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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.

President's Column: "Everyone is Family"
May 6, 2020
President's Column:  "Everyone is Family"

As we make our way through the COVID-19 pandemic and all the change it has created, it is hard to ignore the discomforting news we are hearing as it relates to the agriculture industry, and our economy in general.

Across Kentucky - May 6, 2020
May 6, 2020
Across Kentucky - May 6, 2020

AFBF's Sara Brow Dirkes talks about farmers helping the hungry.

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Market Closes - May 5, 2020
May 5, 2020
Market Closes - May 5, 2020

CBOT futures closed mostly higher by small amounts. Cattle futures closed mixed with the 2020 contracts mostly lower. Lean hog futures closed sharply lower and generally within 50 cents of the day’s lows. Milk futures closed higher for the second straight day with the June Milk contract $3.00/cwt above its April lows.

Market Closes - May 4, 2020
May 4, 2020
Market Closes - May 4, 2020

CBOT futures closed mixed as traders worry tensions between the U.S. and China over COVID could threaten exports. Cattle futures closed slightly higher but in the bottom half of the range.  Lean hog futures closed higher to sharply higher.

Across Kentucky - May 4, 2020
May 4, 2020
Across Kentucky - May 4, 2020

Executive Vice President Drew Graham speaks to KFB efforts to stay connected.

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Across Kentucky - May 1, 2020
May 1, 2020
Across Kentucky - May 1, 2020

Garrard County teacher Shelbi Clark talks about distance education in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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