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North American International Livestock Exposition Approved to Hold 2020 Show

North American International Livestock Exposition Approved to Hold 2020 Show

The North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) was approved through the Kentucky Healthy at Work initiative to host a modified show this year. NAILE is the largest all-breed, purebred livestock exposition in the world and runs Nov. 3-19, 2020 at the Kentucky Exposition Center. 

The Need for a Solid Rural Infrastructure
August 25, 2020
The Need for a Solid Rural Infrastructure

It’s not hard to find different types of infrastructure if you take a moment to look around. There are the obvious and easily recognized examples, such as roads, bridges, railways, waterways, airways, and electrical grids. Though seldom seen, sewer lines, underground utilities, and water lines are also crucial components of healthy systems.

Market Closes - August 24, 2020
August 24, 2020
Market Closes - August 24, 2020

CBOT futures closed widely mixed to start the week.  Cattle futures closed lower following last Friday afternoon’s bearish Cattle on Feed Report which showed surprisingly large July placements.  Lean hog futures closed narrowly mixed but closer to the day’s lows.

Across Kentucky - August 24, 2020
August 24, 2020
Across Kentucky - August 24, 2020

Ky. Dairy Development Council Executive Director H. Barlow reports on food assistance in the Commonwealth.

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Across Kentucky - August 21, 2020
August 21, 2020
Across Kentucky - August 21, 2020

FCMA President and CEO Bill Johnson says federal support is critical to maintaining food security.

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Market Closes - August 20, 2020
August 20, 2020
Market Closes - August 20, 2020

CBOT futures closed widely mixed with wheat being the surprise upside leader.  Cattle futures closed mostly lower by small amounts. Lean hog futures closed sharply higher after gapping higher on the open. 

Market Closes - August 19, 2020
August 19, 2020
Market Closes - August 19, 2020

BOT futures closed narrowly mixed with little new info to direct prices.  Cattle futures closed mostly higher with higher beef values and steady cash fed cattle. Lean hog futures closed higher with the October and December LH contracts leading the way since they lost the most yesterday.