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The Importance of Rural Voting in Kentucky

The Importance of Rural Voting in Kentucky

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.

Comment Column: The Family Farm, A Classroom Like No Other
September 14, 2020
Comment Column: The Family Farm, A Classroom Like No Other

I’m blessed to have grown up on our family farm in Clark County. It taught me the benefits of hard work as I learned through hands-on activities that took place every day. I discovered how to grow crops, care for animals, and to be a good steward of the land. It was a classroom like no other and my parents set an example that I carry with me daily.

Down the Backroads: The First Day of School
September 14, 2020
Down the Backroads:  The First Day of School

I remember well my very first day of school in 1966. I was terrified. There is no other way to describe it except to say it was sheer terror. In those days, at least where I lived, preschool and kindergarten were not an option, or at least not something included in my little country school.

Agriculture Plus Education Equals Student Success
September 14, 2020
Agriculture Plus Education Equals Student Success

As another school year starts, teachers, administrators, counselors, and district and state educational personnel are finding new ways to reach students either virtually or in person as COVID-19 restrictions linger.

Across Kentucky - August 14, 2020
September 14, 2020
Across Kentucky - August 14, 2020

KFB Executive VP Drew Graham discusses the role of KFB advisory committees.

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Across Kentucky - September 11, 2020
September 11, 2020
Across Kentucky - September 11, 2020

KFB Commodity Division Director Joe Cain shares advantages of KFB Certified Farm Markets.

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Market Closes - September 10, 2020
September 10, 2020
Market Closes - September 10, 2020

CBOT futures traded steady to mostly higher ahead of Friday’s USDA crop reports. Live cattle closed slightly higher while feeder futures made bigger gains. Lean hog futures closed sharply higher, with the first 3 contracts up the daily $3.00 limit (expands to $4.50 tomorrow).