students from COVID-19.

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February 26, 2021 - Legislative Report No. 6 - 2021 Kentucky General Assembly
February 26, 2021
February 26, 2021 - Legislative Report No. 6 - 2021 Kentucky General Assembly
Across Kentucky - February 26, 2021
February 26, 2021
Across Kentucky - February 26, 2021

Daviess County Farm Bureau President Joan Hayden says their safety campaign made a difference in their community.

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Market Closes - February 25, 2021
February 25, 2021
Market Closes - February 25, 2021

CBOT futures closed significantly lower, pressured by disappointing weekly export sales announced this morning. Live cattle closed mixed and feeder futures ended slightly higher. Lean hog futures closed mixed with the April LH up slightly as the October-forward LH contracts posted the bigger losses.

Across Kentucky - February 24, 2021
February 24, 2021
Across Kentucky - February 24, 2021

KFB Second Vice President Sharon Furches says the Generation Bridge leadership committee is framing the new program.

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