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 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,...

  • Market Update – September 18, 2014
    CBOT futures are lower and near the day’s lowest price. The US dollar is down .3% but this is just a correction in the long-term trend higher. Nearly all commodities are trading lower today with oil and metals down sharply. Gold hit a new low for...

  • Market Closes – September 15, 2014
    CBOT futures started the day lower as frost damage in the northern states was less than feared. Prices then rallied on some corn and soybean export sales. The strong soybean oil market lifted soybean futures. Soybean oil futures rose last week on a...