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Statement on USMCA

Statement on USMCA

International trade is so important to the agriculture industry both here in Kentucky, and throughout the country. It is because of that importance, I can’t emphasize enough how critical trade agreements are to the overall rural American economy.

Across Kentucky - September 11, 2018
September 6, 2018
Across Kentucky - September 11, 2018

A cooking team from Harlan County took top honors during the Kentucky Junior Chef Competition at the Kentucky State Fair.  Kentucky Department of Agriculture Farm to School Program Coordinator Tina Garland talks about the competition, the winning teams, what they won and the ultimate goal of the competition.

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Across Kentucky - September 10, 2018
September 6, 2018
Across Kentucky - September 10, 2018

More than sixty youth livestock exhibitors were recognized for their hard work on August 23rd during the first Kentucky State Fair Championship Drive.  North American International Livestock Exposition Assistant Manager Catherine Riley talks about the Championship Drive, some of the winners and how exhibitors showing the top steers, market hogs, sheep and goats were recognized.

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Market Closes - September 4, 2018
September 4, 2018
Market Closes - September 4, 2018

CBOT futures closed mixed with wheat finishing sharply lower, but well off the day’s lows.  Live Cattle futures closed modestly higher on renewed optimism for the cash market amid ideas beef consumption was strong over Labor Day weekend. Lean Hog futures closed higher with support from a stronger pork market and optimism for cash hog prices.

Kentucky Farm Bureau Seeking Participants for the 2019-2020 LEAD Class
September 4, 2018
Kentucky Farm Bureau Seeking Participants  for the 2019-2020 LEAD Class

Recruitment for Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) next group of participants in the two-year, Leadership Enhancement for Agricultural Development (LEAD) program is now underway. Up to 16 individuals will be selected for this intensive learning experience to equip the next generation of agricultural leaders with the tools to manage tomorrow’s challenges.

Market Closes - August 30, 2018
August 30, 2018
Market Closes - August 30, 2018

CBOT futures closed steady to lower with the settlements near the day’s lows. Corn and soybean futures are holding just above contract lows as harvest of a huge crop is getting started. Cattle futures closed higher on little market news. Lean Hog futures closed lower with a sharp drop in the October LH, despite stronger pork values.

Across Kentucky September 3, 2018 - September 7, 2018
August 30, 2018
Across Kentucky September 3, 2018 - September 7, 2018

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