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Steve Kelley Honored as the 2019 Kentucky Farm Bureau Farmer of the Year

Steve Kelley Honored as the 2019 Kentucky Farm Bureau Farmer of the Year

Steve Kelley of Carlisle County will be honored as the 2019 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) “Farmer of the Year” during the organization’s 100th annual meeting in Louisville in December.

Market Closes - October 9, 2019
October 9, 2019
Market Closes - October 9, 2019

CBOT futures closed narrowly mixed ahead of tomorrow’s USDA crop reports. Corn and wheat didn’t see the follow-through to Monday’s bullish price action. Cattle futures closed higher with the biggest move in feeder futures.  Lean Hog futures closed strongly higher, following through on Tuesday’s bullish price reversal.

Market Closes - October 8, 2019
October 8, 2019
Market Closes - October 8, 2019

Corn and wheat rallied sharply, followed by soybeans.  Today’s price action on the charts looks friendly.  Cattle futures closed slightly higher in narrow trading ranges.  Lean Hog futures closed strongly higher today after LH closed as much as $3.00 lower on Monday.

Market Closes - October 7, 2019
October 7, 2019
Market Closes - October 7, 2019

CBOT futures closed narrowly mixed on fairly narrow trading ranges. Cattle futures closed mostly lower under pressure from a weaker boxed beef market and generally overbought futures.  Lean Hog futures fell sharply, with December and February contracts down the $3.00 daily limit.

Kentucky Facing Unprecedented Drought
October 7, 2019
Kentucky Facing Unprecedented Drought

The Office of the State Climatologist and the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet, in coordination with the Kentucky Drought Mitigation Team, are issuing a Level 2 for 78 counties and a Level 1 drought declaration for 42 counties.

Across Kentucky Promo October 7, 2019 - October 11, 2019
October 3, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo October 7, 2019 - October 11, 2019

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Across Kentucky October 11, 2019
October 3, 2019
Across Kentucky October 11, 2019

An iconic farm market in Western Kentucky will transition to new ownership with the retirement of owner Katie Broadbent October 15.  Broadbent shares the story of how she and her husband Smith Broadbent, III, developed the store and grew the business during the past 32 years.

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