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. We were able to secure additional fiscal year 2016...

Much of the country is thawing out from a long winter. Farmers are making plans for the coming season, and in some regions crops are already in bloom. A big question for many farmers is whether they’ll have enough workers to harvest those crops....

Late Tuesday night the General Assembly adjourned for the ten day veto period and is set to return on Monday, March 23 for the final two days of the 2015 session of the General Assembly. The last two days will be very busy as several conference...

Market Updates
  • Market Closes – April 23, 2015
    CBOT futures closed mixed despite several supportive factors including a weaker US Dollar, stronger energy futures, rising equity indexes and a positive export sales report this morning. Very strong soybean oil futures managed to lift soybean...

  • Market Closes – April 22, 2015
    CBOT futures closed steady to lower with prices testing both sides of unchanged. The main factors on traders’ minds are the expanding cases of H5N5 avian influenza and unfavorable weather for corn. The corn crop is not going to have a quick start...

  • Market Update – April 21, 2015
    CBOT futures are trading mixed at midday. Wheat traded lower at the 830 am opening but soon rallied for most of the morning; today’s gains extend the price increases seen Monday. Support came from Monday afternoon’s crop condition ratings that...