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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.  

Market Closes - February 19, 2019
February 19, 2019
Market Closes - February 19, 2019

Coming out of the 3-day weekend, traders were in no mood to buy futures. Futures headed lower as soon as the 830 am bell rung; the selling continued into the close except for soybeans and meal.  Cattle futures closed higher, supported by higher midday beef values and reduced slaughter last week. Lean Hog futures closed lower with $3.00/cwt limit-down losses in the first 5 contracts. 

February 15, 2019 - Legislative Report No. 4 - 2019 Kentucky General Assembly
February 15, 2019
February 15, 2019 - Legislative Report No. 4 - 2019 Kentucky General Assembly
Market Closes - February 14, 2019
February 14, 2019
Market Closes - February 14, 2019

CBOT futures closed sharply lower and near the day’s lows. Futures were pressured by news reports indicating the US/China negotiators are far apart on key issues and that President Trump may extend the negotiations through May. Cattle futures rebounded from early morning losses to close slightly higher near the day’s highs.

Across Kentucky Promo - February 18, 2019 - February 22, 2019
February 14, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo - February 18, 2019 - February 22, 2019

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Across Kentucky - February 22, 2019
February 14, 2019
Across Kentucky - February 22, 2019

Kentucky FFA Advisor Matt Chaliff says FFA is touching many lives in the state, but has also left a lasting mark on many leaders.  Chaliff discusses FFA Week activities, the role former members play in their communities and across the state, and the impact of FFA Advisers.

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Across Kentucky - February 21, 2019
February 14, 2019
Across Kentucky - February 21, 2019

Menifee County FFA members will collect food for the community animal shelter and host an impromptu speaking contest, among other activities during the National FFA Week.  First year FFA Adviser James Kash talks about the chapter, the events they are doing and shares some information about the importance of the agriculture program.

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