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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. 

Commissioner Quarles Elected President of National Agriculture Organization
September 3, 2020
Commissioner Quarles Elected President of National Agriculture Organization

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles was elected president of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) today at its annual meeting.

Market Closes - September 2, 2020
September 2, 2020
Market Closes - September 2, 2020

CBOT futures closed widely mixed in wide trading ranges. Cattle futures closed lower and hitting new lows for this 2-week downtrend. Lean hog futures made variably higher price gains today.  

Across Kentucky - September 2, 2020
September 2, 2020
Across Kentucky - September 2, 2020

KFB 2nd Vice President Sharon Furches shares the significance of county Farm Bureau Annual Meetings.

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Market Closes - September 1, 2020
September 1, 2020
Market Closes - September 1, 2020

Corn and soybeans closed little changed, but wheat futures soared to new highs. Cattle futures closed nearly unchanged after trading both sides. Lean hog futures closed higher led by the nearby October LH.

Market Closes - August 31, 2020
August 31, 2020
Market Closes - August 31, 2020

CBOT futures closed mostly higher but nearer the day’s lows than the highs. Beyond the expiring August Live Cattle contract, cattle futures posted small gains in bouncing back from last week’s lower market. Lean hog futures closed slightly lower and well below the day’s highs. 

Across Kentucky - August 31, 2020
August 31, 2020
Across Kentucky - August 31, 2020

Ky. Ag Commissioner Ryan Quarles discusses how COVID has challenged the state's food banks.

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