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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.

Market Closes - November 17, 2020
November 17, 2020
Market Closes - November 17, 2020

Corn and soy complex futures closed higher with new contract highs in soybeans and soybean oil. Live and feeder cattle futures closed moderately higher on strong boxed beef values. Lean hog futures closed higher with 2021 contracts leading the way.

Brandon Gilles Wins Kentucky Farm Bureau Discussion Meet
November 17, 2020
Brandon Gilles Wins Kentucky Farm Bureau Discussion Meet

Brandon Gilles, of Daviess County, won first place in the final round of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) Discussion Meet, a debate-styled competition for young farmers that relies on an individual’s skill in reasoning and logical discussion of issues. The topic was: “Connectivity underpins the modern economy. What mix of investment and policy initiatives can provide reliable broadband access to farmers, ranchers, and rural America?”

Market Closes - November 16, 2020
November 16, 2020
Market Closes - November 16, 2020

CBOT futures closed mostly higher and generally upper range. Cattle futures closed mostly higher by small amounts as traders wait for cash markets to get going. Lean hog futures closed lower beyond the nearby December contract. 

Across Kentucky - November 16, 2020
November 16, 2020
Across Kentucky - November 16, 2020

KFB President Mark Haney discusses government financial assistance.

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Across Kentucky - November 13, 2020
November 13, 2020
Across Kentucky - November 13, 2020

Marshall Coyle reports on the 2020 North American International Livestock Expo.

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Market Closes - November 12, 2020
November 12, 2020
Market Closes - November 12, 2020

CBOT futures closed lower across the board on a lack of additional bullish news. Live cattle futures closed lower while feeder futures were mostly higher.  Lean hog futures closed higher led by the nearby December LH contract.