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Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles Sounds Alarm on Unsolicited Foreign Seeds

Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles Sounds Alarm on Unsolicited Foreign Seeds

Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles is sounding the alarm about reports of foreign seeds being shipped unsolicited to Kentuckians across the Commonwealth. Kentucky is the fourth state known to receive suspicious packages of seeds that appear to have originated from China.

Across Kentucky - May 15, 2020
May 15, 2020
Across Kentucky - May 15, 2020

AFBF's R.J. Karney identifies two Small Business Administration loans now available to Kentucky farmers.

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Market Closes - May 13, 2020
May 13, 2020
Market Closes - May 13, 2020

CBOT futures mostly closed lower to sharply lower as traders seemed to reassess yesterday’s USDA supply-demand estimates. Cattle futures closed sharply lower and near the day’s lows. Lean hog futures also closed sharply lower, adding to the short-term downtrend started a week ago. 

Across Kentucky - May 13, 2020
May 13, 2020
Across Kentucky - May 13, 2020

Kentucky Secretary of State Michael Adams outlines changes to voting procedures the state has implemented in response to COVID 19.

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"It's Gooo-od": Feeding Kentucky Buys 10,000 Pounds of Purnell's Sausage
May 12, 2020
"It's Gooo-od": Feeding Kentucky Buys 10,000 Pounds of Purnell's Sausage

Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles has announced Feeding Kentucky has purchased 10,080 pounds of Kentucky Proud pork sausage from the iconic Purnell’s “Old Folks” headquartered in Simpsonville, Kentucky. The purchase is funded by a historic donation from Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company to Feeding Kentucky as part of the Kentucky Hunger Initiative last month.

Market Closes - May 11, 2020
May 11, 2020
Market Closes - May 11, 2020

CBOT futures closed mixed and generally near the day’s lows ahead of Tuesday’s USDA WASDE Report. Cattle futures closed sharply lower with August and October LC down the daily limit. Lean hog futures closed moderately lower, continuing the trend lower seen last week.

Across Kentucky - May 11, 2020
May 11, 2020
Across Kentucky - May 11, 2020

Kentucky Farm Bureau 2nd VP Sharon Furches discusses online tools for Ag outreach and education.

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