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Comment Column:  Being an Everyday Advocate

Comment Column: Being an Everyday Advocate

Having lived and worked on the family farm all of my life, there are a couple of things I am sure of. First, I know there is no place I would rather be than on our farm and no place I would have rather raised my family.

Market Closes - February 11, 2021
February 11, 2021
Market Closes - February 11, 2021

CBOT futures closed mixed with strong gains in corn, soybeans and soymeal.  Live Cattle closed higher beyond the February LC contract and feeders finished narrowly mixed.  Lean Hog futures closed slightly higher to strongly higher in the April/May LH contracts.

Across Kentucky - February 10, 2021
February 10, 2021
Across Kentucky - February 10, 2021

KFB Special Projects Director Billy Toombs says applications are being received for 2021 scholarships.

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Market Closes - February 9, 2021
February 9, 2021
Market Closes - February 9, 2021

Reacting to the midday USDA WASDE report, CBOT futures closed widely mixed with corn and wheat lower and soy complex futures higher. Live cattle futures closed mixed and feeder futures rallied on lower corn futures. Lean hog futures closed narrowly mixed with the February LH posting the best gain of 42.5 cents. 

Market Closes - February 8, 2021
February 8, 2021
Market Closes - February 8, 2021

CBOT futures closed sharply higher and near the day’s highs. Live cattle closed mostly higher by small amounts while feeder futures ended moderately lower due to soaring corn futures. Lean hog futures closed higher as traders remain bullish on export demand, including from China.

2021 Kentucky Farm Bureau Presidents and Vice Presidents Conference Agenda
February 8, 2021
2021 Kentucky Farm Bureau Presidents and Vice Presidents Conference Agenda
Across Kentucky - February 8, 2021
February 8, 2021
Across Kentucky - February 8, 2021

KFB President Mark Haney says county presidents are the heartbeat of the organization.

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