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Why Rural Kentucky Needs to Vote

Why Rural Kentucky Needs to Vote

In communities across the country, children are taught from a young age about the importance of getting out on Election Day and voting. The right to vote is the cornerstone of any democracy and an important tool for making our voices heard in the political process.

Market Closes - August 31, 2020
August 31, 2020
Market Closes - August 31, 2020

CBOT futures closed mostly higher but nearer the day’s lows than the highs. Beyond the expiring August Live Cattle contract, cattle futures posted small gains in bouncing back from last week’s lower market. Lean hog futures closed slightly lower and well below the day’s highs. 

Across Kentucky - August 31, 2020
August 31, 2020
Across Kentucky - August 31, 2020

Ky. Ag Commissioner Ryan Quarles discusses how COVID has challenged the state's food banks.

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Across Kentucky - August 28, 2020
August 28, 2020
Across Kentucky - August 28, 2020

Ky. Ag Commissioner Ryan Quarles updates livestock show opportunities at the Kentucky State Fair.

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Market Closes - August 27, 2020
August 27, 2020
Market Closes - August 27, 2020

CBOT futures closed strongly higher with the soy complex leading the way. Cattle futures closed moderately lower on a weaker cash market.  Lean hog futures closed slightly higher and remain near the highs of the August rally.

Kentucky Farm Bureau to Host Measure-the-Candidate Forum for U.S. Senate Race
August 26, 2020
Kentucky Farm Bureau to Host Measure-the-Candidate Forum for U.S. Senate Race

Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) will host a Measure-the-Candidate forum on Monday, August 31, 2020 at their state office in Louisville. The forum will consist of a question and answer session regarding KFB’s top policy priorities. Both the Republican and Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate have been invited to attend the forum. U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has accepted the invitation to participate; Amy McGrath has declined the invitation.

Kentucky Farm Bureau providing nearly 200 free Wi-Fi internet hotspots statewide
August 26, 2020
Kentucky Farm Bureau providing nearly 200 free Wi-Fi internet hotspots statewide

Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) activated a free, public Wi-Fi internet signal from 155 of its locations statewide and announced its plan to make that same signal available at its remaining 42 offices over the next several weeks. The Wi-Fi network – with its easily identifiable name, KFBFreeWiFi – is accessible from the parking areas around KFB’s buildings 7am-10pm daily and free to anyone who would like to use it.