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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 5, 2019
January 31, 2019
Across Kentucky - February 5, 2019

Kentucky farmers can nominate school districts to receive a grant through the America's Farmers Grow Rural Education Program.  Coordinator Erin Glarner describes the program, how farmers can nominate a school district, how grant funds have been used previously in Kentucky and other details.  

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Across Kentucky - February 4, 2019
January 31, 2019
Across Kentucky - February 4, 2019

A central Kentucky farmer says 2018 wound up on a positive note, but had it's challenges.  Ryan Bivins from Hodgensville talks about his farming operation, some of the challenges in 2018, why he enjoys farming and his involvement in the agriculture industry.

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Kentucky Farm Bureau Hosts Young Farmer Leadership Conference in Lexington
January 30, 2019
Kentucky Farm Bureau Hosts Young Farmer Leadership Conference in Lexington

More than 300 young farmers and farm families from across Kentucky are expected to gather this weekend for the Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Young Farmer Leadership Conference at the Embassy Suites in Lexington.

Market Closes - January 28, 2019
January 28, 2019
Market Closes - January 28, 2019

CBOT futures closed narrowly mixed. After trading higher overnight, futures were sold aggressively after opening at 830 am CT.  Market factors today included some improvement in South American rain prospects and the upcoming Wed-Thursday US/China trade meeting. Cattle futures closed slightly higher, despite last Friday’s lower boxed beef values and $1-2/cwt lower cash cattle prices.

Market Closes - January 24, 2019
January 24, 2019
Market Closes - January 24, 2019

CBOT futures closed narrowly mixed with little new fundamentals to trade on. Weighing on the market was a stronger US Dollar and a negative comment regarding a possible China trade deal from Commerce Secretary Ross. LC and FC futures closed higher except for Feb/Apr LC, and closed near the day’s highs.  

Across Kentucky Promo January 28, 2019 - February 1, 2019
January 24, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo January 28, 2019 - February 1, 2019

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