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 additional fiscal year 2016...

Much of the country is thawing out from a long winter. Farmers are making plans for the coming season, and in some regions crops are already in bloom. A big question for many farmers is whether they’ll have enough workers to harvest those crops....

Late Tuesday night the General Assembly adjourned for the ten day veto period and is set to return on Monday, March 23 for the final two days of the 2015 session of the General Assembly. The last two days will be very busy as several conference...

Market Updates
  • Market Closes – May 18, 2015
    CBOT futures closed higher but well off the day’s highs which were set around 10:30 am CDT for corn and wheat, but early morning in soybeans. Corn and wheat futures closed the trading day with gains shrinking. Wheat performed best with...

  • Market Update – May 18, 2015
    CBOT futures are nearly all higher lead by sharp advances in wheat caused by short-covering and new buying related to unfavorable weather. The southern Plains have gone from drought to excessive wetness in areas which may degrade the quality of the...

  • Market Update – May 15, 2015
    CBOT futures are mostly lower. Futures traded higher overnight but have mostly been moving downward since sunrise. Corn, beans and meal are near the day’s lows; wheat is 3-4 cents off the bottom. Outside markets are slightly negative and traders...