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Kentucky Farm Bureau Announces Winners of Excellence in Ag Literacy and Women's Educational Grant Awards 

Kentucky Farm Bureau Announces Winners of Excellence in Ag Literacy and Women's Educational Grant Awards 

Two Kentuckians are being awarded significant honors from Kentucky Farm Bureau. Leslie McCarty of Montgomery County is the 2019 Women’s Educational Grant winner and Kelly Gates of Hopkins County has been named the Excellence in Ag Literacy recipient.  

Across Kentucky - November 19, 2019
November 12, 2019
Across Kentucky - November 19, 2019

The North American International Livestock Exposition finishes this week with a number of national contests for youth and college students.  North American Assistant Manager Catherine Riley talks about the contests, the participants and where competitors are from.

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Across Kentucky - November 18, 2019
November 12, 2019
Across Kentucky - November 18, 2019

Kentucky Farm Bureau First Vice President Eddie Melton says 2019 has been a great celebration of the 100th anniversary of Kentucky Farm Bureau with culmination to come at the state annual meeting in December.  Melton also thanks legislators for their partnership during a Legislative Appreciation Dinner.

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Market Closes - November 11, 2019
November 11, 2019
Market Closes - November 11, 2019

CBOT futures closed mostly lower with beans and meal leading the way down.  Cattle futures closed moderately higher, but near the day’s highs. Futures were lifted by last Friday’s stronger cash cattle market.  Lean Hog futures closed mixed with December LH down a sharp 82 cents on weaker cash hog prices.

Steve Kelley Honored as the 2019 Kentucky Farm Bureau Farmer of the Year
November 11, 2019
Steve Kelley Honored as the 2019 Kentucky Farm Bureau Farmer of the Year

Steve Kelley of Carlisle County will be honored as the 2019 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) “Farmer of the Year” during the organization’s 100th annual meeting in Louisville in December.

Market Closes - November 7, 2019
November 7, 2019
Market Closes - November 7, 2019

CBOT futures closed widely mixed as soybeans rallied on favorable reports that suggest the US/China Phase 1 deal is on track. Live cattle futures were up slightly and feeder cattle posted moderate gains in the 2020 contracts. Beyond the 47 cent loss in the December LH, lean hog futures closed variably higher.

Down the Backroads: The Resources We Have Around Us That We Never Seem To Use
November 7, 2019
Down the Backroads:  The Resources We Have Around Us That We Never Seem To Use

A good buddy of mine is an automotive technician and works on some of the newest and most technologically advanced vehicles on the road. During a recent conversation, I mentioned to him how surprised I am at the number of automobiles being manufactured these days without turn signals.