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 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....

  • Market Update – July 21, 2014
    CBOT futures are lower as U.S. growing conditions are excellent and extended forecasts don’t show any problems. Corn and wheat futures are technically weak, hitting new contract lows. November Soybeans are testing last week’s contract...

  • Market Closes – July 18, 2014
    U.S. markets of all types appeared to shrug off the Ukraine/Russia and Israel situations as significant risks to economies, trade and prices. Fundamentals for ag commodities are bearish into 2015 and SP500 corporate earnings reports have been better...