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KFB Announces Scholarship Opportunities for High School Students

KFB Announces Scholarship Opportunities for High School Students

While Kentucky high school seniors are preparing for graduation, their thoughts are turning to the future. For many students, this means college – and finding a way to pay for tuition. Later this spring, the Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation will award college scholarships ranging from $400 to $4,000 to 95 high school seniors pursuing a four-year degree.

Across Kentucky - January 24, 2019
January 17, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 24, 2019

Kentucky experienced near record rainfall in 2018, with more than 80 inches recorded at one location in the southeastern part of the state.   State Climatologist Dr. Stuart Foster talks about precipitation totals for 2018, the dry parts of the state, the wettest areas of Bluegrass and the overall precipitation trends.

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Across Kentucky - January 23, 2019
January 17, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 23, 2019

We continue the conversation with Union County farmer Jason Greenwell, who placed 3rd in the National Corn yield contest.  Greenwell talks about marketing the 2018 crops, his options for selling his crops, the importance of the family farm and his son’s roles on the farm.

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Across Kentucky - January 22, 2019
January 17, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 22, 2019

Union County farmer Jason Greenwell, who owns and operates Greenway Farms with his brothers, placed 3rd in the National Corn yield contest in 2018.  Greenwell talks about his corn crop, what variety he used and discusses other details about the 2018 crop year.  

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Across Kentucky - January 21, 2019
January 17, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 21, 2019

Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture and the Kentucky Soybean Association will partner to host the 15th Annual Soybean Promotion Day Tuesday, January 22nd.  Rae Wagoner with the Kentucky Soybean Association talks about the events planned, the guest speakers and the topics that will be covered.

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Market Closes - January 16, 2019
January 16, 2019
Market Closes - January 16, 2019

CBOT futures closed steady to 3 cents higher, with mid-range or below closes. Today’s action eased the negative tone of Tuesday’s big losses.  Cattle futures closed higher except for nearby Feeder Cattle. February and April LC made new contract highs for the second day in a row.  

Market Closes - January 15, 2019
January 15, 2019
Market Closes - January 15, 2019

CBOT futures traded higher Monday evening and overnight, but the good times ended as traders woke up this morning.  Selling in corn and soybeans continued right into the final minutes, putting the settlement prices at/near the day’s lows. Cattle futures closed narrowly mixed, except for the strong gains in Feb and Apr Live Cattle, both of which moved to new contract highs.