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 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...

  • Market Closes – July 24, 2014
    Grain and livestock futures experienced more price volatility today than was seen earlier this week. This indicates more uncertainty as to what the “correct” price is for current supply-demand conditions. Soybeans led the market today, adding to...

  • Market Update – July 24, 2014
    Soybean and soymeal futures are strongly higher, supported by good export demand and concerns about a drier forecast. Corn and wheat futures rallied very early today with the soy complex, but fell sharply between 830 and 930 am with December Corn...