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Market Closes - August 30, 2018
August 30, 2018
Market Closes - August 30, 2018

CBOT futures closed steady to lower with the settlements near the day’s lows. Corn and soybean futures are holding just above contract lows as harvest of a huge crop is getting started. Cattle futures closed higher on little market news. Lean Hog futures closed lower with a sharp drop in the October LH, despite stronger pork values.

Across Kentucky September 3, 2018 - September 7, 2018
August 30, 2018
Across Kentucky September 3, 2018 - September 7, 2018

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Across Kentucky - September 7, 2018
August 30, 2018
Across Kentucky - September 7, 2018

While in Louisville at the Kentucky State Fair, Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler said the President is in support of Ethanol.  Wheeler discussed what is being proposed concerning an Ethanol standard and how it will be implemented.  He also discussed Dicamba and said a decision will be made by November that will give farmers guidelines to start planting winter crops.

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Across Kentucky - September 6, 2018
August 30, 2018
Across Kentucky - September 6, 2018

Acting Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler says he wants to give farmers a chance to make the Waters of the United States Rule something that will work on their farm.  Host Alan Watts discusses the WOTUS role, how it could affect farmers and what changes could be coming in the rule with the EPA Administrator, who was in Kentucky August 24.

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Across Kentucky - September 5, 2018
August 30, 2018
Across Kentucky - September 5, 2018

Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation will be under the leadership of new Executive Vice President Drew Graham October 1.  Farm Bureau president Mark Haney says Graham brings quite a bit of experience as a farmer and policy maker.  Haney talks about Graham’s qualifications, his role at Farm Bureau and willingness to serve the membership.

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Across Kentucky - September 4, 2018
August 30, 2018
Across Kentucky - September 4, 2018

The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment is continuing to grow the idea of holding Field Schools through the year to address a variety of topics.  Dr. Edwin Richey talks about the September 6 Small Grain Field School at the Research and Education Center in Princeton, what topics are on the agenda and how to sign up for the event.

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