Public Affairs
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...

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...

Market Updates
  • Market Closes – June 25, 2015
    CBOT futures closed sharply higher on huge short-covering by the speculative funds. As futures break through chart resistance levels and wet weather/forecasts portend declining crop condition ratings on Monday, there’s less selling interest. The...

  • Market Closes – June 24, 2015
    CBOT futures closed mostly lower after trading higher in the morning. Prices broke from the day’s highs after 12:30 pm CT. Soybean, soymeal and wheat contracts finished near the day’s lows. Soybean oil futures closed strongly but well off the...

  • Market Closes – June 23, 2015
    CBOT futures closed mixed with corn and wheat closing strongly higher against a steady soybean market. This price action trimmed a little off the Bean/Corn ratio. Soybeans opened higher Monday evening but drifted lower overnight, fell abruptly when...