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Stress on the Farm and in Rural America: Acknowledging its existence can be a good first step in combating this issue

Stress on the Farm and in Rural America: Acknowledging its existence can be a good first step in combating this issue

As much as farm families love what they do, there is a tremendous amount of stress that can come along with any farming operation, big or small; in good economic times or financial downturns.

Across Kentucky - June 19, 2019
June 13, 2019
Across Kentucky - June 19, 2019

The Center for Agricultural Hemp is now up and running at the Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture.  Dean Dr. Tony Brannon talks about the Center for Agricultural Hemp, why it was formed, the work that will be done and how it will impact the agricultural hemp industry.

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Across Kentucky - June 18, 2019
June 13, 2019
Across Kentucky - June 18, 2019

The dairy industry in Kentucky is made up of nearly 500 farms and over a half million dairy cows.  Dairy Alliance Senior Manager of Farmer Relations Denise Jones talks about the diversity of the dairy industry, the top producing counties in the state and how people can help dairy farmers every day.

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Across Kentucky - June 17, 2019
June 13, 2019
Across Kentucky - June 17, 2019

June is Dairy Month in Kentucky and across the nation.  Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles discusses Dairy Month, the kickoff celebration at the State Capitol in Frankfort and the impact of the dairy industry in Kentucky.

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Market Closes - June 12, 2019
June 12, 2019
Market Closes - June 12, 2019

After trading generally sideways overnight, CBOT futures rallied soon after markets re-opened at 830 am CDT, and closed steady to sharply higher, led by the soy complex. After opening a bit higher, cattle futures sold off and closed moderately lower.  Lean Hog futures closed lower on weaker pork values and continued uncertainty about US/China trade relations.

Market Closes - June 10, 2019
June 10, 2019
Market Closes - June 10, 2019

CBOT futures closed steady to higher after starting out on the negative side. Early selling came from Friday’s bearish price action. Cattle futures closed sharply higher today, erasing last Friday’s losses and then some. The weekend settlement of the US/Mexico tariff threat seemed to bring the buyers into the market.  Lean Hog futures closed higher with big gains beyond the nearby June LH contract.

Across Kentucky Promo June 10, 2019 - June 14, 2019
June 6, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo June 10, 2019 - June 14, 2019

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