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President's Column: Exercise Your Right to Vote

President's Column: Exercise Your Right to Vote

Unless you haven’t been watching television or listening to the radio for the past several months, you have undoubtedly seen or heard the many political ads that are currently filling the airwaves, not to mention all the print ads in newspapers and magazines, and the many social media posts related to the upcoming election.

Market Closes - June 22, 2020
June 22, 2020
Market Closes - June 22, 2020

CBOT futures closed widely mixed with corn lower and wheat higher. Weekend rains and a lack of concern for damaging weather weighed on corn and soybeans less so. Cattle futures closed lower on lack of cash trading, long liquidation, and Friday’s Cattle on Feed Report that was considered negative. Lean hog futures closed sharply lower despite a huge 6.98/cwt gain in the pork cutout at midday.

Market Closes - June 18, 2020
June 18, 2020
Market Closes - June 18, 2020

Corn and soybeans closed about steady while KC/Chicago wheat dropped 4-5 cents. Cattle futures closed slightly lower on relatively narrow price ranges. Lean Hog futures closed slightly higher but in the upper price range.

Kentucky Farm Bureau Second Vice President Sharon Furches appointed to the EPA Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Federal Advisory Committee
June 17, 2020
Kentucky Farm Bureau Second Vice President Sharon Furches appointed to the EPA Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Federal Advisory Committee

Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced the appointment of Kentucky Farm Bureau Second Vice President Sharon Furches to the Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Committee (FRRCC).

Across Kentucky - June 26, 2020
June 17, 2020
Across Kentucky - June 26, 2020

UK College of Agriculture Dean Dr. Nancy Cox talks about water research and classes this Fall at UK.

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Across Kentucky - June 24,2020
June 17, 2020
Across Kentucky - June 24,2020

KFB 1st Vice President Eddie Melton shares frustration over a California Court's decision on Dicamba herbicide.

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Across Kentucky - June 22, 2020
June 17, 2020
Across Kentucky - June 22, 2020

AFBF Chief Economist Dr. John Newton identifies the need for ag financial assistance from Washington.

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