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Caleb and Leanne Ragland of LaRue County Named Kentucky Farm Bureau's Outstanding Young Farm Family

Caleb and Leanne Ragland of LaRue County Named Kentucky Farm Bureau's Outstanding Young Farm Family

Caleb and Leanne Ragland of LaRue County have been named Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) “2020 Outstanding Young Farm Family”. This annual award recognizes a couple or individual under the age of 35 that demonstrates strong farm management skills, KFB and community involvement, and consistent financial growth through their farm.

Across Kentucky - November 9, 2020
November 9, 2020
Across Kentucky - November 9, 2020

KFB 1st Vice President Eddie Melton discusses the AgVets program through KCARD.

A Time for Giving | Montgomery County Farm Bureau Food Giveaway Helps Community Members
November 6, 2020
A Time for Giving | Montgomery County Farm Bureau Food Giveaway Helps Community Members

Despite a rainy day, Montgomery County Farm Bureau (MCFB) members followed through with their plans to get nutritious food in the hands of the community through two special events. First, by way of the Farmers to Families Food Box initiative, which began thanks to the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). The other was through the purchase of a local steer which was processed into hamburger and given to the local food bank coalition.

KFB News Exclusive: USDA Under Secretary Ted McKinney Discusses International Trade
November 6, 2020
KFB News Exclusive: USDA Under Secretary Ted McKinney Discusses International Trade

In an exclusive question-and-answer interview, Under Secretary McKinney sheds light on the current international trade situation and some positive numbers related to trade so far this year.

Grant County Agriculture Students Talk Turkey, Literally
November 6, 2020
Grant County Agriculture Students Talk Turkey, Literally

While there are differing stories about how turkey became a traditional food for the Thanksgiving holiday, students in Grant County High School’s agricultural program have made an annual turkey sale a tradition of their own at the school and in the community.

Across Kentucky - November 6, 2020
November 6, 2020
Across Kentucky - November 6, 2020

KFB Outstanding Young Farm Family Finalist: Adair County's Jonathan and Jessica Gaskin.

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Market Closes - November 5, 2020
November 5, 2020
Market Closes - November 5, 2020

CBOT futures closed strongly higher but far off the day’s highs which were set by 9 am CT.  Cattle futures closed higher on strength in the boxed beef market. Lean hog futures closed sharply higher in follow-through buying to yesterday’s gains.