Public Affairs
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...

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...

Market Updates
  • Market Closes – August 1, 2014
    Corn and soybean futures were weighed down by the expectations that beneficial rains will arrive by mid-week. Corn futures set new contract lows today. The spec funds are likely still long Corn futures so have lots of selling power. Although...

  • Market Closes – July 30, 2014
    Soybean futures closed lower and near the day’s lows as rain potential seems to be increasing for next week. Corn futures closed steady with a buying surge in the final minutes of trading. Corn benefited from wheat’s strong showing...

  • Market Update – July 30, 2014
    CBOT futures are mixed today with pressure coming from the stronger US dollar(higher interest rate) and expectations of rain in the Corn Belt next week. Wheat is stronger on short-covering following news of a US Wheat sale. Cattle futures are up...