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Leadership Elected for Kentucky Farm Bureau's

Leadership Elected for Kentucky Farm Bureau's "Generation Bridge Committee"

Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) has released the names of individuals elected to lead its new initiative, Generation Bridge. Amanda Gajdzik of Shelby County has been elected chair, Tammy White of Union County is vice chair, and Sarah Beth Guffey from Clinton County is secretary of this newly formed committee.

Market Closes - September 1, 2020
September 1, 2020
Market Closes - September 1, 2020

Corn and soybeans closed little changed, but wheat futures soared to new highs. Cattle futures closed nearly unchanged after trading both sides. Lean hog futures closed higher led by the nearby October LH.

Market Closes - August 31, 2020
August 31, 2020
Market Closes - August 31, 2020

CBOT futures closed mostly higher but nearer the day’s lows than the highs. Beyond the expiring August Live Cattle contract, cattle futures posted small gains in bouncing back from last week’s lower market. Lean hog futures closed slightly lower and well below the day’s highs. 

Across Kentucky - August 31, 2020
August 31, 2020
Across Kentucky - August 31, 2020

Ky. Ag Commissioner Ryan Quarles discusses how COVID has challenged the state's food banks.

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Across Kentucky - August 28, 2020
August 28, 2020
Across Kentucky - August 28, 2020

Ky. Ag Commissioner Ryan Quarles updates livestock show opportunities at the Kentucky State Fair.

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Market Closes - August 27, 2020
August 27, 2020
Market Closes - August 27, 2020

CBOT futures closed strongly higher with the soy complex leading the way. Cattle futures closed moderately lower on a weaker cash market.  Lean hog futures closed slightly higher and remain near the highs of the August rally.

Kentucky Farm Bureau to Host Measure-the-Candidate Forum for U.S. Senate Race
August 26, 2020
Kentucky Farm Bureau to Host Measure-the-Candidate Forum for U.S. Senate Race

Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) will host a Measure-the-Candidate forum on Monday, August 31, 2020 at their state office in Louisville. The forum will consist of a question and answer session regarding KFB’s top policy priorities. Both the Republican and Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate have been invited to attend the forum. U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has accepted the invitation to participate; Amy McGrath has declined the invitation.