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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 - July 22, 2019
July 18, 2019
Across Kentucky - July 22, 2019

The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment is hosting their annual Corn, Soybean and Tobacco Field Day Tuesday, July 23, at the Research and Education Center in Princeton.  UK Plant Pathologist Dr. Kiersten Wise previews the field day, talks about some of the topics being covered and who will be presenting during each of the tour stops.

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Market Closes - July 17, 2019
July 17, 2019
Market Closes - July 17, 2019

CBOT futures closed steady to mostly lower and mostly near the low end of the day’s trading ranges.  Cattle futures closed lower as prices take a breather from the 3-week rally that peaked Friday-Monday.  Lean Hog futures closed strongly higher, supported by this week’s rising cash hog and pork prices.

Across Kentucky Promo July 15, 2019 - July 19, 2019
July 11, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo July 15, 2019 - July 19, 2019

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Across Kentucky - July 19, 2019
July 11, 2019
Across Kentucky - July 19, 2019

Tobacco is always a major part of the University of Kentucky Corn, Soybean and Tobacco Field Day at the Research and Education Center in Princeton.  Extension Tobacco Specialist Dr. Andy Bailey talks about the tobacco stops at the field day, the research they are doing and what farmers can learn on Tuesday, July 23.

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Across Kentucky - July 18, 2019
July 11, 2019
Across Kentucky - July 18, 2019

Agriculture Undersecretary Bill Northey says dairy farmers still have plenty of time to sign up for the new Dairy Margin Protection Program.  Northey talks about the program, what it offers dairy farmers, how to sign up and other details.

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Across Kentucky – July 17, 2019
July 11, 2019
Across Kentucky – July 17, 2019

A Johnson County farmer is leading the Kentucky Farm Bureau Young Farmers this year.  We meet President Tyler Ferguson, learn about his farming operation, how he got started, the importance of the Kentucky Ag Development Board in Eastern Kentucky and why he enjoys farming and agriculture.

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