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Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles Sounds Alarm on Unsolicited Foreign Seeds

Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles Sounds Alarm on Unsolicited Foreign Seeds

Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles is sounding the alarm about reports of foreign seeds being shipped unsolicited to Kentuckians across the Commonwealth. Kentucky is the fourth state known to receive suspicious packages of seeds that appear to have originated from China.

Across Kentucky - June 8, 2020
June 3, 2020
Across Kentucky - June 8, 2020

KFB 2nd Vice President Sharon Furches encourages farm families.

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Across Kentucky - June 5, 2020
June 3, 2020
Across Kentucky - June 5, 2020

AFBF President Zippy Duvall discusses challenges to the farm economy.

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Across Kentucky - June 3, 2020
June 3, 2020
Across Kentucky - June 3, 2020

KFB President Mark Haney says farm support is important to national security.

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Market Closes - June 2, 2020
June 2, 2020
Market Closes - June 2, 2020

CBOT futures closed widely mixed with soybeans higher and wheat lower. Futures were generally supported by higher energy futures and a weaker dollar. Cattle futures closed sharply lower to as much as limit-down in the June Live Cattle.  Lean hog futures closed mixed but nearby June LH ended down a sharp $2.20/cwt.

Market Closes - June 1, 2020
June 1, 2020
Market Closes - June 1, 2020

After trading some really wide ranges, CBOT futures closed fairly narrowly mixed (excluding big gains in oats and rice). Cattle futures closed mostly higher except for the 3 nearby Live Cattle contracts. Lean Hog futures closed sharply lower as cash hog price and the pork cutout value dropped.

Across Kentucky - June 1, 2020
June 1, 2020
Across Kentucky - June 1, 2020

KFB's Fran McCall discusses increased consumer demand for local farm products.

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