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Seeding Rural Resilience Act Will Help Farmers and Ranchers

Seeding Rural Resilience Act Will Help Farmers and Ranchers

The American Farm Bureau Federation supports the Seeding Rural Resilience Act sponsored by Sens. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), which is designed to help farmers respond to stress and decrease the stigma associated with mental health care in rural communities.

Market Closes - September 25, 2019
September 25, 2019
Market Closes - September 25, 2019

CBOT futures closed steady to lower, except for the MGEX spring wheat contract which continued to rally on unfavorable weather conditions and forecasts in the north. Cattle futures closed higher on the announcement of a US/Japan trade agreement which will lower tariffs on US beef.  Lean Hog futures rose sharply today on ideas that China is about to make a large purchase of US pork.

Market Closes - September 24, 2019
September 24, 2019
Market Closes - September 24, 2019

CBOT futures closed narrowly mixed with high-range closes in corn and wheat. Cattle futures closed narrowly mixed, with feeder cattle outperforming LC today. Lean Hog futures closed moderately higher, adding to Monday’s price gains.

Market Closes - September 23, 2019
September 23, 2019
Market Closes - September 23, 2019

CBOT futures closed mostly higher, led by the soybean and meal contracts. Live and feeder cattle futures gapped higher at the open, rallied through the day to close near the day’s highs.  Lean Hog futures closed higher to sharply higher as futures rebounded from Friday’s big losses.

Across Kentucky Promo September 23, 2019 - September 27, 2019
September 19, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo September 23, 2019 - September 27, 2019

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Across Kentucky - September 27, 2019
September 19, 2019
Across Kentucky - September 27, 2019

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles will serve as Vice President of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture in the coming year.  Commissioner Quarles talks about being elected to the office, other Kentuckians who hold national offices and what those offices mean for Kentucky.

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Across Kentucky - September 26, 2019
September 19, 2019
Across Kentucky - September 26, 2019

There is a relatively new disease that is impacting a commonly known tree in Kentucky.  Christian County Horticulture Agent Kelly Jackson talks about what is causing the disease that is affecting Sassafras trees, how to tell if trees have the disease, what causes it and how to get rid of the insect.

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