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Steve Kelley Honored as the 2019 Kentucky Farm Bureau Farmer of the Year

Steve Kelley Honored as the 2019 Kentucky Farm Bureau Farmer of the Year

Steve Kelley of Carlisle County will be honored as the 2019 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) “Farmer of the Year” during the organization’s 100th annual meeting in Louisville in December.

Market Closes - November 11, 2019
November 11, 2019
Market Closes - November 11, 2019

CBOT futures closed mostly lower with beans and meal leading the way down.  Cattle futures closed moderately higher, but near the day’s highs. Futures were lifted by last Friday’s stronger cash cattle market.  Lean Hog futures closed mixed with December LH down a sharp 82 cents on weaker cash hog prices.

Market Closes - November 7, 2019
November 7, 2019
Market Closes - November 7, 2019

CBOT futures closed widely mixed as soybeans rallied on favorable reports that suggest the US/China Phase 1 deal is on track. Live cattle futures were up slightly and feeder cattle posted moderate gains in the 2020 contracts. Beyond the 47 cent loss in the December LH, lean hog futures closed variably higher.

Don't Let Her Age Fool You! Fifth Grade Student Addison Arnett demonstrates veteran show skills at Championship Drive
November 7, 2019
Don't Let Her Age Fool You!  Fifth Grade Student Addison Arnett demonstrates veteran show skills at Championship Drive

For anyone who has ever shown livestock, they understand how much work goes into caring for and working with their animals. 

Across Kentucky Promo November 11-15, 2019
November 7, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo November 11-15, 2019

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Across Kentucky - November 15, 2019
November 7, 2019
Across Kentucky - November 15, 2019

Johnson County Farmer Danny Townsend discusses how he and his family grow, process and bottle sweet sorghum each year.  Townsend talks about when the crop is planted, when it is harvested, and how the crop is cooked and processed during the fall.

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Across Kentucky - November 14, 2019
November 7, 2019
Across Kentucky - November 14, 2019

Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney says farmers are closing out a somewhat tough year with a wet spring, a dry summer and a tough harvest.  President Haney says farmers remain optimistic with a recent trade deal with Japan and the possibility of other foreign trade deals providing some additional hope for agriculture.