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Open Letter to Governor Andy Beshear

Open Letter to Governor Andy Beshear

There is no doubt that helping usher the agriculture industry forward with technology should be a priority for Kentucky's elected officials, but how you go about it matters.

Across Kentucky - July 8, 2020
July 8, 2020
Across Kentucky - July 8, 2020

KFB National Affairs Director Emily Buckman says Federal CFAP assistance is available now.

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Market Closes - July 7, 2020
July 7, 2020
Market Closes - July 7, 2020

CBOT futures closed narrowly mixed but generally from the middle to lower part of the day’s trading range. Cattle futures closed steady to lower as cash markets and beef values held near steady.  Lean hog futures closed slightly lower but well of the day’s lows set soon after the market opened.

Across Kentucky - July 6, 2020
July 6, 2020
Across Kentucky - July 6, 2020

Arlan Suderman with StoneX says crop prices rallied on smaller acreage forecasts.

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Across Kentucky - July 3, 2020
July 3, 2020
Across Kentucky - July 3, 2020

KFB Farmer-Veteran Alvina Maynard encourages shopping for Homegrown By Heroes.

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Market Closes - July 1, 2020
July 1, 2020
Market Closes - July 1, 2020

CBOT futures closed strongly higher led by the extended rally in corn futures tied to Tuesday’s bullish acreage report. Cattle futures closed higher and well above the day’s lows set mid-morning when corn futures were trading sharply higher.  Lean hog futures closed moderately lower as backed up hog supplies maintain pressure on the cash hog and pork markets.

Candid Conversation: Drew Graham and John Sparrow
July 1, 2020
Candid Conversation: Drew Graham and John Sparrow

KFB Candid Conversation presents a discussion about the topical issues facing the agricultural industry and rural communities in a question and answer format. In this column, Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation Executive Vice President Drew Graham and KFB Insurance CEO and Executive Vice President John Sparrow discuss the functions of the organization, the big topics affecting the Federation and Insurance Company, and what it has been like operating during a pandemic.