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Statement from Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney on Defense of Environment and Property Act of 2021

Statement from Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney on Defense of Environment and Property Act of 2021

“We offer our thanks to Senator Rand Paul for introducing the Defense of Environment and Property Act of 2021 as we look forward to the clarity such legislation would bring to the Waters of the U.S. issue."

Across Kentucky - May 5, 2021
May 5, 2021
Across Kentucky - May 5, 2021

KFB Insurance CEO John Sparrow says the Clays for a Cause event is helping battle food insecurity in the state.

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Market Closes - May 4, 2021
May 4, 2021
Market Closes - May 4, 2021

CBOT futures closed sharply higher led by old-crop corn futures. Cattle futures closed sharply lower with feeders magnifying the loss in LC due to corn’s huge rally. In contrast to cattle, the lean hog market closed higher across the board with summer contracts leading the way. 

Kentucky Selling Farmers Tax Credit Program
May 4, 2021
Kentucky Selling Farmers Tax Credit Program

Beginning farmers have faced a very familiar obstacle for years, possibly decades, that being the ability to obtain the production farmland they need to be competitive and profitable; the ole, “You can’t make money without land to farm, and you can’t get the land to farm, without money,” issue.

Candid Conversation with Renee Carrico, KFB Livestock and Environmental Field Specialist
May 4, 2021
Candid Conversation with Renee Carrico, KFB Livestock and Environmental Field Specialist

KFB Candid Conversation presents a discussion about the topical issues related to KFB priorities, the agricultural industry, and rural communities, in a question and answer format. In this column, Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation’s newest member, Renee Carrico discusses her role as Livestock and Environmental Field Specialist and some of the things she will be doing in this new position.

May is Beef Month!
May 4, 2021
May is Beef Month!

As campaigns to promote May as National Beef Month begin to roll out across the nation, it goes without saying that the Kentucky beef cattle industry has become one of the best in the country. The Commonwealth has the largest beef cow herd east of the Mississippi and the eighth largest nationally, with approximately one million beef cows. 

Kentucky, Other States Advised of 19-Month Extension of REAL ID Enforcement Deadline
May 4, 2021
Kentucky, Other States Advised of 19-Month Extension of REAL ID Enforcement Deadline

Gov. Andy Beshear announced today that Kentucky and other states have been advised by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security that full enforcement of the REAL ID Act is being extended by 19 months.