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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.

Market Closes - July 24, 2019
July 24, 2019
Market Closes - July 24, 2019

CBOT futures closed mixed with wheat posting the best gains. Corn and soybeans lack significant news or fundamental changes to drive prices.  Cattle futures closed mostly higher with increases mostly 35 cents or less.  Lean Hog futures closed narrowly mixed but August and October LH hit new highs for the current rally off June lows.

Across Kentucky Promo July 29, 2019 - August 2, 2019
July 24, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo July 29, 2019 - August 2, 2019

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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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