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Kentucky Production Agri-Tech (KPAT) Initiative

Kentucky Production Agri-Tech (KPAT) Initiative

The backbone of Kentucky’s agriculture industry is the existence of family-owned production farms and supporting businesses located in every region of the state. Often small operations, these entities make up the majority of the ag industry in the Commonwealth, therefore representing a significant portion of the state’s overall economic development structure.

Across Kentucky - October 28, 2020
October 28, 2020
Across Kentucky - October 28, 2020

KFB Director of Public Policy Jeff Harper talks about the 2021 General Assembly.

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Market Closes - October 27, 2020
October 27, 2020
Market Closes - October 27, 2020

CBOT futures closed lower and at/near the day’s lows. Cattle futures closed higher today despite weakness in beef values and no cash market activity. Lean hog futures closed slightly higher except for the December LH’s 10-cent loss. 

Market Closes - October 26, 2020
October 26, 2020
Market Closes - October 26, 2020

CBOT futures closed mixed with wheat leading to the downside. Cattle futures ended the day mostly higher with feeders outperforming live cattle. Lean hog futures closed higher and near the day’s highs.

Across Kentucky - October 26, 2020
October 26, 2020
Across Kentucky - October 26, 2020

KFB President Mark Haney discusses the upcoming election.

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Across Kentucky - October 23, 2020
October 23, 2020
Across Kentucky - October 23, 2020

KY Ag Commissioner Ryan Quarles has been elected President of NASDA.

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Market Closes - October 21, 2020
October 21, 2020
Market Closes - October 21, 2020

Corn, soybeans and soybean meal closed strongly higher, led by the meal market. Cattle futures closed mixed with live cattle mostly lower and feeder futures mostly higher. Lean hog futures closed lower and near the day’s lows.