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President's Column:  Finding the Positive in Trying Times

President's Column: Finding the Positive in Trying Times

It goes without saying, but the coronavirus pandemic has made the world we live in look very different than it did just a few months ago. We have had to learn to work remotely, meet virtually, and stay six feet apart from one another.

Across Kentucky - July 3, 2020
July 3, 2020
Across Kentucky - July 3, 2020

KFB Farmer-Veteran Alvina Maynard encourages shopping for Homegrown By Heroes.

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Market Closes - July 1, 2020
July 1, 2020
Market Closes - July 1, 2020

CBOT futures closed strongly higher led by the extended rally in corn futures tied to Tuesday’s bullish acreage report. Cattle futures closed higher and well above the day’s lows set mid-morning when corn futures were trading sharply higher.  Lean hog futures closed moderately lower as backed up hog supplies maintain pressure on the cash hog and pork markets.

Down the Backroads: We're a Huggin' Bunch
July 1, 2020
Down the Backroads:  We're a Huggin' Bunch

So much of how we act as an adult comes from what we learned as a child. I realize that is not an earth-shattering statement, but stay with me for a minute. The things we experienced growing up often stay with us. For instance, my dad was a big outdoorsman, and I have grown up loving the outdoors just as much. My mom was a nurturer, always making sure us kids were okay, showing how much she loved us.

Value-Added Growth is Key to Some Dairy Operation Successes
July 1, 2020
Value-Added Growth is Key to Some Dairy Operation Successes

The dairy industry has a long and storied history in the Commonwealth; one that is steeped in tradition and can be traced back for generations. In fact, if you ask any dairy producer why they continue in such a demanding sector, they will likely list tradition as one of their deciding factors.

Miss Kentucky Alex Francke: Finding New Ways to Complete Her Mission
July 1, 2020
Miss Kentucky Alex Francke: Finding New Ways to Complete Her Mission

Since 1935, there has been a Miss Kentucky pageant held every year  (with the exception of the World War II years). That changed, however, for the 2020 pageant due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Across Kentucky - July 1, 2020
July 1, 2020
Across Kentucky - July 1, 2020

KY Farmer-Veteran Alvina Maynard embraces challenges and loves our nation's flag.

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