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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 - July 13, 2020
July 13, 2020
Market Closes - July 13, 2020

Adding to Friday’s sharp losses, CBOT futures closed sharply lower to start the week. Live cattle futures ended mixed while feeder cattle made strong gains on top of Friday’s rally.  Lean hog futures posted modest gains except the August LH closed up $1.40/cwt.

Across Kentucky - July 13, 2020
July 13, 2020
Across Kentucky - July 13, 2020

AFBF President Zippy Duvall discusses the next farm bill.

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Across Kentucky - July 10, 2020
July 10, 2020
Across Kentucky - July 10, 2020

KFB 2nd Vice President Sharon Furches has been appointed to an EPA advisory committee.

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Market Closes - July 9, 2020
July 9, 2020
Market Closes - July 9, 2020

Corn and soybean futures closed slightly higher but well below the day’s highs and ended in the lower half of the trading range. Live cattle and feeder cattle futures closed slightly higher but faded from the day’s highs set in the 11 a.m. hour. Lean hog futures made big gains today following an 8-day bottoming process.

Across Kentucky - July 8, 2020
July 8, 2020
Across Kentucky - July 8, 2020

KFB National Affairs Director Emily Buckman says Federal CFAP assistance is available now.

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Market Closes - July 7, 2020
July 7, 2020
Market Closes - July 7, 2020

CBOT futures closed narrowly mixed but generally from the middle to lower part of the day’s trading range. Cattle futures closed steady to lower as cash markets and beef values held near steady.  Lean hog futures closed slightly lower but well of the day’s lows set soon after the market opened.