Public Affairs
Louisville, KY (July 23, 2015) – Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) Board of Directors met today with gubernatorial candidates Jack Conway and Matt Bevin to discuss positions on issues affecting the state’s agriculture industry. Conway (D) and Bevin...

Washington, DC., June 11, 2015 – The American Farm Bureau Federation released documents outlining how the EPA’s Waters of the U.S. rule will give the agency sweeping powers to regulate land use despite a body of law clearly prohibiting such...

Washington, D.C., June 10, 2015 –The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee’s passage of a bill to stop the EPA’s Waters of the U.S. Rule shows Congress is listening, even if the EPA won’t. The controversial WOTUS rule gives federal...

Market Updates
  • Market Closes – July 23, 2015
    Today’s KFB Gubernatorial Measure the Candidates Forum may be viewed online at www.kyfb.com/livestream   Please share this link with others. CBOT futures closed mixed but momentum and technical price action are bearish given the generally...

  • Market Closes – July 21, 2015
    The CBOT closed mixed. This week’s crop ratings were unchanged from last week and weather is mostly favorable this week. Corn finished near unchanged. Wheat had large losses due to fund selling amid uncompetitive U.S. wheat prices. Thanks to tight...

  • Market Closes – July 17, 2015
    CBOT futures closed lower with large losses in corn and wheat futures. Markets were pressured by the stronger US dollar and warmer/drier weather forecasts that could help crops (unless it gets too hot during pollination). Wheat extended the...