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Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles Sounds Alarm on Unsolicited Foreign Seeds

Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles Sounds Alarm on Unsolicited Foreign Seeds

Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles is sounding the alarm about reports of foreign seeds being shipped unsolicited to Kentuckians across the Commonwealth. Kentucky is the fourth state known to receive suspicious packages of seeds that appear to have originated from China.

Across Kentucky - August 7, 2020
August 7, 2020
Across Kentucky - August 7, 2020

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles warns of suspicious seeds in the Commonwealth.

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Market Closes - August 6, 2020
August 6, 2020
Market Closes - August 6, 2020

CBOT futures closed steady to mostly lower on lack of supportive news. Except for the August LC contract, cattle futures closed lower.  Lean hog futures close very narrowly mixed with 50-75 cent ranges. 

Market Closes - August 5, 2020
August 6, 2020
Market Closes - August 5, 2020

CBOT futures closed narrowly mixed with gains made on short-covering after yesterday’s sharp losses. Cattle futures closed mostly higher with LC supported by a stronger cash market. Fed steers traded up to $100/cwt.  Lean hog futures closed slightly higher on reduced slaughter and higher pork cutout values.

Across Kentucky - August 5, 2020
August 5, 2020
Across Kentucky - August 5, 2020

KFB 2nd Vice President Sharon Furches favors locally grown foods.

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Across Kentucky - August 3, 2020
August 3, 2020
Across Kentucky - August 3, 2020

AFBF Chief Economist John Newton reports lower farm prices and higher food costs.

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Across Kentucky - July 31, 2020
July 31, 2020
Across Kentucky - July 31, 2020

Larue County Educator Misty Bivens is the state's Ag Teacher of the Year.

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