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Kentucky Winter Weather Proving to be a Roller Coaster Ride, So Far

Kentucky Winter Weather Proving to be a Roller Coaster Ride, So Far

Mark Twain once said, “If you don’t like the weather in New England, just wait a minute, it’ll change.” Since he first spoke those words, many other regions and states across the country have adopted that saying, including Kentucky, where it seems to be truer during this winter season than ever before.  

Across Kentucky – February 11, 2019
February 7, 2019
Across Kentucky – February 11, 2019

The National Farm Machinery Show kicks off Wednesday at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville.  Kentucky Venues President and CEO David Beck previews the National Farm Machinery Show, talks about what people can see and the important connection the show makes between rural and urban people.

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Market Closes - February 6, 2019
February 6, 2019
Market Closes - February 6, 2019

CBOT futures again closed narrowly mixed as traders wait for USDA’s reports on Friday which will dump data on grain stocks, crop size and demand estimates (for U.S. and the World). Cattle futures closed slightly lower after testing the positive side of unchanged. Lean Hog futures closed lower and near the day’s lows on weakness in the pork market amid heavy slaughter.

Market Closes - February 5, 2019
February 5, 2019
Market Closes - February 5, 2019

CBOT futures closed mostly steady to a couple cents higher. Futures dropped in the first half-hour of trading, but reversed higher and closed near the day’s highs.  Cattle futures closed mixed with LC mostly higher and FC lower. LC futures were supported by Monday’s huge 3.39 gain in the Choice cutout along with a minimal setback in boxed beef today.

Meet KFB's New Second Vice President
February 4, 2019
Meet KFB's New Second Vice President

"I feel like everything I've done since being a freshman in high school has led to me sitting behind this desk right now," said Sharon Furches, Kentucky Farm Bureau's newly-elected Second Vice President. Furches replaced Fritz Giesecke, who retired from the position in December.

Across Kentucky February 4, 2019 - February 8, 2019
January 31, 2019
Across Kentucky February 4, 2019 - February 8, 2019

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Across Kentucky - February 8, 2019
January 31, 2019
Across Kentucky - February 8, 2019

After meeting the 2019-2020 Kentucky Farm Bureau Lead Class Thursday, class facilitator Jackson Tolle talks about the initial meeting of the class in January and their participation in the Kentucky Farm Bureau Congressional Tour in February  Tolle also talks about what the class will do in year two, including the class out-of-state trip that will be planned during the next year and a half.

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