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North American International Livestock Exposition Approved to Hold 2020 Show

North American International Livestock Exposition Approved to Hold 2020 Show

The North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) was approved through the Kentucky Healthy at Work initiative to host a modified show this year. NAILE is the largest all-breed, purebred livestock exposition in the world and runs Nov. 3-19, 2020 at the Kentucky Exposition Center. 

Across Kentucky - August 28, 2020
August 28, 2020
Across Kentucky - August 28, 2020

Ky. Ag Commissioner Ryan Quarles updates livestock show opportunities at the Kentucky State Fair.

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Market Closes - August 27, 2020
August 27, 2020
Market Closes - August 27, 2020

CBOT futures closed strongly higher with the soy complex leading the way. Cattle futures closed moderately lower on a weaker cash market.  Lean hog futures closed slightly higher and remain near the highs of the August rally.

Kentucky Farm Bureau to Host Measure-the-Candidate Forum for U.S. Senate Race
August 26, 2020
Kentucky Farm Bureau to Host Measure-the-Candidate Forum for U.S. Senate Race

Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) will host a Measure-the-Candidate forum on Monday, August 31, 2020 at their state office in Louisville. The forum will consist of a question and answer session regarding KFB’s top policy priorities. Both the Republican and Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate have been invited to attend the forum. U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has accepted the invitation to participate; Amy McGrath has declined the invitation.

Kentucky Farm Bureau providing nearly 200 free Wi-Fi internet hotspots statewide
August 26, 2020
Kentucky Farm Bureau providing nearly 200 free Wi-Fi internet hotspots statewide

Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) activated a free, public Wi-Fi internet signal from 155 of its locations statewide and announced its plan to make that same signal available at its remaining 42 offices over the next several weeks. The Wi-Fi network – with its easily identifiable name, KFBFreeWiFi – is accessible from the parking areas around KFB’s buildings 7am-10pm daily and free to anyone who would like to use it.

Across Kentucky - August 26, 2020
August 26, 2020
Across Kentucky - August 26, 2020

KFB President Mark Haney says the nation needs another economic assistance package now.

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Market Closes - August 25, 2020
August 25, 2020
Market Closes - August 25, 2020

CBOT futures closed mostly higher with big gains in corn, wheat and soybeans.  Except for nearby August Live Cattle, cattle futures closed higher by modest amounts.  Lean hog futures closed strongly higher, supported by positive US/China trade discussions which suggests export pork sales will remain strong.