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KFB Candid Conversation with Kentucky Farm Bureau 2nd Vice President Sharon Furches

KFB Candid Conversation with Kentucky Farm Bureau 2nd Vice President Sharon Furches

KFB Candid Conversation presents a discussion about the topical issues facing the agricultural industry and rural communities in a question and answer format. In this column, Kentucky Farm Bureau Second Vice President Sharon Furches discusses farming during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Market Closes - January 13, 2019
January 13, 2020
Market Closes - January 13, 2019

CBOT futures closed mixed today. Corn closed higher and near the day’s highs in follow-through buying to Friday’s strong market. Cattle futures closed lower on last week’s disappointing cash steer trade at steady prices around $124/cwt. Lean Hog futures closed moderately lower and near chart support.

January 10, 2020 - Legislative Report No. 2 - 2020 Kentucky General Assembly
January 10, 2020
January 10, 2020 - Legislative Report No. 2 - 2020 Kentucky General Assembly
Market Closes - January 9, 2020
January 9, 2020
Market Closes - January 9, 2020

CBOT futures closed mixed as the overnight rally melted away in corn and soybean futures during the day. On the other hand, wheat futures rose higher during the day trade.  Cattle futures closed slightly higher and remain near the contract highs.  Lean Hog futures closed lower under pressure from LH futures premium to the cash market, which is weaker as well.

Across Kentucky Promo January 13, 2020 - January 17, 2020
January 9, 2020
Across Kentucky Promo January 13, 2020 - January 17, 2020

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Across Kentucky - January 17, 2020
January 9, 2020
Across Kentucky - January 17, 2020

More than 400 Kentucky Farm Bureau members are heading to Austin, Texas this weekend for the American Farm Bureau Meeting.  Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney talks about the meeting, who will be attending, Kentucky’s impact on the meeting and some potential special guests.

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Across Kentucky - January 16, 2020
January 9, 2020
Across Kentucky - January 16, 2020

Kentucky Pork Producers will gather in Bowling Green Friday and Saturday for their annual convention at the Holiday Inn and Sloane Convention Center.  Executive Director Bonnie Jolly talks about the meeting, the show pig clinic and some of the topics that will be on the agenda.

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