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President's Column:  Grassroots, The Foundation of Farm Bureau

President's Column: Grassroots, The Foundation of Farm Bureau

Whenever I have been asked to describe what Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) is about or how it operates, I always begin with one word: “grassroots.”

If you have been around this organization as long as I have, that word comes up often and we never want to lose sight of how important it really is.

Across Kentucky - July 1, 2020
July 1, 2020
Across Kentucky - July 1, 2020

KY Farmer-Veteran Alvina Maynard embraces challenges and loves our nation's flag.

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Market Closes - June 29, 2020
June 29, 2020
Market Closes - June 29, 2020

CBOT futures closed steady to mostly higher with corn and winter wheat soaring. Cattle futures managed to close slightly higher as these markets continue their choppy sideways pattern.  Lean hog futures closed slightly higher after futures had dropped sharply on Friday in reaction to the bearish Hogs and Pigs Report.

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.