Newsroom

Kentucky Production Agri-Tech (KPAT) Initiative

Kentucky Production Agri-Tech (KPAT) Initiative

The backbone of Kentucky’s agriculture industry is the existence of family-owned production farms and supporting businesses located in every region of the state. Often small operations, these entities make up the majority of the ag industry in the Commonwealth, therefore representing a significant portion of the state’s overall economic development structure.

February 26, 2021 - Legislative Report No. 6 - 2021 Kentucky General Assembly
February 26, 2021
February 26, 2021 - Legislative Report No. 6 - 2021 Kentucky General Assembly
Across Kentucky - February 26, 2021
February 26, 2021
Across Kentucky - February 26, 2021

Daviess County Farm Bureau President Joan Hayden says their safety campaign made a difference in their community.

Listen here

Market Closes - February 25, 2021
February 25, 2021
Market Closes - February 25, 2021

CBOT futures closed significantly lower, pressured by disappointing weekly export sales announced this morning. Live cattle closed mixed and feeder futures ended slightly higher. Lean hog futures closed mixed with the April LH up slightly as the October-forward LH contracts posted the bigger losses.

Across Kentucky - February 24, 2021
February 24, 2021
Across Kentucky - February 24, 2021

KFB Second Vice President Sharon Furches says the Generation Bridge leadership committee is framing the new program.

Listen here

Market Closes - February 22, 2021
February 22, 2021
Market Closes - February 22, 2021

Corn, beans and wheat futures closed sharply higher at/near the day’s highs. Live cattle ended down slightly and feeder futures were marginally higher despite the strong rally in corn. Lean hog futures closed strongly higher with July-forward LH contracts making new contract highs.

Across Kentucky - February 22, 2021
February 22, 2021
Across Kentucky - February 22, 2021

KFB President Mark Haney has been appointed to a USDA Agriculture Trade Advisory Council for fruits and vegetables. 

Listen here