Public Affairs
Louisville, KY (August 7, 2014) – The Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Board of Directors will host U.S. Senate candidates Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) and Mitch McConnell (R) at a “Measure the Candidates” forum on Wednesday, August 20, in...

August Recess Ag Issues Congress will begin their annual August Recess on August 1 where  Senators and Congressmen will be spending time in the state working with constituents on issues important to Kentucky agriculture.  They may be...

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...

Market Updates
  • Market Closes – September 22, 2014
    CBOT futures closed lower under pressure from harvest progress, dry weather, China economic concerns, and weaker outside markets (equities, energy, Treasury yields). All but soybean oil hit new contract lows.  Corn and wheat futures climbed off the...

  • Market Update – September 22, 2014
    CBOT futures are trading lower with the biggest losses in the Soy Complex. General pressure comes from excellent harvest weather and concerns about China’s economy slowing –note the sharp drop in equities, energy futures and Treasury yields....

  • Market Closes – September 19, 2014
    Corn, wheat and soybean futures closed sharply lower and at/near the day’s lows as harvest activity picks up and the US dollar resumes its move higher after yesterday’s 1-day setback. December Corn broke to a new contract low; unfortunately,...