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Why Rural Kentucky Needs to Vote

Why Rural Kentucky Needs to Vote

In communities across the country, children are taught from a young age about the importance of getting out on Election Day and voting. The right to vote is the cornerstone of any democracy and an important tool for making our voices heard in the political process.

Market Closes - June 25, 2020
June 25, 2020
Market Closes - June 25, 2020

CBOT futures closed mixed with corn taking it on the chin. Cattle futures closed mostly higher in relatively narrow price ranges. Lean hog futures closed from steady to $1.07 higher ahead of this afternoon’s Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report. 

Market Closes - June 24, 2020
June 24, 2020
Market Closes - June 24, 2020

CBOT futures closed lower and near the day’s lows. Cattle futures closed slightly lower today following Tuesday’s strong gains.  Lean hog futures closed lower as traders position for tomorrow’s hog report.

Market Closes - June 23, 2020
June 23, 2020
Market Closes - June 23, 2020

CBOT futures closed mixed again today with minor price changes. Cattle futures closed higher except for the nearby June LC contract. Lean Hog futures closed strongly higher despite weaker pork cutouts. 

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).