Public Affairs
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...

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...

Coming on the heels of the long-awaited passage of a farm bill, this year’s Congressional Tour had a more positive tone as dozens of KFB members from throughout the state mingled with the state’s delegation. With the new farm bill in place, KFB...

Market Updates
  • Market Closes – July 29, 2014
    CBOT futures fell sharply today as Monday’s weather concerns were calmed somewhat with increased rain chances next week. However, tonight’s NWS 6-10 outlook still calls for below-normal rainfall as well as temperatures. Wheat futures dropped the...

  • Market Update – July 29, 2014
    CBOT futures are significantly lower and near the day’s lows. The sell-off began overnight in electronic trading. Negative factors include some technical resistance levels, forecasters adding more rain to the extended forecasts, and negative...

  • Market Closes – July 28, 2014
    The downside of the persistent below-normal temperatures is becoming apparent – a lack of rain. The weather pattern is stuck with a cool, dry area over most of the Corn Belt. Consequently, traders are beginning to buy corn and soybean futures on...