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President's Column: Exercise Your Right to Vote

President's Column: Exercise Your Right to Vote

Unless you haven’t been watching television or listening to the radio for the past several months, you have undoubtedly seen or heard the many political ads that are currently filling the airwaves, not to mention all the print ads in newspapers and magazines, and the many social media posts related to the upcoming election.

Market Closes - April 27, 2020
April 27, 2020
Market Closes - April 27, 2020

CBOT futures closed mostly lower to sharply lower in corn.  Beyond the nearby April LC contract, cattle futures closed higher on ideas the worst has been priced in.  Lean hog futures closed sharply higher to LIMIT UP on trader optimism that China will make large purchases.

Across Kentucky - April 27, 2020
April 27, 2020
Across Kentucky - April 27, 2020

Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance CEO John Sparrow discusses the organization’s $500,000 donation to the Kentucky Hunger Initiative.

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Across Kentucky - April 24, 2020
April 24, 2020
Across Kentucky - April 24, 2020

Kentucky Farm Bureau 1st Vice President Eddie Melton gives an update on the 2020 planting season.

Market Closes - April 23, 2020
April 23, 2020
Market Closes - April 23, 2020

CBOT futures closed mixed and well off the day’s highs.  Cattle futures were mostly lower, although a few contracts posted small gains. Lean hog futures closed sharply higher on soaring pork values as hog slaughter is restricted due to plant closures.

Feeding Kentucky Purchases More Than 13,000 Kentucky Ground Beef Hamburgers
April 23, 2020
Feeding Kentucky Purchases More Than 13,000 Kentucky Ground Beef Hamburgers

Feeding Kentucky has purchased 3,408 pounds of Kentucky ground beef with funds from Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance’s historic half-million dollar donation as part of Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles’ Kentucky Hunger Initiative.

Across Kentucky - April 22, 2020
April 22, 2020
Across Kentucky - April 22, 2020

Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance CEO John Sparrow discusses how the organization is giving back during the COVID-19 crisis.

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