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President's Column: Exercise Your Right to Vote

President's Column: Exercise Your Right to Vote

Unless you haven’t been watching television or listening to the radio for the past several months, you have undoubtedly seen or heard the many political ads that are currently filling the airwaves, not to mention all the print ads in newspapers and magazines, and the many social media posts related to the upcoming election.

Market Closes - April 15, 2020
April 15, 2020
Market Closes - April 15, 2020

CBOT futures closed mixed with corn, wheat and soybeans much lower.  Cattle futures closed mostly higher with nearby LC up $1.02/cwt.  Lean hog futures closed higher with the April LH contract expiring today down .05 to 45.60.

Across Kentucky - April 15, 2020
April 15, 2020
Across Kentucky  - April 15, 2020

Kentucky Farm Bureau 2nd Vice President Sharon Furches talks about the importance of industries that support agriculture.

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Market Closes - April 14, 2020
April 14, 2020
Market Closes - April 14, 2020

CBOT futures closed lower and near the day’s lows. Futures held up well overnight, but headed south after the 830 am CT reopening. Live and feeder cattle futures closed strongly higher following Monday’s limit-down moves. Lean Hog futures closed widely mixed due to uncertainty about hog plant closures.  

Market Closes - April 13, 2020
April 13, 2020
Market Closes - April 13, 2020

CBOT futures closed mostly lower to steady. The entire soy complex led the market to the downside.  Cattle futures closed down the daily limit of $3.00 in Live Cattle and $4.50/cwt in Feeder Cattle. Except for the soon-to-expire April LH contract, lean hog futures closed sharply lower with May and June LH locking down the daily $3.75 limit. 

Across Kentucky - April 13, 2020
April 13, 2020
Across Kentucky - April 13, 2020

USDA Deputy Secretary Steve Censky discusses the importance of America’s food production system.

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Across Kentucky - April 10, 2020
April 10, 2020
Across Kentucky - April 10, 2020

Kentucky Farm Bureau Women’s Committee Chair Judy Hayden talks about the importance of women in agriculture.

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