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Stress on the Farm and in Rural America:  Resources are Available

Stress on the Farm and in Rural America: Resources are Available

As the problem of stress related issues becomes more visible, the onset of COVID-19 has only escalated those stress levels for everyone as they transition to a time of working remotely, or not working at all.

Market Closes - February 18, 2020
February 18, 2020
Market Closes - February 18, 2020

After the 3-day weekend, strong buying showed up for wheat and less so for corn futures.   Commodity markets were supported by news that China plans to waive tariffs on nearly 700 items beginning March 2 as they prepare to hopefully make purchases as directed by the US-China Trade deal. Cattle futures closed higher on narrow-range trade, but in the upper part of Friday’s wide range. Lean hog futures closed higher with nearby April LH up two percent.

2020 Kentucky Farm Bureau Congressional Tour
February 17, 2020
2020 Kentucky Farm Bureau Congressional Tour
February 14, 2020 - Legislative Report No. 7 - 2020 Kentucky General Assembly
February 14, 2020
February 14, 2020 - Legislative Report No. 7 - 2020 Kentucky General Assembly
Across Kentucky Promo February 17, 2020 - February 21, 2020
February 13, 2020
Across Kentucky Promo February 17, 2020 - February 21, 2020

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Across Kentucky - February 21, 2020
February 13, 2020
Across Kentucky - February 21, 2020

The Kentucky Cattleman's Association honored five outstanding cattle producers from across the state during their annual convention in January.  Executive Director Dave Maples provides a glimpse at the accomplishments of each of the most recent Hall of Fame inductees.

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Across Kentucky - February 20, 2020
February 13, 2020
Across Kentucky - February 20, 2020

Kentucky Farm Bureau is taking applications for a variety of scholarships that will be awarded to students in 2020.  Director of Special Projects Billy Toombs says for the first time students can complete their application online at the Kentucky Farm Bureau website.

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