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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. 

Market Closes - September 23, 2020
September 23, 2020
Market Closes - September 23, 2020

Except for soybean meal, CBOT futures closed lower with wheat and soybean oil leading the way down. Cattle futures closed higher but remain below recent highs. Lean hog futures closed stronger in the October LH contract but slightly weaker in April 2021-forward contracts.

Across Kentucky - September 23, 2020
September 23, 2020
Across Kentucky - September 23, 2020

KFB 1st Vice President Eddie Melton says farm vehicle regulations are on line.

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Market Closes - September 22, 2020
September 22, 2020
Market Closes - September 22, 2020

CBOT futures closed mixed after trading some wide ranges. Cattle futures opened higher but closed lower with feeder futures ending near the day’s lows. Lean hog futures closed higher, in the upper range, and more than erasing Monday’s losses. 

Across Kentucky - September 21, 2020
September 21, 2020
Across Kentucky - September 21, 2020

KDA Safety Director Dale Dobson discusses grain bin safety.

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Across Kentucky - August 18, 2020
September 18, 2020
Across Kentucky - August 18, 2020

Lawrenceburg's James R. "Buddy" Smith has received the 2020 Leopold Conservation Award.

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Market Closes - September 17, 2020
September 17, 2020
Market Closes - September 17, 2020

CBOT futures closed sharply higher and high-range on support from strong weekly export sales and a sizable daily soybean export sale to China.  Cattle futures closed mostly lower on weak boxed beef values and October LC’s premium to cash.  Lean hog futures closed higher with large gains in the front months.