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Kentucky Production Agri-Tech (KPAT) Initiative

Kentucky Production Agri-Tech (KPAT) Initiative

The backbone of Kentucky’s agriculture industry is the existence of family-owned production farms and supporting businesses located in every region of the state. Often small operations, these entities make up the majority of the ag industry in the Commonwealth, therefore representing a significant portion of the state’s overall economic development structure.

Across Kentucky - February 19. 2021
February 19, 2021
Across Kentucky - February 19. 2021

KFB Young Farmer Advisory Committee Chair Heather Graham says ag's next generation has a big responsibility.

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Market Closes - February 18, 2021
February 18, 2021
Market Closes - February 18, 2021

CBOT futures closed mixed with wheat up sharply and corn and soybeans moving lower. Cattle futures closed widely mixed with April LC and FC posting the largest losses. Lean hog futures managed to close slightly higher after selling off in the opening minutes of trade.

Market Closes - February 17, 2021
February 17, 2021
Market Closes - February 17, 2021

Corn and soybean futures closed narrowly mixed, while wheat futures ended significantly lower. Cattle futures closed lower with feeders posting larger losses. Lean hog futures closed mostly lower with nearby April LH leading the losses.

Across Kentucky - February 17, 2021
February 17, 2021
Across Kentucky - February 17, 2021

KFB Executive Vice President Drew Graham says a Production Agriculture Coalition will focus on ag's need for technology.

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Across Kentucky - February 15, 2021
February 15, 2021
Across Kentucky - February 15, 2021

KFB First Vice President Eddie Melton says more consumers are buying food direct from the farm.

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February 12, 2021 - Legislative Report No. 5 - 2021 Kentucky General Assembly
February 12, 2021
February 12, 2021 - Legislative Report No. 5 - 2021 Kentucky General Assembly