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Kentucky Family Wins Top Honor from American Farm Bureau Federation

Kentucky Family Wins Top Honor from American Farm Bureau Federation

Caleb and Leanne Ragland of LaRue County won a top honor during the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) virtual convention today, being named winners of the Young Farmers & Ranchers “Achievement Award.”  

Brandon Gilles Wins Kentucky Farm Bureau Discussion Meet
November 17, 2020
Brandon Gilles Wins Kentucky Farm Bureau Discussion Meet

Brandon Gilles, of Daviess County, won first place in the final round of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) Discussion Meet, a debate-styled competition for young farmers that relies on an individual’s skill in reasoning and logical discussion of issues. The topic was: “Connectivity underpins the modern economy. What mix of investment and policy initiatives can provide reliable broadband access to farmers, ranchers, and rural America?”

Market Closes - November 16, 2020
November 16, 2020
Market Closes - November 16, 2020

CBOT futures closed mostly higher and generally upper range. Cattle futures closed mostly higher by small amounts as traders wait for cash markets to get going. Lean hog futures closed lower beyond the nearby December contract. 

Across Kentucky - November 16, 2020
November 16, 2020
Across Kentucky - November 16, 2020

KFB President Mark Haney discusses government financial assistance.

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Across Kentucky - November 13, 2020
November 13, 2020
Across Kentucky - November 13, 2020

Marshall Coyle reports on the 2020 North American International Livestock Expo.

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Market Closes - November 12, 2020
November 12, 2020
Market Closes - November 12, 2020

CBOT futures closed lower across the board on a lack of additional bullish news. Live cattle futures closed lower while feeder futures were mostly higher.  Lean hog futures closed higher led by the nearby December LH contract.

Market Closes - November 11, 2020
November 11, 2020
Market Closes - November 11, 2020

CBOT futures closed mixed and well off the day’s highs which came in the overnight session on follow-through buying to Tuesday’s sharp gains. Cattle futures closed narrowly mixed but in the upper range. Lean hog futures closed lower ahead of tomorrow morning’s weekly pork export sales report.