Public Affairs
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 full funding of the Breathitt...

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...

Market Updates
  • Market Closes – April 24, 2014
    Corn and Wheat traveled similar paths today with much different closing price changes.  Both sold off at the 830 am CT opening of electronic trade, began to rally a half hour later, peaked about 10:15 am and moved lower the rest of the day. In...

  • Market Update – April 24, 2014
    Wheat futures are leading the CBOT higher as the southern Plains doesn’t look to receive “saving” rains anytime soon and the Ukraine situation is looking more tense which could interrupt exports/production from that region.  Corn continues...

  • Market Closes – April 23, 2014
    Except for old-crop soy futures, CBOT futures closed higher today.  Unfavorable weather outlooks for the next two weeks probably offered support.  Tonight’s 6-14 day NWS outlook shows the Plains will have below normal rainfall and the area east...