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Ginny Lyle and Brady Lawson Win Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth Contest

Ginny Lyle and Brady Lawson Win Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth Contest

Ginny Lyle of Franklin County and Brady Lawson of Morgan County were awarded top honors in the Kentucky Farm Bureau 2020 Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth contest.

Organizations Partner to Combat the Digital Divide by Launching Searchable Wi-Fi Map for Needed Broadband Connections
October 20, 2020
Organizations Partner to Combat the Digital Divide by Launching Searchable Wi-Fi Map for Needed Broadband Connections

American Connection Project organizations launch an interactive tool for users to locate more than 2,300 free Wi-Fi locations in 49 states. The map includes Wi-Fi locations from Land O’Lakes, Inc. and its ag retail owner network, along with several partner organizations including Kentucky Farm Bureau.

Market Closes - October 20, 2020
October 20, 2020
Market Closes - October 20, 2020

Corn, soybeans and wheat futures closed higher and near the day’s highs. Cattle futures closed higher, bouncing back from early weakness on follow-through selling. Lean hog futures closed lower on profit-taking after the strong October rally. 

Market Closes - October 19, 2020
October 19, 2020
Market Closes - October 19, 2020

CBOT futures closed higher on continued strong export demand and dry weather concerns for wheat areas and in South America where corn/bean planting is behind schedule. Live and feeder cattle futures were slaughtered today with $3-4/cwt losses. Except for the 1.65 gain in the December contract, lean hogs closed lower.

President's Column: Election 2020 - The Main Thing is to Participate
October 19, 2020
President's Column: Election 2020 - The Main Thing is to Participate

As we draw closer to Election Day 2020, I understand the anxiety many of us are feeling. The past year has been tough in so many respects, whether we live in rural communities on Kentucky’s many family farms or we live in urban areas.

Getting The Word Out About Mental Health Issues
October 19, 2020
Getting The Word Out About Mental Health Issues

As the need to bring awareness to mental health issues continues to grow across this state and the country, a group of organizations in Daviess County have banded together to support those living in their rural communities who are facing tough times and difficult decisions.

Down the Backroads: When it Comes to Food, Make a Little Extra
October 19, 2020
Down the Backroads: When it Comes to Food, Make a Little Extra

October is one of my favorite months of the year. I love to see the changing of the leaves and the feel of cooler temperatures. But it is food that garners most of my attention this time of year. I know when October rolls around, the menu at my house takes a turn toward traditional fall food offerings such as chili and homemade soups, not to mention all the yummy desserts.