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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 - May 13, 2020
May 13, 2020
Across Kentucky - May 13, 2020

Kentucky Secretary of State Michael Adams outlines changes to voting procedures the state has implemented in response to COVID 19.

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"It's Gooo-od": Feeding Kentucky Buys 10,000 Pounds of Purnell's Sausage
May 12, 2020
"It's Gooo-od": Feeding Kentucky Buys 10,000 Pounds of Purnell's Sausage

Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles has announced Feeding Kentucky has purchased 10,080 pounds of Kentucky Proud pork sausage from the iconic Purnell’s “Old Folks” headquartered in Simpsonville, Kentucky. The purchase is funded by a historic donation from Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company to Feeding Kentucky as part of the Kentucky Hunger Initiative last month.

Market Closes - May 11, 2020
May 11, 2020
Market Closes - May 11, 2020

CBOT futures closed mixed and generally near the day’s lows ahead of Tuesday’s USDA WASDE Report. Cattle futures closed sharply lower with August and October LC down the daily limit. Lean hog futures closed moderately lower, continuing the trend lower seen last week.

Across Kentucky - May 11, 2020
May 11, 2020
Across Kentucky - May 11, 2020

Kentucky Farm Bureau 2nd VP Sharon Furches discusses online tools for Ag outreach and education.

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Across Kentucky - May 8, 2020
May 8, 2020
Across Kentucky - May 8, 2020

UK Livestock Analyst Kenny Burdine speaks to low cattle prices.

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Market Closes - May 7, 2020
May 7, 2020
Market Closes - May 7, 2020

CBOT futures mostly closed strongly higher on support from an announced corn export sale to China and rumors of their interest in soybeans.  Cattle futures closed strongly higher with June/Aug/Oct LC up the expanded daily limit of $4.50/cwt. Lean hog futures closed mostly lower today as hog slaughter continues to be down sharply – 36% below year-ago, but up 7% from last week at this time.