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County Leader Week:  A Time to Recognize and Encourage Local Volunteer Leaders

County Leader Week: A Time to Recognize and Encourage Local Volunteer Leaders

Kentucky Farm Bureau was founded on the principle of grassroots advocacy, a methodology that has served the organization well for more than 100 years.

Market Closes - January 25, 2021
January 25, 2021
Market Closes - January 25, 2021

Grain and soy complex futures closed sharply higher but only erasing part of Friday’s huge losses. Cattle futures closed mostly higher except for light weakness in the nearby contracts. Lean hog futures closed higher as the 4-day bounce continues off last week’s lows.

Across Kentucky - January 25, 2020
January 25, 2021
Across Kentucky - January 25, 2020

KFB President Mark Haney says they support strong fiscal policy and good voting rules for the state.

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Across Kentucky - January 22, 2021
January 22, 2021
Across Kentucky - January 22, 2021

KFB Second Vice President Sharon Furches says Generation Bridge will develop new advocates for agriculture.

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Market Closes - January 21, 2021
January 21, 2021
Market Closes - January 21, 2021

CBOT futures closes narrowly mixed except for a sharp rally in soybean oil futures for a second day.  Ahead of Friday’s Cattle on Feed Report, cattle futures closed higher and near the day’s highs. Beyond the February LH contract, lean hog futures closed higher with the June/July LH hitting new contract highs. 

Market Closes - January 20, 2021
January 20, 2021
Market Closes - January 20, 2021

Corn, wheat and soybean/meal futures posted sizable losses again today as prices further correct off contract highs. Cattle futures closed mixed with live cattle lower and feeders higher. Lean hog futures opened steady but rallied strongly to close much higher.  

Leadership Elected for Kentucky Farm Bureau's "Generation Bridge Committee"
January 20, 2021
Leadership Elected for Kentucky Farm Bureau's "Generation Bridge Committee"

Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) has released the names of individuals elected to lead its new initiative, Generation Bridge. Amanda Gajdzik of Shelby County has been elected chair, Tammy White of Union County is vice chair, and Sarah Beth Guffey from Clinton County is secretary of this newly formed committee.