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May 17, 2019 - Statement From Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney on Trade and Tariffs

May 17, 2019 - Statement From Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney on Trade and Tariffs

In addition to being resourceful, hard-working and persistent, our nation’s farmers have been very patient. We have endured continued drops in net farm income, a host of natural disasters, and some of the most volatile commodity markets experienced in decades. 

Market Closes - June 13, 2019
June 13, 2019
Market Closes - June 13, 2019

CBOT futures closed higher with corn taking the lead back from soybeans. With the rest of June looking wetter and cooler than normal, traders are more nervous about production potential this year. Cattle futures lost ground again today, especially the feeder futures which were also weighed down by the big increase in corn futures.

Across Kentucky Promo June 17, 2019 - June 21, 2019
June 13, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo June 17, 2019 - June 21, 2019

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Across Kentucky - June 21, 2019
June 13, 2019
Across Kentucky - June 21, 2019

Corn farmers and consumers in Kentucky will all see the benefits of the year-round sale of gasoline mixed with 15 percent ethanol.  Kentucky Corn and Small Grain Growers Executive Director Laura Knoth says the EPA rule change, that took effect June 1, will help increase the sale of ethanol and ultimately provide a larger market for corn.

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Across Kentucky - June 20, 2019
June 13, 2019
Across Kentucky - June 20, 2019

Although Kentucky farmers have faced challenges with a wet planting season this year, the corn crop is considerably ahead of other states in the corn belt.  Kentucky Corn and Small Grain Growers Executive Director Laura Knoth talks about planting, market issues and other items on the minds of farmers in the state.

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Across Kentucky - June 19, 2019
June 13, 2019
Across Kentucky - June 19, 2019

The Center for Agricultural Hemp is now up and running at the Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture.  Dean Dr. Tony Brannon talks about the Center for Agricultural Hemp, why it was formed, the work that will be done and how it will impact the agricultural hemp industry.

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Across Kentucky - June 18, 2019
June 13, 2019
Across Kentucky - June 18, 2019

The dairy industry in Kentucky is made up of nearly 500 farms and over a half million dairy cows.  Dairy Alliance Senior Manager of Farmer Relations Denise Jones talks about the diversity of the dairy industry, the top producing counties in the state and how people can help dairy farmers every day.

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