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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 - January 11, 2021
January 11, 2021
Market Closes - January 11, 2021

CBOT futures closed mostly lower with soybean meal being the exception with a contract high close up $7/ton and new contract high. Cattle futures mostly closed little changed with a downward bias, but nearby Live Cattle were pressured by last week’s steady-at-best live market ($110-112). Lean hog futures closed slightly higher except the February LH finished barely in the red.

American Farm Bureau Virtual Convention Kicks Off
January 11, 2021
American Farm Bureau Virtual Convention Kicks Off

The American Farm Bureau’s Virtual Convention kicked off with an opening address by AFBF President Zippy Duvall from his farm in Georgia.

Across Kentucky - January 11, 2021
January 11, 2021
Across Kentucky - January 11, 2021

KY Ag Commissioner Ryan Quarles acknowledges agriculture's role in surviving the challenges of 2020.

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KFB President Mark Haney's Statement on Gov. Beshear's Proposed $50 Million Allocation for Rural Broadband Deployment
January 8, 2021
KFB President Mark Haney's Statement on Gov. Beshear's Proposed $50 Million Allocation for Rural Broadband Deployment

"I would like to thank Governor Beshear for allocating $50 million in his proposed budget to the broadband deployment fund. Expanding broadband service to unserved and underserved areas of the state has never been more important than it is right now."

January 8, 2021 - Legislative Report No. 2 - 2021 Kentucky General Assembly
January 8, 2021
January 8, 2021 - Legislative Report No. 2 - 2021 Kentucky General Assembly
Across Kentucky - January 8, 2021
January 8, 2021
Across Kentucky - January 8, 2021

Greenup County's Carrie Davis says the bee's role in food production teaches the balance of nature.

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