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Kentucky Family Wins Top Honor from American Farm Bureau Federation

Kentucky Family Wins Top Honor from American Farm Bureau Federation

Caleb and Leanne Ragland of LaRue County won a top honor during the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) virtual convention today, being named winners of the Young Farmers & Ranchers “Achievement Award.”  

Across Kentucky - November 20, 2020
November 20, 2020
Across Kentucky - November 20, 2020

KY Representative James Comer receives a "Friend of Farm Bureau" Award.

Farm Bureau Survey | Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Down 4%
November 19, 2020
Farm Bureau Survey | Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Down 4%

Thanksgiving celebrations will look different for many Americans this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Gatherings are likely to be fewer and farther between, with social distancing and perhaps even remote family get-togethers. One tradition that continues this year is the American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual cost survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table.

Ann Margaret Hughes Wins Kentucky Farm Bureau Excellence in Agriculture Award
November 19, 2020
Ann Margaret Hughes Wins Kentucky Farm Bureau Excellence in Agriculture Award

Ann Margaret Hughes from Wayne County has won top honors in Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) Excellence in Agriculture Awards program for 2020.

Market Closes - November 18, 2020
November 18, 2020
Market Closes - November 18, 2020

CBOT futures closed mostly higher with little new information driving prices. USDA only announced a corn export sale this morning. Cattle futures closed lower today with feeder futures posting bigger losses. Lean hog futures closed higher in December and February, but lower in the deferred contracts with price changes fairly small.

Across Kentucky - November 18, 2020
November 18, 2020
Across Kentucky - November 18, 2020

KFB Executive Vice President Drew Graham talks about policy development.

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Market Closes - November 17, 2020
November 17, 2020
Market Closes - November 17, 2020

Corn and soy complex futures closed higher with new contract highs in soybeans and soybean oil. Live and feeder cattle futures closed moderately higher on strong boxed beef values. Lean hog futures closed higher with 2021 contracts leading the way.