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 28, 2015
    CBOT futures closed narrowly mixed. Corn bounced on technical buying as price could break below key chart support. Strong ethanol production figures seem to also support corn price. Wheat traded both sides of unchanged. Old soybean futures held...

  • Market Closes – May 27, 2015
    CBOT futures closed mixed with wheat futures continuing to lead the way down. Wheat futures in the past 3 trading days have lost over half of the May rally. Corn also came under pressure and futures are now testing the contract lows set October 1,...

  • Market Closes – May 26, 2015
    CBOT futures closed mostly lower with wheat down sharply. Following a 3-day weekend, the financial markets set the bearish tone as the US Dollar surged on expectations of US interest rates increasing this year as the economy strengthens. Wheat...