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County Leader Week:  A Time to Recognize and Encourage Local Volunteer Leaders

County Leader Week: A Time to Recognize and Encourage Local Volunteer Leaders

Kentucky Farm Bureau was founded on the principle of grassroots advocacy, a methodology that has served the organization well for more than 100 years.

Market Closes - April 1, 2021
April 1, 2021
Market Closes - April 1, 2021

CBOT futures closed mixed with old-crop contracts lower and new-crop corn and soybeans higher. Live cattle futures closed slightly lower on profit-taking going into the 3-day Easter Weekend. Lean hog futures closed higher, supported by a very strong weekly pork export sales report. 

KFB Statement on Senate Bill 3
April 1, 2021
KFB Statement on Senate Bill 3

With the inception of the Kentucky Agricultural Development Fund (KADF) more than 20 years ago, the state’s agriculture industry has transformed into one of the most diverse ag economies in the country. The millions of Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) dollars that have been invested through the KADF by its governing board have helped countless farm families remain on their farms and expand in ways we could only imagine when these investments began.

Market Closes - March 31, 2021
March 31, 2021
Market Closes - March 31, 2021

In response to a bullish USDA Prospective Plantings report, corn, soybean and soybean meal futures closed up their respective daily limits. Live cattle closed higher on stronger fed cattle prices and the beef cutout, but feeder futures fell hard when CBOT prices soared to limit-up levels. Lean hog futures ended narrowly mixed.

Across Kentucky - March 31, 2021
March 31, 2021
Across Kentucky - March 31, 2021

KFB Commodity Specialist Fran McCall says consumers have a lot of opportunities to shop a Certified Farm Market.

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Market Closes - March 31, 2021
March 30, 2021
Market Closes - March 30, 2021

Except for soybean meal, CBOT futures closed sharply lower ahead of tomorrow’s grain stocks report and planting intentions. Cattle futures closed narrowly mixed and with tighter trading ranges. Lean hog futures closed higher on strong fundamentals. 

Market Closes - March 29, 2021
March 29, 2021
Market Closes - March 29, 2021

CBOT futures closed mixed with traders cautious ahead of Wednesday’s USDA WASDE and Grain Stocks reports. Cattle futures closed strongly higher, making new highs for March. Lean hog futures closed lower across the board after hitting new highs on Friday as a result of the bullish Hogs & Pigs report.