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A Different World; The Same Mission While dealing with COVID-19, Farm Families are Still Doing What They Do Best

A Different World; The Same Mission While dealing with COVID-19, Farm Families are Still Doing What They Do Best

A few short weeks ago, most citizens in Kentucky, and across the country, were preparing for spring and all the activities the new season would bring. But since the onset of COVID-19, the coronavirus, most have hunkered down close to home hoping to wait this pandemic out.

Market Closes - April 8, 2020
April 8, 2020
Market Closes - April 8, 2020

CBOT futures closed mostly narrowly mixed ahead of tomorrow’s monthly supply-demand report.  Both live cattle and feeder cattle futures closed sharply higher, adding to Tuesday’s limit-up moves. Lean Hog futures closed moderately lower on weakness in the cash hog and pork markets. 

Market Closes - April 7, 2020
April 7, 2020
Market Closes - April 7, 2020

CBOT futures closed widely mixed with strength in soybean oil and corn futures. Live cattle and feeder cattle futures closed up today’s $4.50 daily price limit. Lean Hog futures closed strongly higher with $3.00 limit-up moves through October LH.

Market Closes - April 6, 2020
April 6, 2020
Market Closes - April 6, 2020

CBOT futures closed narrowly mixed with 2% losses in soybean meal pressuring soybean and corn futures. Live cattle fell sharply in the nearby April LC (limit down) but the deferred contracts made strong gains. Lean Hog futures closed $1-4/cwt higher on technical buying and short-covering. 

KFB Federation Executive Vice President Drew Graham: We Will Prevail
April 6, 2020
KFB Federation Executive Vice President Drew Graham: We Will Prevail

I have seen many situations develop through the course of my life on the farm, in public service, in education, and with Farm Bureau, but probably none like what we are going through now, due to COVID19. I know many of you are feeling the same way.

KFB Insurance CEO John Sparrow: Seeking more ways to serve you
April 6, 2020
KFB Insurance CEO John Sparrow: Seeking More Ways to Serve You

Helping relieve the anxiety of our members during the Coronavirus pandemic remains a priority for KFB Insurance.

Broadband Connectivity: Needed Now More Than Ever
April 6, 2020
Broadband Connectivity: Needed Now More Than Ever

With the many school and business closures that have come due to concerns over the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), working from home has become more commonplace than most people likely ever dreamed of.