Public Affairs
On Friday, January 9, the 2015 General Assembly completed their organizational session and adjourned until February 3, 2015. During the first four days of the session, both the House and Senate elected their respective party leadership. Committee...

The 2015 Session of the Kentucky General Assembly is set to begin tomorrow, January 6 with Part I and adjourn of Friday, January 9. Part II of the session will convene on Tuesday February 3 and adjourn on Monday, March 9. The General Assembly will...

The mid-term elections are over. No doubt you’re as relieved as I am to see the campaign ads fade away. Now the holidays are already upon us. As we celebrate with friends and family, it’s a good time to pause, look back and give thanks for the...

Market Updates
  • Market Closes – January 30, 2015
    CBOT futures closed lower except for soybean oil – which has dropped 10 percent over the past two weeks. CBOT was pressured from weak economic data, deflation in the EU and technical selling as many contracts moved to new lows. Soybeans and meal...

  • Market Update – January 30, 2015
    Except for a bounce in soybean oil futures, the CBOT is all red numbers today. General economic news (read below) is casting a bearish tone. Long liquidation is continuing in corn. Corn, soybean and Chicago Wheat futures have dropped to new lows for...

  • Market Closes – January 29, 2015
    CBOT futures closed mixed with most contracts seeing small changes. Weighing on the markets were both a firmer US Dollar and a morning drop in crude oil futures. Corn saw continued fund liquidation due to prices trading below the 100-day moving...