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WAVE is Rolling in Four River-County Area

WAVE is Rolling in Four River-County Area

Over the last three years, the West Kentucky river counties of Ballard, Carlisle, Hickman and Fulton have been at the center of an economic development initiative known as the West Kentucky Alliance for a Vibrant Economy (WAVE.)

Across Kentucky - October 22, 2019
October 17, 2019
Across Kentucky - October 22, 2019

Monday, we shared about the making of the movie “The Silo” produced by Sam Goldberg. Today’s program discusses the lessons portrayed in the movie and talks about another movie that Goldberg is looking to produce that shares the story of a rescuer and a second movie that will spotlight stress on the farm.

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Across Kentucky - October 21, 2019
October 17, 2019
Across Kentucky - October 21, 2019

Movie Producer Sam Goldberg was in Kentucky Saturday, October 12, for the screening of the movie “The Silo” that details the story of a grain rescue on a Kentucky Farm.  Goldberg talks about making the movie, the lessons he hopes the movie shows and efforts to have it screened in every farming community across the country.

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Market Closes - October 16, 2019
October 16, 2019
Market Closes - October 16, 2019

CBOT futures closed very mixed with gains for wheat and losses for soybeans and meal; corn ended nearly steady. Cattle futures closed slightly higher except for nearby October LC which gained $1.35/cwt. December LH futures closed mixed with nearby December LH futures losing $1.50; this follows Tuesday’s $3.00 limit-up move.

Market Closes - October 10, 2019
October 10, 2019
Market Closes - October 10, 2019

CBOT closed steady to lower with corn and wheat falling sharply due to bearish estimates in the monthly USDA crop reports. Cattle futures closed narrowly mixed as traders wait to see where fed cattle will trade this week. Lean Hog futures closed lower and near the day’s lows.

Across Kentucky Promo October 14, 2019 - October 18, 2019
October 10, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo October 14, 2019 - October 18, 2019

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Across Kentucky - October 18, 2019
October 10, 2019
Across Kentucky - October 18, 2019

In Septmber, more than thirty Foreign Agriculture Attaches spent time in Kentucky to learn about agriculture and experience some genuine southern hospitality.  Dr. Joy Javelosa from the Philippines talks about what she hoped to learn, the partnership between the Philippines and the United States and how her country could help ours with a new crop.

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