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Why Rural Kentucky Needs to Vote

Why Rural Kentucky Needs to Vote

In communities across the country, children are taught from a young age about the importance of getting out on Election Day and voting. The right to vote is the cornerstone of any democracy and an important tool for making our voices heard in the political process.

Commissioner Quarles Announces Annual Poster and Essay Contest
October 5, 2020
Commissioner Quarles Announces Annual Poster and Essay Contest

Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles invites Kentucky students to enter the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s (KDA) annual Poster and Essay Contest.

The theme of the 2021 contest is “Kentucky Agriculture Never Stops.”

Across Kentucky - October 5, 2020
October 5, 2020
Across Kentucky - October 5, 2020

KFB Second Vice President Sharon Furches introduces a new program called "Generation Bridge".

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Across Kentucky - October 2, 2020
October 2, 2020
Across Kentucky - October 2, 2020

Kentucky State University's Dr. Kirk Pomper says acquaculture is a viable enterprise for the state's farmers.

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Market Closes - October 1, 2020
October 1, 2020
Market Closes - October 1, 2020

CBOT futures closed mixed with corn and soybean meal rising. Cattle futures closed lower and near the day’s lows after trading higher early in the trading session.  Lean hog futures closed narrowly mixed except for nearby October LH which gained $1.35. 

Market Closes - September 30, 2020
September 30, 2020
Market Closes - September 30, 2020

CBOT futures closed sharply higher in response to a bullish Quarterly Grain Stocks Report released at Noon EDT. Cattle futures closed lower and toward the low end of the range. Lean hog futures closed moderately higher but near the day’s highs.  

Across Kentucky - September 30, 2020
September 30, 2020
Across Kentucky - September 30, 2020

KFB Second Vice President Sharon Furches talks about the role of women in Kentucky Agriculture.

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