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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 - July 13, 2020
July 13, 2020
Across Kentucky - July 13, 2020

AFBF President Zippy Duvall discusses the next farm bill.

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Across Kentucky - July 10, 2020
July 10, 2020
Across Kentucky - July 10, 2020

KFB 2nd Vice President Sharon Furches has been appointed to an EPA advisory committee.

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Market Closes - July 9, 2020
July 9, 2020
Market Closes - July 9, 2020

Corn and soybean futures closed slightly higher but well below the day’s highs and ended in the lower half of the trading range. Live cattle and feeder cattle futures closed slightly higher but faded from the day’s highs set in the 11 a.m. hour. Lean hog futures made big gains today following an 8-day bottoming process.

Across Kentucky - July 8, 2020
July 8, 2020
Across Kentucky - July 8, 2020

KFB National Affairs Director Emily Buckman says Federal CFAP assistance is available now.

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Market Closes - July 7, 2020
July 7, 2020
Market Closes - July 7, 2020

CBOT futures closed narrowly mixed but generally from the middle to lower part of the day’s trading range. Cattle futures closed steady to lower as cash markets and beef values held near steady.  Lean hog futures closed slightly lower but well of the day’s lows set soon after the market opened.

Across Kentucky - July 6, 2020
July 6, 2020
Across Kentucky - July 6, 2020

Arlan Suderman with StoneX says crop prices rallied on smaller acreage forecasts.

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