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President's Column:  Grassroots, The Foundation of Farm Bureau

President's Column: Grassroots, The Foundation of Farm Bureau

Whenever I have been asked to describe what Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) is about or how it operates, I always begin with one word: “grassroots.”

If you have been around this organization as long as I have, that word comes up often and we never want to lose sight of how important it really is.

Market Closes - July 9, 2020
July 9, 2020
Market Closes - July 9, 2020

Corn and soybean futures closed slightly higher but well below the day’s highs and ended in the lower half of the trading range. Live cattle and feeder cattle futures closed slightly higher but faded from the day’s highs set in the 11 a.m. hour. Lean hog futures made big gains today following an 8-day bottoming process.

Across Kentucky - July 8, 2020
July 8, 2020
Across Kentucky - July 8, 2020

KFB National Affairs Director Emily Buckman says Federal CFAP assistance is available now.

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Market Closes - July 7, 2020
July 7, 2020
Market Closes - July 7, 2020

CBOT futures closed narrowly mixed but generally from the middle to lower part of the day’s trading range. Cattle futures closed steady to lower as cash markets and beef values held near steady.  Lean hog futures closed slightly lower but well of the day’s lows set soon after the market opened.

Open Letter to Governor Andy Beshear
July 6, 2020
Open Letter to Governor Andy Beshear

There is no doubt that helping usher the agriculture industry forward with technology should be a priority for Kentucky's elected officials, but how you go about it matters.

Across Kentucky - July 6, 2020
July 6, 2020
Across Kentucky - July 6, 2020

Arlan Suderman with StoneX says crop prices rallied on smaller acreage forecasts.

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Across Kentucky - July 3, 2020
July 3, 2020
Across Kentucky - July 3, 2020

KFB Farmer-Veteran Alvina Maynard encourages shopping for Homegrown By Heroes.

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