Public Affairs
Today marks the 56th legislative day.  Budget conferees from the House and Senate are working on coming up with an agreement on the differences they have on the state budget.  It is unclear when negotiations will be complete, which could affect...

Today marks the 46th legislative day, so there are only 14 days remaining in the 2014 regular session.  Yesterday the House passed their version of the state budget (HB 235) by a vote of 53-46.  To view the vote click here. Some of the...

Today marks the forty first legislative day of the 2014 session of the Kentucky General Assembly. To date there have been a total of 470 Senate bills and resolutions and 749 House bills and resolutions introduced.  The last day to introduce a House...

Market Updates
  • Market Closes – April 17, 2014
    CBOT futures closed mostly lower going into the 3-day weekend.  Warmer weather should increase corn planting although rainfall is expected to be above normal.  Soy futures dropped on fund selling as traders took profits.  China’s apparent...

  • Market Update – April 17, 2014
    Corn and soybean futures traded higher overnight but have been selling off during the morning trade.  Soybeans hit new contract highs before reversing lower. Traders may be lightening their positions ahead of the 3-day Easter weekend. There’s...

  • Market Closes – April 16, 2014
    Tonight’s 6-10, 8-14 day NWS outlook shows above normal temperatures east of the Rockies. Above normal rainfall is expected from the central Corn Belt down through central Texas. Visit NWS site. CBOT futures moved sharply in opposite directions...