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Kentucky Farm Bureau Studios Wins Three Emmy® Awards

Kentucky Farm Bureau Studios Wins Three Emmy® Awards

Kentucky Farm Bureau Studios earned three Emmy® Awards during 54th Annual Ohio Valley Regional Emmy Awards.

Across Kentucky - July 23, 2018
July 18, 2018
Across Kentucky - July 23, 2018

The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture will host the annual Corn, Tobacco and Soybean Field Day on Tuesday, July 24, at the Research and Education Center in Princeton.  Grains Center of Excellence Director, Dr. Chad Lee, previews the field day, the researches that will be presenting and the topics they will cover.

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Down the Backroads By Tim Thornberry
July 17, 2018
Down the Backroads By Tim Thornberry

Of all the lessons I learned from my parents, the most important was recognizing the value in being kind to others 

Summertime is the time for the Kentucky State Fair
July 17, 2018
Summertime is the time for the Kentucky State Fair

There is a kind of satisfaction that is like no other when we look out over a tall corn field or a flourishing soybean crop; when we see healthy calves growing strong and tobacco leaves waving in the breeze; when we smell a freshly cut hay field and experience a summer sunset over rolling pastures.

Market Closes - July 16, 2018
July 16, 2018
Market Closes - July 16, 2018

CBOT futures ended the day from several cents lower in wheat to several cents higher in soybeans, with corn closing flat. Futures were pressured overnight but short-covering in soybeans helped corn test the upper end of its range.  Cattle futures opened higher and closed even higher in the upper part of the trading range. 

KFB Marketbasket Survey Shows Increase in Food Prices for Second Straight Quarter
July 13, 2018
KFB Marketbasket Survey Shows Increase in Food Prices for Second Straight Quarter

After two years of slight quarterly declines in food prices, the most recent Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Marketbasket Survey indicates a food-cost increase for a second straight quarter.

The survey, taken four times each year, price-checks 40 basic food items throughout the state in an effort to gauge current food-price trends. Since the end of 2016, surveyed food items had dropped by a total of $3.79 or just over three percent.

Market Closes - July 12, 2018
July 12, 2018
Market Closes - July 12, 2018

CBOT futures closed steady to higher following the midday USDA WASDE report which was generally friendly for corn and negative for soybeans. US and World ending corn stocks were forecast below trade expectations, while soybean stocks came in much higher than expected as USDA incorporated the current Chinese import tariffs into its projections.  Cattle and hog futures rebounded nicely today following yesterday’s rout.