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Why Rural Kentucky Needs to Vote

Why Rural Kentucky Needs to Vote

In communities across the country, children are taught from a young age about the importance of getting out on Election Day and voting. The right to vote is the cornerstone of any democracy and an important tool for making our voices heard in the political process.

Market Closes - August 6, 2020
August 6, 2020
Market Closes - August 6, 2020

CBOT futures closed steady to mostly lower on lack of supportive news. Except for the August LC contract, cattle futures closed lower.  Lean hog futures close very narrowly mixed with 50-75 cent ranges. 

Market Closes - August 5, 2020
August 6, 2020
Market Closes - August 5, 2020

CBOT futures closed narrowly mixed with gains made on short-covering after yesterday’s sharp losses. Cattle futures closed mostly higher with LC supported by a stronger cash market. Fed steers traded up to $100/cwt.  Lean hog futures closed slightly higher on reduced slaughter and higher pork cutout values.

Across Kentucky - August 5, 2020
August 5, 2020
Across Kentucky - August 5, 2020

KFB 2nd Vice President Sharon Furches favors locally grown foods.

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Across Kentucky - August 3, 2020
August 3, 2020
Across Kentucky - August 3, 2020

AFBF Chief Economist John Newton reports lower farm prices and higher food costs.

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Across Kentucky - July 31, 2020
July 31, 2020
Across Kentucky - July 31, 2020

Larue County Educator Misty Bivens is the state's Ag Teacher of the Year.

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Market Closes - July 30, 2020
July 30, 2020
Market Closes - July 30, 2020

CBOT futures closed mostly narrowly mixed despite some positive export sales data.  Cattle futures closed higher with bigger gains in the feeders. Lean hog futures closed sharply lower with October and December LH falling well below the lows maintained during recent weeks.