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Open Letter to Governor Andy Beshear

Open Letter to Governor Andy Beshear

There is no doubt that helping usher the agriculture industry forward with technology should be a priority for Kentucky's elected officials, but how you go about it matters.

Kentucky Farm Bureau Second Vice President Sharon Furches appointed to the EPA Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Federal Advisory Committee
June 17, 2020
Kentucky Farm Bureau Second Vice President Sharon Furches appointed to the EPA Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Federal Advisory Committee

Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced the appointment of Kentucky Farm Bureau Second Vice President Sharon Furches to the Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Committee (FRRCC).

Across Kentucky - June 26, 2020
June 17, 2020
Across Kentucky - June 26, 2020

UK College of Agriculture Dean Dr. Nancy Cox talks about water research and classes this Fall at UK.

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Across Kentucky - June 24,2020
June 17, 2020
Across Kentucky - June 24,2020

KFB 1st Vice President Eddie Melton shares frustration over a California Court's decision on Dicamba herbicide.

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Across Kentucky - June 22, 2020
June 17, 2020
Across Kentucky - June 22, 2020

AFBF Chief Economist Dr. John Newton identifies the need for ag financial assistance from Washington.

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Market Closes - June 16, 2020
June 16, 2020
Market Closes - June 16, 2020

CBOT futures closed mostly steady to sharply lower (wheat, oats, rice). Cattle futures closed higher in narrow ranges with feeders posting the biggest gains.  Lean hog futures closed sharply lower and near the day’s lows. 

Market Closes - June 15, 2020
June 15, 2020
Market Closes - June 15, 2020

CBOT futures closed narrowly mixed with futures settling closer to the day’s highs than the lows. Cattle futures closed mostly higher after opening lower in sympathy with the sharp drop in U.S. equity markets on concerns that COVID cases are rising. Lean Hog futures closed slightly higher after opening lower like most ag futures did.