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Leadership Elected for Kentucky Farm Bureau's

Leadership Elected for Kentucky Farm Bureau's "Generation Bridge Committee"

Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) has released the names of individuals elected to lead its new initiative, Generation Bridge. Amanda Gajdzik of Shelby County has been elected chair, Tammy White of Union County is vice chair, and Sarah Beth Guffey from Clinton County is secretary of this newly formed committee.

Market Closes - September 22, 2020
September 22, 2020
Market Closes - September 22, 2020

CBOT futures closed mixed after trading some wide ranges. Cattle futures opened higher but closed lower with feeder futures ending near the day’s lows. Lean hog futures closed higher, in the upper range, and more than erasing Monday’s losses. 

North American International Livestock Exposition Approved to Hold 2020 Show
September 21, 2020
North American International Livestock Exposition Approved to Hold 2020 Show

The North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) was approved through the Kentucky Healthy at Work initiative to host a modified show this year. NAILE is the largest all-breed, purebred livestock exposition in the world and runs Nov. 3-19, 2020 at the Kentucky Exposition Center. 

Across Kentucky - September 21, 2020
September 21, 2020
Across Kentucky - September 21, 2020

KDA Safety Director Dale Dobson discusses grain bin safety.

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Across Kentucky - September 18, 2020
September 18, 2020
Across Kentucky - September 18, 2020

Lawrenceburg's James R. "Buddy" Smith has received the 2020 Leopold Conservation Award.

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Market Closes - September 17, 2020
September 17, 2020
Market Closes - September 17, 2020

CBOT futures closed sharply higher and high-range on support from strong weekly export sales and a sizable daily soybean export sale to China.  Cattle futures closed mostly lower on weak boxed beef values and October LC’s premium to cash.  Lean hog futures closed higher with large gains in the front months. 

Market Closes - September 16, 2020
September 16, 2020
Market Closes - September 16, 2020

CBOT futures closed higher to sharply higher and at/near the day’s highs. Live cattle closed narrowly mixed and feeder futures finished to the downside. Lean hog futures closed lower as traders lose confidence that Germany’s ASF problem will benefit the U.S. greatly.