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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.

2020 Final Legislative Report
April 29, 2020
2020 Final Legislative Report
Across Kentucky - April 29, 2020
April 29, 2020
Across Kentucky - April 29, 2020

Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney talks about challenges facing Kentucky farmers in 2020.

Market Closes - April 27, 2020
April 27, 2020
Market Closes - April 27, 2020

CBOT futures closed mostly lower to sharply lower in corn.  Beyond the nearby April LC contract, cattle futures closed higher on ideas the worst has been priced in.  Lean hog futures closed sharply higher to LIMIT UP on trader optimism that China will make large purchases.

Across Kentucky - April 27, 2020
April 27, 2020
Across Kentucky - April 27, 2020

Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance CEO John Sparrow discusses the organization’s $500,000 donation to the Kentucky Hunger Initiative.

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Across Kentucky - April 24, 2020
April 24, 2020
Across Kentucky - April 24, 2020

Kentucky Farm Bureau 1st Vice President Eddie Melton gives an update on the 2020 planting season.

Market Closes - April 23, 2020
April 23, 2020
Market Closes - April 23, 2020

CBOT futures closed mixed and well off the day’s highs.  Cattle futures were mostly lower, although a few contracts posted small gains. Lean hog futures closed sharply higher on soaring pork values as hog slaughter is restricted due to plant closures.