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Seeding Rural Resilience Act Will Help Farmers and Ranchers

Seeding Rural Resilience Act Will Help Farmers and Ranchers

The American Farm Bureau Federation supports the Seeding Rural Resilience Act sponsored by Sens. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), which is designed to help farmers respond to stress and decrease the stigma associated with mental health care in rural communities.

Across Kentucky - October 16, 2019
October 10, 2019
Across Kentucky - October 16, 2019

Montgomery County will represent Kentucky in the Southeast Junior Chef Competition next year.  Kentucky Department of Agriculture Food To Schools Program Coordinator Tina Garland talks about the 2019 winners, what they cooked and what they learned at the competition during the Kentucky State Fair. 

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Across Kentucky - October 15, 2019
October 10, 2019
Across Kentucky - October 15, 2019

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles says all of Kentucky is feeling the effects of a late summer drought, but central and eastern Kentucky have been hit especially hard.  Commissioner Quarles talks about crops across the state and his preparation for a possible federal drought declaration.

Across Kentucky - October 14, 2019
October 10, 2019
Across Kentucky - October 14, 2019

Friday we shared the store of an iconic Kentucky Farm Market that opened it’s door to sell country ham products 32 years ago.  Today we talk with owner Katie Broadbent about her retirement October 15 and the future of Broadbent Foods and Gifts in Cadiz.

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Market Closes - October 9, 2019
October 9, 2019
Market Closes - October 9, 2019

CBOT futures closed narrowly mixed ahead of tomorrow’s USDA crop reports. Corn and wheat didn’t see the follow-through to Monday’s bullish price action. Cattle futures closed higher with the biggest move in feeder futures.  Lean Hog futures closed strongly higher, following through on Tuesday’s bullish price reversal.

Market Closes - October 8, 2019
October 8, 2019
Market Closes - October 8, 2019

Corn and wheat rallied sharply, followed by soybeans.  Today’s price action on the charts looks friendly.  Cattle futures closed slightly higher in narrow trading ranges.  Lean Hog futures closed strongly higher today after LH closed as much as $3.00 lower on Monday.

Market Closes - October 7, 2019
October 7, 2019
Market Closes - October 7, 2019

CBOT futures closed narrowly mixed on fairly narrow trading ranges. Cattle futures closed mostly lower under pressure from a weaker boxed beef market and generally overbought futures.  Lean Hog futures fell sharply, with December and February contracts down the $3.00 daily limit.