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Kentucky Family Wins Top Honor from American Farm Bureau Federation

Kentucky Family Wins Top Honor from American Farm Bureau Federation

Caleb and Leanne Ragland of LaRue County won a top honor during the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) virtual convention today, being named winners of the Young Farmers & Ranchers “Achievement Award.”  

Market Closes - January 11, 2021
January 11, 2021
Market Closes - January 11, 2021

CBOT futures closed mostly lower with soybean meal being the exception with a contract high close up $7/ton and new contract high. Cattle futures mostly closed little changed with a downward bias, but nearby Live Cattle were pressured by last week’s steady-at-best live market ($110-112). Lean hog futures closed slightly higher except the February LH finished barely in the red.

Across Kentucky - January 11, 2021
January 11, 2021
Across Kentucky - January 11, 2021

KY Ag Commissioner Ryan Quarles acknowledges agriculture's role in surviving the challenges of 2020.

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January 8, 2021 - Legislative Report No. 2 - 2021 Kentucky General Assembly
January 8, 2021
January 8, 2021 - Legislative Report No. 2 - 2021 Kentucky General Assembly
Across Kentucky - January 8, 2021
January 8, 2021
Across Kentucky - January 8, 2021

Greenup County's Carrie Davis says the bee's role in food production teaches the balance of nature.

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Market Closes - January 7, 2021
January 7, 2021
Market Closes - January 7, 2021

Corn futures ended nearly unchanged but wheat and soybeans closed down mostly 4-6 cents/bushel. Cattle futures closed higher led by the feeder contracts due to the weaker CBOT. Lean hog futures closed higher except for the February contract dropping 65 cents.

Market Closes - January 6, 2021
January 7, 2021
Market Closes - January 6, 2021

Corn and soy complex futures closed stronger with new contract highs and contract high closes. Cattle futures closed mixed with live cattle slightly higher and feeder cattle down 45-90 cents. Lean hog futures closed lower with bigger losses in the nearby contracts.