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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 12, 2021
May 12, 2021
Across Kentucky - May 12, 2021

Kentucky's Ann Margaret Hughes experienced first hand the cruel reality of the death tax.

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Market Closes - May 11, 2021
May 11, 2021
Market Closes - May 11, 2021

In somewhat of a surprise, CBOT futures closed higher, recovering a good share of yesterday’s losses. Cattle futures closed higher with live cattle outperforming the feeders. Lean hog futures closed lower with summer contracts leading the way. 

Market Closes - May 10, 2021
May 10, 2021
Market Closes - May 10, 2021

Most CBOT futures closed sharply lower with new-crop corn and all three wheat exchanges leading the way downward. Cattle futures closed sharply higher with feeder cattle benefitting from the sharp drop in CBOT futures. Lean hog futures closed mixed with May-October lower and the deferred contracts higher.

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.