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Statement from KFB President Mark Haney: Repeal of the 2015 Waters of the United States Rule

Statement from KFB President Mark Haney: Repeal of the 2015 Waters of the United States Rule

Repeal of the 2015 Waters of the United States rule is a victory for clean water and clear rules. As farmers, we share the goal of protecting the nation’s water, but the 2015 Waters of the United States rule was unreasonable and unworkable. It made conservation more difficult and created huge liabilities for farmers.

Across Kentucky - August 2, 2019
July 24, 2019
Across Kentucky - August 2, 2019

More than forty Kentucky Farm Bureau members were part of the Roadside Farm Market Tour that made stops in Eastern Kentucky and West Virginia in late June.  Roadside Farm Market Advisory Committee Chairman David Chappell from Owen County talks about the tour, what people saw, what they learned and what he and others will take back to their operation.

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Across Kentucky - August 1, 2019
July 24, 2019
Across Kentucky - August 1, 2019

Lake Cumberland 4-H Camp Director Krystal Johnson says not only does camp touch the youth who attend each year, the staff and leaders get to watch the campers learn and grow.  Johnson talks about what camp means to her, how many people it takes to make camp happen each year and what is the most exciting part for her.

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Across Kentucky - July 31, 2019
July 24, 2019
Across Kentucky - July 31, 2019

Four Kentucky 4-H Camps offer youth a chance to learn life skills, leadership and other lessons each summer.  Lake Cumberland Camp Director Krystal Johnson talks about 4-H Camp, where campers come from, what they do and how the camps impact their lives.

 
Across Kentucky - July 30, 2019
July 24, 2019
Across Kentucky - July 30, 2019

Cattlemen from across the state are involved in a variety of training and leadership opportunities this summer.  Kentucky Cattleman’s Association Director Dave Maples talks about the Summer Forage Tour, the youth summer camp, the Junior Leadership Conference and the Kentucky State Fair.

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Across Kentucky - July 29, 2019
July 24, 2019
Across Kentucky - July 29, 2019

Kentucky Farm Bureau hosted the Kentucky Governor’s Measure The Candidates Forum Wednesday, July 17, at the home office in Louisville.  Farm Bureau President Mark Haney talks about the timeliness of the forums, when they are held, the topics discussed and the importance of Farm Bureau members becoming involved.

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Market Closes - July 22, 2019
July 22, 2019
Market Closes - July 22, 2019

CBOT futures closed significantly lower on a lack of export demand and non-threatening weather (moderate temperatures, although less rainy).  Cattle futures closed higher and near the day’s highs. Cattle were supported by ideas last week’s weakness has run its course. This was aided by Friday’s generally “price neutral” Cattle on Feed Report and the mid-year Cattle inventory report.