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AFBF President Zippy Duvall Addresses National Roundtable on Lawsuit Abuse

AFBF President Zippy Duvall Addresses National Roundtable on Lawsuit Abuse

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall today joined a special national agriculture roundtable highlighting a recent wave of nuisance lawsuits targeting North Carolina hog farms.

Across Kentucky - August 20, 2018
August 15, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 20, 2018

The number of livestock competing for top prizes at the Kentucky State Fair is continuing to grow in the youth and open divisions.   North American Assistant Manager Catherine Riley, who works with Kentucky State Fair livestock entries, talks with host Alan Watts about the number of entries and the new Championship Drive.

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Market Closes - August 13, 2018
August 13, 2018
Market Closes - August 13, 2018

CBOT futures traded wide ranges today with the lows generally set overnight in following selling from Friday’s bearish USDA crop report.  Cattle futures closed lower.  LC and FC gapped down on the open and never traded on the positive side.  Lean Hog futures closed higher but way below the day’s highs.

Market Closes - August 9, 2018
August 9, 2018
Market Closes - August 9, 2018

CBOT futures closed lower and well off the day’s highs as traders prepare for the USDA production and supply-demand reports being released at 11 am CDT tomorrow.  Cattle futures closed moderately lower as the cash market dipped to $110/cwt today.  Lean Hog futures opened lower but immediately started to rally. By mid-morning, LH futures had rallied over $3.00 to lock limit UP.

Market Closes - August 8, 2018
August 8, 2018
Market Closes - August 8, 2018

CBOT futures closed steady to higher but little changed on the day except for the OATS contract.  Cattle futures closed slightly higher on a lack of market direction from cash trade.   The story hasn’t changed for Lean Hog futures – down we go to new contract lows.

Across Kentucky Promo - August 13 – August 17, 2018
August 8, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo - August 13 – August 17, 2018

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Across Kentucky - August 17, 2018
August 8, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 17, 2018

With the summer tobacco cutting season underway and corn shelling just around the corner, Kentucky roadways will be filled with tractors, combines, trucks and other farm equipment.  Host Alan Watts talks with farmer Michael Oliver of Seven Springs Farms about moving farm equipment, the best way to safely meet farm equipment on the road and ways to avoid problems.