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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.

Market Closes - July 21, 2020
July 21, 2020
Market Closes - July 21, 2020

CBOT futures closed widely mixed with wheat higher and corn/soybeans lower. Live cattle closed slightly lower while feeders were higher beyond the August and September FC contracts. Lean hog futures closed higher as the market turned around from Monday’s selloff.

Market Closes - July 20, 2020
July 20, 2020
Market Closes - July 20, 2020

CBOT futures closed lower except for the soy complex and milk futures. Cattle futures closed lower with feeders down more than live cattle. Lean hog futures closed lower with larger losses in the 2020 contracts. 

Across Kentucky - July 20, 2020
July 20, 2020
Across Kentucky - July 20, 2020

AFBF President Zippy Duvall discusses food assistance during the COVID pandemic.

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Across Kentucky - July 17, 2020
July 17, 2020
Across Kentucky - July 17, 2020

UK's Camille Burnett  encourages support for the Heart-2-Heart campaign for agriculture.

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Market Closes - July 15, 2020
July 15, 2020
Market Closes - July 15, 2020

CBOT futures closed steady to sharply higher with Chicago wheat up over 20 cents.  Cattle futures closed slightly higher in deferred contracts to sharply higher in the nearby contracts.  Except for nearby July and August, lean hog futures closed slightly lower in narrow range trading. 

Across Kentucky - Juy 15, 2020
July 15, 2020
Across Kentucky - Juy 15, 2020

KFB  President Mark Haney advocates for expanded rural broadband service.

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