Public Affairs
Kentucky Farm Bureau was involved in many pieces of legislation this session supporting, opposing, and monitoring bills.  We were able to secure passage of several of our priority issues this year. The Kentucky General Assembly passed legislation...

This morning House and Senate budget conferees announced they have reached an impasse in negotiations on the state budget. The disagreement seems to be over cuts to higher education and the amount of money to contribute to the state pension systems....

Today marks the fifty-fifth legislative day of the 2016 session of the Kentucky General Assembly.  The Senate passed their version of the State Budget (HB 303) on Wednesday, March 23 by a vote of 27-2.  The State Budget Conference Committee will...

Market Updates
  • Market Closes – May 3, 2016 Market Updates 3

    CBOT futures traded higher overnight, but sold off once markets reopened at 830 am CT. Futures were pressured by the strengthening US Dollar which reversed the downward trend in place the past 2 months; the weaker US$ helped fuel the rise […]

  • Market Closes – May 2, 2016 corn

    CBOT futures closed generally steady except for the soy complex which saw a very strong soybean meal market lead soybeans higher; a 2% drop in soybean oil futures limited soybean’s gains. Soybean oil has been selling off the past 10 trading […]

  • Market Closes – April 21, 2016 Market Updates 5

    CBOT futures closed mostly lower except for strong gains in old-crop soybean and soybean meal contracts. Corn and wheat rallied overnight with soybeans, but they sold off from 7 am to 9 am, followed by a rally into midday. That’s when […]