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Steve Kelley Honored as the 2019 Kentucky Farm Bureau Farmer of the Year

Steve Kelley Honored as the 2019 Kentucky Farm Bureau Farmer of the Year

Steve Kelley of Carlisle County will be honored as the 2019 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) “Farmer of the Year” during the organization’s 100th annual meeting in Louisville in December.

Market Closes - November 13, 2019
November 13, 2019
Market Closes - November 13, 2019

CBOT futures closed mostly lower led by KC wheat, which was the big gainer yesterday.  The cattle market finally snapped today from cash prices being sharply discounted to futures. Lean Hog futures also closed lower with the nearby December LH down sharply, settling at chart support. 

Kentucky Farm Bureau Announces 2019 Communication and Farm PR Award Recipients
November 13, 2019
Kentucky Farm Bureau Announces 2019 Communication and Farm PR Award Recipients

Two Kentuckians are being awarded significant honors from Kentucky Farm Bureau. Brooke Stansbury of Knox County is the 2019 KFB Communications Award winner and Julie Fritsch of Bourbon County has been named the 2019 Farm Public Relations Award recipient.

Market Closes - November 12, 2019
November 12, 2019
Market Closes - November 12, 2019

CBOT futures closed mixed with KC Wheat rising a sharp four percent and Chicago wheat up two percent.  Cattle futures closed little changed and remain near their 6-month highs.  Lean Hog futures closed sharply higher as pork values posted large gains again today.

Across Kentucky Promo November 18 - 22, 2019
November 12, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo November 18 - 22, 2019

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Across Kentucky - November 22, 2019
November 12, 2019
Across Kentucky - November 22, 2019

Kentucky FFA members returned home from the National FFA Convention with two national championships and a number of top ten finishers.  Kentucky FFA Agricultural Education Consultant Matt Chaliff says there were also several Kentuckians who received the National FFA Degree.

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Across Kentucky - November 21, 2019
November 12, 2019
Across Kentucky - November 21, 2019

Kentucky Farm Bureau LEAD class member Erika Taylor Reynolds talks about farming in her home community of Johnson County, what farmers are growing there and how they are being assisted by programs administered by the federal government.  Reynolds also talks about the impact of coal mine shutdowns and how that is hurting the community.

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