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"It's Gooo-od": Feeding Kentucky Buys 10,000 Pounds of Purnell's Sausage

Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles has announced Feeding Kentucky has purchased 10,080 pounds of Kentucky Proud pork sausage from the iconic Purnell’s “Old Folks” headquartered in Simpsonville, Kentucky. The purchase is funded by a historic donation from Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company to Feeding Kentucky as part of the Kentucky Hunger Initiative last month.

Across Kentucky - June 3, 2020
June 3, 2020
Across Kentucky - June 3, 2020

KFB President Mark Haney says farm support is important to national security.

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Market Closes - June 2, 2020
June 2, 2020
Market Closes - June 2, 2020

CBOT futures closed widely mixed with soybeans higher and wheat lower. Futures were generally supported by higher energy futures and a weaker dollar. Cattle futures closed sharply lower to as much as limit-down in the June Live Cattle.  Lean hog futures closed mixed but nearby June LH ended down a sharp $2.20/cwt.

Market Closes - June 1, 2020
June 1, 2020
Market Closes - June 1, 2020

After trading some really wide ranges, CBOT futures closed fairly narrowly mixed (excluding big gains in oats and rice). Cattle futures closed mostly higher except for the 3 nearby Live Cattle contracts. Lean Hog futures closed sharply lower as cash hog price and the pork cutout value dropped.

Across Kentucky - June 1, 2020
June 1, 2020
Across Kentucky - June 1, 2020

KFB's Fran McCall discusses increased consumer demand for local farm products.

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Across Kentucky - May 29, 2020
May 26, 2020
Across Kentucky - May 29, 2020

KYFB 1st Vice President Eddie Melton discusses Ag prices and hopes for better farm income and an economic recovery.

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Across Kentucky - May 27, 2020
May 26, 2020
Across Kentucky - May 27, 2020

Miss Kentucky Alex Francke discusses the value of Kentucky Proud Farm Products for taste and healthy living.

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