Public Affairs
EPA “Waters of the U.S.” Proposed Rule September 26, 2014 ACTION ALERT: Submit Comments Now ISSUE:  Congress passed the Clean Water Act in 1972, with the goal of improving water quality across the nation.  To achieve that goal, the CWA...

Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) Proposed Rule The proposed “Waters of the U.S.” rule from EPA and the US Army Corps of Engineers would change the regulatory environment by essentially redefining waters of the U.S. by circumventing the term...

Louisville, KY (August 7, 2014) – The Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Board of Directors will host U.S. Senate candidates Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) and Mitch McConnell (R) at a “Measure the Candidates” forum on Wednesday, August 20, in...

Market Updates
  • Market Closes – September 24, 2014
    CBOT futures closed higher as funds were buyers given the “oversold” conditions. Going into the end of month and quarter, it appears traders are reluctant to press futures lower. By October, the oversold condition could be relieved somewhat and...

  • Market Update – September 24, 2014
    CBOT futures are trading higher led by the Wheat markets. Wheat futures are supported by short-covering (trading funds are huge shorts) and some export business. Corn is also bouncing off new contract lows on technical buying. A continued surge in...

  • Market Closes – September 23, 2014
    CBOT futures closed mostly lower with new contract lows hit in nearby corn, soybeans, soybean meal and July’15 Chicago Wheat. Corn futures closed near the day’s lows while soybeans and wheat finished 4-5 cents off the bottom. Prices were...