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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 - September 3, 2019
August 29, 2019
Across Kentucky - September 3, 2019

An auctioneer from Fairview sold the Grand Champion Kentucky Country Ham during the 56th Annual Kentucky Farm Bureau Country Ham Breakfast at the Kentucky State Fair.  We meet auctioneer Jonathon Hoover, find out about how it was to sell the ham and learn what gave him his start as an auctioneer. 

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Across Kentucky - September 2, 2019
August 29, 2019
Across Kentucky - September 2, 2019

Central Bank purchased the Grand Champion Kentucky Country Ham during the 56th Annual Kentucky Farm Bureau Country Ham Breakfast at the state fair in August.  Bank President Luther Deaton talks about why the bank purchased the ham and what charities will receive the one million dollar donation.

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Grand Champion Ham Brings Charitable Donation of $1 Million at KFB's 56th Annual Country Ham Breakfast
August 23, 2019
Grand Champion Ham Brings Charitable Donation of $1 Million at KFB's 56th Annual Country Ham Breakfast

This year’s 56th annual Kentucky Farm Bureau Country Ham Breakfast brought in an astounding bid of $1 million for charity. The Grand Champion Country Ham auction is a Kentucky Farm Bureau state fair tradition dating back to 1964.

Across Kentucky August 26, 2019 - August 30, 2019
August 21, 2019
Across Kentucky August 26, 2019 - August 30, 2019

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Across Kentucky - August 30, 2019
August 21, 2019
Across Kentucky - August 30, 2019

A Todd County woman, who grew up on a dairy cattle farm, has now found her place in agriculture.  We meet Mary Beth Shackleford-Tomica, talk about her start in farming, her career with the Farm Service Agency and why she loves agriculture.

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Across Kentucky - August 29, 2019
August 21, 2019
Across Kentucky - August 29, 2019

A Hancock County man left the Kentucky State Fair with a nice check after weighing in the largest pumpkin at the fair.  Nick McCaslin talks about how big the pumpkin was, how he grew it and how he got the pumpkin out of the field and to the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville.  

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