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Down the Backroads: Unfamiliar Places Provide Familiar Feelings

Down the Backroads: Unfamiliar Places Provide Familiar Feelings

I have been blessed with the opportunity to travel quite a bit around our beautiful state and often I have visited places that seemed more special than others, even though I had never been there before.

Across Kentucky - May 10, 2021
May 10, 2021
Across Kentucky - May 10, 2021

KFB First Vice President Eddie Melton says farmers need to openly discuss their position on climate policy.

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Across Kentucky - May 7, 2021
May 7, 2021
Across Kentucky - May 7, 2021

KFB President Mark Haney says farmers and ranchers are concerned about proposed changes in estate taxes.

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Market Closes - May 6, 2021
May 6, 2021
Market Closes - May 6, 2021

CBOT futures continue to march higher as the bull run isn’t finding any fences to hold it back. Live cattle closed higher while feeder futures finished in the red. Lean hog futures closed mostly higher but little changed. 

Market Closes - May 5, 2021
May 5, 2021
Market Closes - May 5, 2021

With no change in Brazil’s weather forecast and the tight old-crop corn and soybean supplies in the U.S., the futures markets marched higher. Cattle futures closed higher as the June LC’s $5-6 discount to cash brought in bargain hunters. Lean hog futures closed higher on stronger cash hog prices, firm pork values and bullish optimism. 

Across Kentucky - May 5, 2021
May 5, 2021
Across Kentucky - May 5, 2021

KFB Insurance CEO John Sparrow says the Clays for a Cause event is helping battle food insecurity in the state.

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Market Closes - May 4, 2021
May 4, 2021
Market Closes - May 4, 2021

CBOT futures closed sharply higher led by old-crop corn futures. Cattle futures closed sharply lower with feeders magnifying the loss in LC due to corn’s huge rally. In contrast to cattle, the lean hog market closed higher across the board with summer contracts leading the way.