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Grand Champion Ham Brings Charitable Donation of $1 Million at KFB's 56th Annual Country Ham Breakfast

Grand Champion Ham Brings Charitable Donation of $1 Million at KFB's 56th Annual Country Ham Breakfast

This year’s 56th annual Kentucky Farm Bureau Country Ham Breakfast brought in an astounding bid of $1 million for charity. The Grand Champion Country Ham auction is a Kentucky Farm Bureau state fair tradition dating back to 1964.

Market Closes - July 25, 2019
July 25, 2019
Market Closes - July 25, 2019

As it did yesterday, wheat futures outperformed corn and soybeans. Corn and beans lost about one percent and closed near the day’s lows.  Cattle futures ended the day very narrowly mixed. Live cattle futures traded to new highs for the move before setting back some.  Lean Hog futures closed lower with October and December LH losing around $2.00/cwt.

2019 Young Farm Outing Program
July 25, 2019
2019 Young Farm Outing Program
Market Closes - July 24, 2019
July 24, 2019
Market Closes - July 24, 2019

CBOT futures closed mixed with wheat posting the best gains. Corn and soybeans lack significant news or fundamental changes to drive prices.  Cattle futures closed mostly higher with increases mostly 35 cents or less.  Lean Hog futures closed narrowly mixed but August and October LH hit new highs for the current rally off June lows.

Across Kentucky Promo July 29, 2019 - August 2, 2019
July 24, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo July 29, 2019 - August 2, 2019

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Across Kentucky - August 2, 2019
July 24, 2019
Across Kentucky - August 2, 2019

More than forty Kentucky Farm Bureau members were part of the Roadside Farm Market Tour that made stops in Eastern Kentucky and West Virginia in late June.  Roadside Farm Market Advisory Committee Chairman David Chappell from Owen County talks about the tour, what people saw, what they learned and what he and others will take back to their operation.

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Across Kentucky - August 1, 2019
July 24, 2019
Across Kentucky - August 1, 2019

Lake Cumberland 4-H Camp Director Krystal Johnson says not only does camp touch the youth who attend each year, the staff and leaders get to watch the campers learn and grow.  Johnson talks about what camp means to her, how many people it takes to make camp happen each year and what is the most exciting part for her.

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