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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 16, 2019
September 12, 2019
Across Kentucky - September 16, 2019

The University of Kentucky Grain and Forage Center of Excellence will officially open this week at the U.K. Research and Education Center in Princeton.  Center Director Dr. Chad Lee talks about the building, what visitors will see and how the building will benefit students and the community.

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Market Closes - September 11, 2019
September 11, 2019
Market Closes - September 11, 2019

CBOT futures traded higher in follow-through on Tuesday’s rally but closed lower. Market direction may hinge on tomorrow’s USDA Production report for corn and soybeans. Live Cattle and Feeder Cattle futures closed strongly higher – for the second straight day.  Lean hog futures closed lower with the nearby October LH contract down sharply.

Grain Crops Update: Exponential Production Increases Seen Over Past Four Decades
September 10, 2019
Grain Crops Update: Exponential Production Increases Seen Over Past Four Decades

There is no doubt that Kentucky’s agricultural industry has changed dramatically over the past several years going from a tobacco-dominant ag economy to one of the most diverse agricultural environments in the country. One area that has seen exponential growth is grain production

Kentucky Farm Bureau Day at the State Fair: A $1 Million Ham Takes Centerstage
September 10, 2019
Kentucky Farm Bureau Day at the State Fair: A $1 Million Ham Takes Centerstage

Another Kentucky State Fair is in the books, and, as usual, it proved to be a great event from the opening Commodity Appreciation Breakfast to the final concert.

President's Column: Water, a Precious Kentucky Resource
September 10, 2019
President's Column:   Water, a Precious Kentucky Resource

As we approach another harvest, it goes without saying, our farm families have faced another tough growing season. We began with too much rainfall and ended with not enough. But, this weather-related scenario has caused hardships before and we do the best we can to face it whenever it may occur.

Across Kentucky - September 9, 2019 - September 13, 2019
September 5, 2019
Across Kentucky - September 9, 2019 - September 13, 2019

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