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Leadership Elected for Kentucky Farm Bureau's

Leadership Elected for Kentucky Farm Bureau's "Generation Bridge Committee"

Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) has released the names of individuals elected to lead its new initiative, Generation Bridge. Amanda Gajdzik of Shelby County has been elected chair, Tammy White of Union County is vice chair, and Sarah Beth Guffey from Clinton County is secretary of this newly formed committee.

Market Closes - January 14, 2021
January 14, 2021
Market Closes - January 14, 2021

CBOT futures resumed their strong rally, closing near the day’s highs and resulting in new contract high closes in corn, soybeans and wheat. CBOT futures resumed their strong rally, closing near the day’s highs and resulting in new contract high closes in corn, soybeans and wheat. Lean hog futures closed lower despite a strong pork market.

January 14, 2021 - Legislative Report No. 3 - 2021 Kentucky General Assembly
January 14, 2021
January 14, 2021 - Legislative Report No. 3 - 2021 Kentucky General Assembly
Market Closes - January 13, 2021
January 13, 2021
Market Closes - January 13, 2021

Corn, wheat, soybeans and soybean meal futures traded new contract highs during the overnight session, but closed far below those highs and near the day’s lows. Live cattle closed mixed and feeder futures made small gains. Lean hog futures closed mixed with nearby LH pressured by the February contract’s premium to the cash index.

Across Kentucky - January 13, 2021
January 13, 2021
Across Kentucky - January 13, 2021

Congressman Andy Barr received a Friend of Farm Bureau Award from KFB.

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Market Closes - January 12, 2021
January 12, 2021
Market Closes - January 12, 2021

CBOT futures closed sharply higher in response to the bullish USDA crop/S&D reports.  Cattle futures closed mixed in live cattle but sharply lower in feeder cattle due to the soaring corn price. Lean hog futures closed near steady in February LH and a dollar plus in deferred contracts. 

Market Closes - January 11, 2021
January 11, 2021
Market Closes - January 11, 2021

CBOT futures closed mostly lower with soybean meal being the exception with a contract high close up $7/ton and new contract high. Cattle futures mostly closed little changed with a downward bias, but nearby Live Cattle were pressured by last week’s steady-at-best live market ($110-112). Lean hog futures closed slightly higher except the February LH finished barely in the red.