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Kentucky Winter Weather Proving to be a Roller Coaster Ride, So Far

Kentucky Winter Weather Proving to be a Roller Coaster Ride, So Far

Mark Twain once said, “If you don’t like the weather in New England, just wait a minute, it’ll change.” Since he first spoke those words, many other regions and states across the country have adopted that saying, including Kentucky, where it seems to be truer during this winter season than ever before.  

Market Closes - January 24, 2019
January 24, 2019
Market Closes - January 24, 2019

CBOT futures closed narrowly mixed with little new fundamentals to trade on. Weighing on the market was a stronger US Dollar and a negative comment regarding a possible China trade deal from Commerce Secretary Ross. LC and FC futures closed higher except for Feb/Apr LC, and closed near the day’s highs.  

Across Kentucky Promo January 28, 2019 - February 1, 2019
January 24, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo January 28, 2019 - February 1, 2019

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Across Kentucky - February 1, 2019
January 24, 2019
Across Kentucky - February 1, 2019

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture issued a record number of industrial hemp permits that allows a record acreage to be grown.  Kentucky Ag Commissioner Ryan Quarles talks about the number of permits, the acreage, the number of potential new industrial manufacturers and writing new regulations following the 2018 Farm Bill signing.

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Across Kentucky - January 31, 2019
January 24, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 31, 2019

Kentucky is home to 2019 American Soybean Association President Davie Stevens of Wingo.  President Stevens talks about serving as the leader of the American Soybean Association, the role of the organization and some of his goals for his term as President.

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Across Kentucky - January 30, 2019
January 24, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 30, 2019

Most all Kentucky farmers will be within close proximity of a Dicamba training session this Spring.  University of Kentucky Weed Specialist Dr. Travis Leglighter talks about the upcoming sessions, what will be covered and importance of proper training and application.

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Across Kentucky - January 29, 2019
January 24, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 29, 2019

Farmers who use Dicamba herbicides this year are facing some changes in application requirements being imposed by the Environmental Protection Agency.   University of Kentucky Weed Specialist Dr. Travis Leglighter details the changes will be in place this year.  

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