Public Affairs
Louisville, KY (July 23, 2015) – Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) Board of Directors met today with gubernatorial candidates Jack Conway and Matt Bevin to discuss positions on issues affecting the state’s agriculture industry. Conway (D) and Bevin...

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...

Market Updates
  • Market Closes – August 25, 2015
    CBOT futures closed mixed again today with prices moving opposite to Monday’s market. Nearly all markets were very volatile again today. U.S. equities were up big at the opening, but sold off sharply in the last hour of trading to close lower....

  • Market Closes – August 24, 2015
    CBOT futures closed mixed but well off the morning lows caused by the huge selloff in the financial and energy markets. A large drop in the value of the US dollar encouraged buyers but soybean futures finished on the negative side since China is...

  • Market Update – August 24, 2015
    Today’s financial and commodity markets have been extremely volatile with huge losses posted earlier this morning. The market’s worry about China’s economy and the risk of global economic problems carried over the weekend and was magnified by...