Public Affairs
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 additional fiscal year 2016...

Much of the country is thawing out from a long winter. Farmers are making plans for the coming season, and in some regions crops are already in bloom. A big question for many farmers is whether they’ll have enough workers to harvest those crops....

Late Tuesday night the General Assembly adjourned for the ten day veto period and is set to return on Monday, March 23 for the final two days of the 2015 session of the General Assembly. The last two days will be very busy as several conference...

Market Updates
  • Market Update – April 17, 2015
    CBOT futures are slightly higher at midday after testing the downside earlier this morning. Again, there’s little news to move prices as farmers look for opportunities to get corn planted. Some progress is being made in the drier, western part of...

  • Market Closes – April 16, 2015
    CBOT futures ended the day mixed with small price changes, if any. Market news was minimal. KC and MGEX wheat set new contract lows and closed poorly with rains beginning to fall in parched areas of Kansas. The US Dollar weakened during the...

  • Market Update – April 16, 2015
    CBOT futures are reversing part of yesterday’s price movement. Wheat futures broke hard during the first 1.5 hours of trading this morning but then bounced back – new lows were set in KC and MGEX. Overall, there’s little news today to move the...