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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.

Across Kentucky June 29, 2020
June 29, 2020
Across Kentucky June 29, 2020

KFB President Mark Haney salutes our country's soldiers and celebrates freedom.

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Market Closes - June 25, 2020
June 25, 2020
Market Closes - June 25, 2020

CBOT futures closed mixed with corn taking it on the chin. Cattle futures closed mostly higher in relatively narrow price ranges. Lean hog futures closed from steady to $1.07 higher ahead of this afternoon’s Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report. 

Market Closes - June 24, 2020
June 24, 2020
Market Closes - June 24, 2020

CBOT futures closed lower and near the day’s lows. Cattle futures closed slightly lower today following Tuesday’s strong gains.  Lean hog futures closed lower as traders position for tomorrow’s hog report.

Market Closes - June 23, 2020
June 23, 2020
Market Closes - June 23, 2020

CBOT futures closed mixed again today with minor price changes. Cattle futures closed higher except for the nearby June LC contract. Lean Hog futures closed strongly higher despite weaker pork cutouts. 

Market Closes - June 22, 2020
June 22, 2020
Market Closes - June 22, 2020

CBOT futures closed widely mixed with corn lower and wheat higher. Weekend rains and a lack of concern for damaging weather weighed on corn and soybeans less so. Cattle futures closed lower on lack of cash trading, long liquidation, and Friday’s Cattle on Feed Report that was considered negative. Lean hog futures closed sharply lower despite a huge 6.98/cwt gain in the pork cutout at midday.

Market Closes - June 18, 2020
June 18, 2020
Market Closes - June 18, 2020

Corn and soybeans closed about steady while KC/Chicago wheat dropped 4-5 cents. Cattle futures closed slightly lower on relatively narrow price ranges. Lean Hog futures closed slightly higher but in the upper price range.