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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 - October 15, 2019
October 10, 2019
Across Kentucky - October 15, 2019

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles says all of Kentucky is feeling the effects of a late summer drought, but central and eastern Kentucky have been hit especially hard.  Commissioner Quarles talks about crops across the state and his preparation for a possible federal drought declaration.

Across Kentucky - October 14, 2019
October 10, 2019
Across Kentucky - October 14, 2019

Friday we shared the store of an iconic Kentucky Farm Market that opened it’s door to sell country ham products 32 years ago.  Today we talk with owner Katie Broadbent about her retirement October 15 and the future of Broadbent Foods and Gifts in Cadiz.

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Market Closes - October 9, 2019
October 9, 2019
Market Closes - October 9, 2019

CBOT futures closed narrowly mixed ahead of tomorrow’s USDA crop reports. Corn and wheat didn’t see the follow-through to Monday’s bullish price action. Cattle futures closed higher with the biggest move in feeder futures.  Lean Hog futures closed strongly higher, following through on Tuesday’s bullish price reversal.

Market Closes - October 8, 2019
October 8, 2019
Market Closes - October 8, 2019

Corn and wheat rallied sharply, followed by soybeans.  Today’s price action on the charts looks friendly.  Cattle futures closed slightly higher in narrow trading ranges.  Lean Hog futures closed strongly higher today after LH closed as much as $3.00 lower on Monday.

Market Closes - October 7, 2019
October 7, 2019
Market Closes - October 7, 2019

CBOT futures closed narrowly mixed on fairly narrow trading ranges. Cattle futures closed mostly lower under pressure from a weaker boxed beef market and generally overbought futures.  Lean Hog futures fell sharply, with December and February contracts down the $3.00 daily limit.

Across Kentucky Promo October 7, 2019 - October 11, 2019
October 3, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo October 7, 2019 - October 11, 2019

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