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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.

Market Closes - July 1, 2020
July 1, 2020
Market Closes - July 1, 2020

CBOT futures closed strongly higher led by the extended rally in corn futures tied to Tuesday’s bullish acreage report. Cattle futures closed higher and well above the day’s lows set mid-morning when corn futures were trading sharply higher.  Lean hog futures closed moderately lower as backed up hog supplies maintain pressure on the cash hog and pork markets.

Candid Conversation: Drew Graham and John Sparrow
July 1, 2020
Candid Conversation: Drew Graham and John Sparrow

KFB Candid Conversation presents a discussion about the topical issues facing the agricultural industry and rural communities in a question and answer format. In this column, Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation Executive Vice President Drew Graham and KFB Insurance CEO and Executive Vice President John Sparrow discuss the functions of the organization, the big topics affecting the Federation and Insurance Company, and what it has been like operating during a pandemic.

Down the Backroads: We're a Huggin' Bunch
July 1, 2020
Down the Backroads:  We're a Huggin' Bunch

So much of how we act as an adult comes from what we learned as a child. I realize that is not an earth-shattering statement, but stay with me for a minute. The things we experienced growing up often stay with us. For instance, my dad was a big outdoorsman, and I have grown up loving the outdoors just as much. My mom was a nurturer, always making sure us kids were okay, showing how much she loved us.

Value-Added Growth is Key to Some Dairy Operation Successes
July 1, 2020
Value-Added Growth is Key to Some Dairy Operation Successes

The dairy industry has a long and storied history in the Commonwealth; one that is steeped in tradition and can be traced back for generations. In fact, if you ask any dairy producer why they continue in such a demanding sector, they will likely list tradition as one of their deciding factors.

Miss Kentucky Alex Francke: Finding New Ways to Complete Her Mission
July 1, 2020
Miss Kentucky Alex Francke: Finding New Ways to Complete Her Mission

Since 1935, there has been a Miss Kentucky pageant held every year  (with the exception of the World War II years). That changed, however, for the 2020 pageant due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Across Kentucky - July 1, 2020
July 1, 2020
Across Kentucky - July 1, 2020

KY Farmer-Veteran Alvina Maynard embraces challenges and loves our nation's flag.

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