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 30, 2014
    Soybean futures closed lower and near the day’s lows as rain potential seems to be increasing for next week. Corn futures closed steady with a buying surge in the final minutes of trading. Corn benefited from wheat’s strong showing...

  • Market Update – July 30, 2014
    CBOT futures are mixed today with pressure coming from the stronger US dollar(higher interest rate) and expectations of rain in the Corn Belt next week. Wheat is stronger on short-covering following news of a US Wheat sale. Cattle futures are up...

  • Market Closes – July 29, 2014
    CBOT futures fell sharply today as Monday’s weather concerns were calmed somewhat with increased rain chances next week. However, tonight’s NWS 6-10 outlook still calls for below-normal rainfall as well as temperatures. Wheat futures dropped the...