Public Affairs
Today marks the 56th legislative day.  Budget conferees from the House and Senate are working on coming up with an agreement on the differences they have on the state budget.  It is unclear when negotiations will be complete, which could affect...

Today marks the 46th legislative day, so there are only 14 days remaining in the 2014 regular session.  Yesterday the House passed their version of the state budget (HB 235) by a vote of 53-46.  To view the vote click here. Some of the...

Today marks the forty first legislative day of the 2014 session of the Kentucky General Assembly. To date there have been a total of 470 Senate bills and resolutions and 749 House bills and resolutions introduced.  The last day to introduce a House...

Market Updates
  • Market Closes – April 15, 2014
    The early morning strength in the soy complex was supercharged at 11 am CT when NOPA released a bullish, better-than-expected soybean crush report – 153.8 million bushels crushed in March is a record high for this month and exceeded average trade...

  • Market Update – April 15, 2014
    CBOT futures are mixed with old-crop soybean and meal contracts posting strong gains from the ongoing tightness in U.S. supplies until 2014 harvest. Futures have been somewhat volatile this morning as traders try to figure out what factors are most...

  • Market Closes – April 14, 2014
    CBOT futures closed strongly higher on fund buying as rising tensions in the Ukraine concern traders, as does the slow beginning to corn planting, which this week’s cold weather will not improve. Tonight’s sub-freezing temperatures in the...