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

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

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture issued a record number of industrial hemp permits that allows a record acreage to be grown.  Kentucky Ag Commissioner Ryan Quarles talks about the number of permits, the acreage, the number of potential new industrial manufacturers and writing new regulations following the 2018 Farm Bill signing.

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Across Kentucky - January 31, 2019
January 24, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 31, 2019

Kentucky is home to 2019 American Soybean Association President Davie Stevens of Wingo.  President Stevens talks about serving as the leader of the American Soybean Association, the role of the organization and some of his goals for his term as President.

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Across Kentucky - January 30, 2019
January 24, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 30, 2019

Most all Kentucky farmers will be within close proximity of a Dicamba training session this Spring.  University of Kentucky Weed Specialist Dr. Travis Leglighter talks about the upcoming sessions, what will be covered and importance of proper training and application.

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Across Kentucky - January 29, 2019
January 24, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 29, 2019

Farmers who use Dicamba herbicides this year are facing some changes in application requirements being imposed by the Environmental Protection Agency.   University of Kentucky Weed Specialist Dr. Travis Leglighter details the changes will be in place this year.  

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Across Kentucky - January 28, 2019
January 24, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 28, 2019

The deadline to apply for the second round of Market Facilitation Program payments through the Farm Service Agency Office has been extended due to the government shutdown.  Kentucky FSA Director Brian Lacefield talks about the length of the sign-up period, the reporting deadline and other programs affected by the shutdown that began in late December.

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