Public Affairs
WASHINGTON, D.C., July 17, 2014–The American Farm Bureau Federation last night released to Congress a comprehensive document that responds, point by point, to numerous inaccurate and misleading comments made about the Environmental Protection...

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 full funding of the Breathitt...

Coming on the heels of the long-awaited passage of a farm bill, this year’s Congressional Tour had a more positive tone as dozens of KFB members from throughout the state mingled with the state’s delegation. With the new farm bill in place, KFB...

Market Updates
  • Market Update – July 24, 2014
    Soybean and soymeal futures are strongly higher, supported by good export demand and concerns about a drier forecast. Corn and wheat futures rallied very early today with the soy complex, but fell sharply between 830 and 930 am with December Corn...

  • Market Closes – July 23, 2014
    CBOT futures closed higher led by soybeans and meal. Strong export demand and a firm cash market caused a short-covering rally back near Tuesday’s highs. Although forecasts still call for cool weather, there is growing attention to a lack of...

  • Market Closes – July 21, 2014
    Due to favorable growing conditions and weather forecasts for the main Corn Belt, CBOT futures gapped lower when trade opened Sunday night. December Corn and November Soybeans left the gaps open with corn futures moving to new contract lows....