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Kentucky Facing Unprecedented Drought

Kentucky Facing Unprecedented Drought

The Office of the State Climatologist and the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet, in coordination with the Kentucky Drought Mitigation Team, are issuing a Level 2 for 78 counties and a Level 1 drought declaration for 42 counties.

Across Kentucky - July 31, 2019
July 24, 2019
Across Kentucky - July 31, 2019

Four Kentucky 4-H Camps offer youth a chance to learn life skills, leadership and other lessons each summer.  Lake Cumberland Camp Director Krystal Johnson talks about 4-H Camp, where campers come from, what they do and how the camps impact their lives.

 
Across Kentucky - July 30, 2019
July 24, 2019
Across Kentucky - July 30, 2019

Cattlemen from across the state are involved in a variety of training and leadership opportunities this summer.  Kentucky Cattleman’s Association Director Dave Maples talks about the Summer Forage Tour, the youth summer camp, the Junior Leadership Conference and the Kentucky State Fair.

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Across Kentucky - July 29, 2019
July 24, 2019
Across Kentucky - July 29, 2019

Kentucky Farm Bureau hosted the Kentucky Governor’s Measure The Candidates Forum Wednesday, July 17, at the home office in Louisville.  Farm Bureau President Mark Haney talks about the timeliness of the forums, when they are held, the topics discussed and the importance of Farm Bureau members becoming involved.

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Market Closes - July 22, 2019
July 22, 2019
Market Closes - July 22, 2019

CBOT futures closed significantly lower on a lack of export demand and non-threatening weather (moderate temperatures, although less rainy).  Cattle futures closed higher and near the day’s highs. Cattle were supported by ideas last week’s weakness has run its course. This was aided by Friday’s generally “price neutral” Cattle on Feed Report and the mid-year Cattle inventory report.

Market Closes - July 18, 2019
July 18, 2019
Market Closes - July 18, 2019

CBOT futures closed near steady to strongly lower. Corn and wheat dropped 2-3% and finished near the day’s lows.  Cattle futures closed lower with feeders down the most. A lack of strength in the cash fed market weighed on the market. Cattle futures closed lower with feeders down the most. A lack of strength in the cash fed market weighed on the market.

Across Kentucky Promo July 22, 2019 - July 26, 2019
July 18, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo July 22, 2019 - July 26, 2019

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