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 Update – August 29, 2014
    CBOT futures are mostly lower with Thursday’s gains wiped out. Soybean oil fell to new contract lows on the weakness in global vegoil prices, especially palm oil. Traders will monitor the geo-political environment (Britain raised its terror threat...

  • Market Closes – August 28, 2014
    CBOT futures closed mostly higher except for the volatile September Soybean contract. Wheat was the early leader on concerns about the Ukraine/Russia conflict. However, wheat closed 7-8 cents off the day’s highs, but has positive technicals that...

  • Market Update – August 28, 2014
    Wheat futures are leading the CBOT higher on concerns that Russia is invading Ukraine and impact wheat exports from the Black Sea region. Given that the funds are short wheat futures, this uncertainty is driving short-covering and could encourage...