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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 - January 20, 2021
January 20, 2021
Across Kentucky - January 20, 2021
KFB First Vice President Eddie Melton says Farm Bureau policy has grassroots support.
 
 

 

Market Closes - January 19, 2021
January 19, 2021
Market Closes - January 19, 2021

CBOT futures closed mostly lower and near the day’s lows, with sharp losses in soybeans and soybean meal. Cattle futures closed mostly higher but well off the day’s highs that were set about an hour into trading. Lean hog futures opened near steady but quickly headed lower and finished near the day’s lows. 

Kentucky Art Contest Increases Pollinator Awareness
January 18, 2021
Kentucky Art Contest Increases Pollinator Awareness

Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles invites Kentucky’s youth to participate in the Kentucky Pollinator Stakeholders Art Contest. The contest is designed to educate the public on the benefits of pollinators and encourage behaviors that promote pollinator habitats across Kentucky.

Across Kentucky - January 15, 2021
January 15, 2021
Across Kentucky - January 15, 2021

Congressman Brett Guthrie received a Friend of Farm Bureau Award from KFB.

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Market Closes - January 14, 2021
January 14, 2021
Market Closes - January 14, 2021

CBOT futures resumed their strong rally, closing near the day’s highs and resulting in new contract high closes in corn, soybeans and wheat. CBOT futures resumed their strong rally, closing near the day’s highs and resulting in new contract high closes in corn, soybeans and wheat. Lean hog futures closed lower despite a strong pork market.

January 14, 2021 - Legislative Report No. 3 - 2021 Kentucky General Assembly
January 14, 2021
January 14, 2021 - Legislative Report No. 3 - 2021 Kentucky General Assembly