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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 - August 12, 2020
August 12, 2020
Market Closes - August 12, 2020

Corn and soybean futures closed higher despite USDA reporting larger than expected U.S. average yields and crop sizes for both corn and soybeans. Cattle futures closed strongly higher adding to recent gains on support from higher fed prices and beef values.  Cattle futures closed strongly higher adding to recent gains on support from higher fed prices and beef values.

Across Kentucky - August 12, 2020
August 12, 2020
Across Kentucky - August 12, 2020

Kentucky FFA Advisor Brandon Davis says teachers are concerned about students staying connected this year.

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Market Closes - August 11, 2020
August 11, 2020
Market Closes - August 11, 2020

CBOT futures ended mostly steady to slightly higher, with settlements well off the day’s highs. Cattle futures closed strongly higher with support from a steady/firm cash market and higher boxed beef values. Lean hog futures closed sharply lower except for the nearby August LH contract.  

Market Closes - August 10, 2020
August 10, 2020
Market Closes - August 10, 2020

CBOT futures closed widely mixed with corn and soybeans posting gains on short-covering ahead of Wednesday’s USDA crop reports.  Cattle futures closed higher and near the day’s highs. Lean hog futures closed unchanged to sharply higher with 2020 contract leading the way higher.

President's Column: Grassroots, The Foundation of Farm Bureau
August 10, 2020
President's Column:  Grassroots, The Foundation of Farm Bureau

Whenever I have been asked to describe what Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) is about or how it operates, I always begin with one word: “grassroots.”

If you have been around this organization as long as I have, that word comes up often and we never want to lose sight of how important it really is.

Farm Bureau Foundation and Ford Rev Up Ag Education
August 10, 2020
Farm Bureau Foundation and Ford Rev Up Ag Education

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture and the Ford Motor Company are teaming up to put agriculture education resources in the hands of teachers and students across the country.