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Open Letter to Governor Andy Beshear

Open Letter to Governor Andy Beshear

There is no doubt that helping usher the agriculture industry forward with technology should be a priority for Kentucky's elected officials, but how you go about it matters.

Across Kentucky - February 28, 2020
February 20, 2020
Across Kentucky - February 28, 2020

Kentucky Student and Career Readiness Director Matt Chaliff says it is not only important to salute FFA members during National FFA Week, but is also a great time to thank FFA Advisers.  Chaliff talks about the importance of FFA Advisers and the ever-changing focus of agriculture programs at schools across the state.

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Across Kentucky - February 27, 2020
February 20, 2020
Across Kentucky - February 27, 2020

Kentucky Soybean Association board member Jed Clark from Graves County was among farmers who recently shared the message of agriculture and soybeans at the 55th Annual National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville.  Clark talks about his conversations with show visitors and his family farm in Graves County.

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Across Kentucky - February 26, 2020
February 20, 2020
Across Kentucky - February 26, 2020

Governor’s Office of Ag Policy Director Warren Beeler is continuing to serve under new Governor Andy Beshear.  Beeler talks about his role with the new administration, the focus on Ag Tech, and the need for farmers to continue to tell their story.

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Across Kentucky - February 25, 2020
February 20, 2020
Across Kentucky - February 25, 2020

Kentucky FFA President Haley Nelson from Franklin County says her year leading the state organization has been exciting.  Haley talks about her year, National FFA Week, activities that will be taking place, and her background in agriculture and the FFA.

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Across Kentucky - February 24, 2020
February 20, 2020
Across Kentucky - February 24, 2020

More than 14,000 Kentucky FFA members will join others around the nation this week in celebrating National FFA Week.  Matt Chaliff, Kentucky Student and Career Readiness Director, says FFA chapters will participate in a number of activities to help their community appreciate agriculture and the FFA.

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Market Closes - February 18, 2020
February 18, 2020
Market Closes - February 18, 2020

After the 3-day weekend, strong buying showed up for wheat and less so for corn futures.   Commodity markets were supported by news that China plans to waive tariffs on nearly 700 items beginning March 2 as they prepare to hopefully make purchases as directed by the US-China Trade deal. Cattle futures closed higher on narrow-range trade, but in the upper part of Friday’s wide range. Lean hog futures closed higher with nearby April LH up two percent.