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KFB President Mark Haney's Statement on Waters of the U.S. Rule

KFB President Mark Haney's Statement on Waters of the U.S. Rule

As we move forward in our advocacy efforts related to water resource issues, I want to point out that the revised Waters of the US (WOTUS) rule has been posted on the Federal Register. I can’t tell you how important it is to have our voices heard regarding this matter, and how vital it has been for our farmers and ranchers to get this revised rule.

Across Kentucky – February 15, 2019
February 7, 2019
Across Kentucky – February 15, 2019

Murray State University’s Hutson School of Agriculture is continuing to attract more than 1.000 agriculture students every semester.  Dean Dr. Tony Brannon talks about the 2018-19 school year, new faculty members and the industrial hemp research the university has been involved in during the past five years.

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Across Kentucky – February 14, 2019
February 7, 2019
Across Kentucky – February 14, 2019

A grant from the Gimbel Foundation will help compensate Kentucky farmers who sell produce to help feed the hungry in partnership with the Kentucky Association of Food Banks.  Program Director Sarah Vaughn talks about the grant program, what farmers can sell and how they can apply to participate this year.

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Across Kentucky – February 13, 2019
February 7, 2019
Across Kentucky – February 13, 2019

The Kentucky Soybean Board is using checkoff dollars to help promote the use of soybeans, conduct research and look for new ways to utilize soybeans.  Kentucky Soybean Board Chairman Ryan Bivins talks about how the money is used, what return farmers can see and how the work in Kentucky integrates with the United Soybean Board.

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Across Kentucky – February 12, 2019
February 7, 2019
Across Kentucky – February 12, 2019

The National Farm Machinery Show has become a tradition for many people who have been attending for a number of years.  Kentucky Exposition Center Communications Director Ian Cox says this year’s show will feature product introductions, renewing of acquaintances, competitive tractor pulls and a different way to celebrate Valentines day. 

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Across Kentucky – February 11, 2019
February 7, 2019
Across Kentucky – February 11, 2019

The National Farm Machinery Show kicks off Wednesday at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville.  Kentucky Venues President and CEO David Beck previews the National Farm Machinery Show, talks about what people can see and the important connection the show makes between rural and urban people.

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Market Closes - February 6, 2019
February 6, 2019
Market Closes - February 6, 2019

CBOT futures again closed narrowly mixed as traders wait for USDA’s reports on Friday which will dump data on grain stocks, crop size and demand estimates (for U.S. and the World). Cattle futures closed slightly lower after testing the positive side of unchanged. Lean Hog futures closed lower and near the day’s lows on weakness in the pork market amid heavy slaughter.