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Leadership Elected for Kentucky Farm Bureau's

Leadership Elected for Kentucky Farm Bureau's "Generation Bridge Committee"

Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) has released the names of individuals elected to lead its new initiative, Generation Bridge. Amanda Gajdzik of Shelby County has been elected chair, Tammy White of Union County is vice chair, and Sarah Beth Guffey from Clinton County is secretary of this newly formed committee.

Market Closes - October 12, 2020
October 12, 2020
Market Closes - October 12, 2020

The corn and soy complex futures contracts closed sharply lower on profit-taking on forecasts for some rain in South America and a lack of export sales announcements this morning.  Cattle futures closed lower with live cattle suffering the biggest losses.  Lean Hog futures closed slightly lower and mid-range.

Across Kentucky - October 12, 2020
October 12, 2020
Across Kentucky - October 12, 2020

KY 4-H President Landry Woodrum says 4-H succeeds with hands on learning.

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Across Kentucky - October 9, 2020
October 9, 2020
Across Kentucky - October 9, 2020

UK's Dr. Deborah Reed says mental health stress is a serious threat to Kentucky farmers.

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Market Closes - October 7, 2020
October 7, 2020
Market Closes - October 7, 2020

CBOT futures closed mostly higher as many corn, bean and wheat contracts traded new highs. Cattle futures closed higher with live cattle supported by higher cash prices and firm boxed beef. Lean hog futures closed higher, supported by higher pork cutouts and LH futures discount to the cash market.

Across Kentucky - October 7, 2020
October 7, 2020
Across Kentucky - October 7, 2020

Secretary of State Michael Adams discusses the upcoming election and ways to vote.

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Market Closes - October 6, 2020
October 6, 2020
Market Closes - October 6, 2020

Grain and soy complex futures closed strongly higher but well off the day’s highs.  Live cattle edged higher while feeder cattle futures were hit hard by rising CBOT futures.  Lean hog futures closed higher with the nearby October and December LH posting the best gains.