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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.

Across Kentucky - February 3, 2021
February 3, 2021
Across Kentucky - February 3, 2021

Daviess County's Brandon Gilles was a national finalist in the AFBF Discussion Meet.

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Market Closes - February 2, 2021
February 2, 2021
Market Closes - February 2, 2021

CBOT futures closed lower as fund selling weighed on prices amid a lack of significant daily export sales announcements from USDA. Cattle futures closed moderately higher and near the day’s highs. Lean hog futures closed strongly higher with nearly all contracts trading new contract highs.

Market Closes - February 1, 2021
February 1, 2021
Market Closes - February 1, 2021

CBOT futures closed mixed between commodities and within the soybean contracts. Live cattle futures closed mixed while feeders were higher across the board. Lean hog futures finished lower in the front contracts and higher in the July-forward ones.

Across Kentucky - January 29, 2021
January 29, 2021
Across Kentucky - January 29, 2021

Mayfield Representative Richard Heath says Senate Bill 3 has bicameral support in Frankfort.

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Market Closes - January 28, 2021
January 28, 2021
Market Closes - January 28, 2021

CBOT futures closed steady in old-crop corn but lower in wheat, soybeans and meal. Cattle futures closed steady to slightly lower in both live cattle and feeders.  Lean hog futures closed mixed with nearby February LH lower.

Market Closes - January 27, 2021
January 27, 2021
Market Closes - January 27, 2021

CBOT futures closed mixed but generally far below the day’s highs which were established overnight.  Cattle futures closed lower with slight losses in live futures and modest losses in feeder cattle.  Excluding the February LH, lean hog futures closed slightly lower after some contracts scored new contract highs.