Public Affairs
Louisville, KY (July 23, 2015) – Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) Board of Directors met today with gubernatorial candidates Jack Conway and Matt Bevin to discuss positions on issues affecting the state’s agriculture industry. Conway (D) and Bevin...

Washington, DC., June 11, 2015 – The American Farm Bureau Federation released documents outlining how the EPA’s Waters of the U.S. rule will give the agency sweeping powers to regulate land use despite a body of law clearly prohibiting such...

Washington, D.C., June 10, 2015 –The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee’s passage of a bill to stop the EPA’s Waters of the U.S. Rule shows Congress is listening, even if the EPA won’t. The controversial WOTUS rule gives federal...

Market Updates
  • Market Closes – September 2, 2015
    CBOT futures closed mostly lower today with KC and MGE wheat hitting new contract lows. Corn and soybean futures sold off through mid-morning but then rallied into the closing bell and finished near mid-range. Weighing on prices were favorable...

  • Market Closes – September 1, 2015
    CBOT futures closed mostly lower (except Chicago Wheat) due in part from the bearish outside markets. U.S. equities and energy futures fell sharply today on negative economic news out of China overnight. Last night’s crop condition ratings held...

  • Market Update – August 28, 2015
    CBOT futures are trading mixed on a general lack of market news. Since Monday’s volatile price day, CBOT futures have generally stayed within that day’s price ranges. The exception is soybean oil which today is breaking above Monday’s highs as...