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KFB President Mark Haney's Statement on Waters of the U.S. Rule

KFB President Mark Haney's Statement on Waters of the U.S. Rule

As we move forward in our advocacy efforts related to water resource issues, I want to point out that the revised Waters of the US (WOTUS) rule has been posted on the Federal Register. I can’t tell you how important it is to have our voices heard regarding this matter, and how vital it has been for our farmers and ranchers to get this revised rule.

Market Closes - February 6, 2019
February 6, 2019
Market Closes - February 6, 2019

CBOT futures again closed narrowly mixed as traders wait for USDA’s reports on Friday which will dump data on grain stocks, crop size and demand estimates (for U.S. and the World). Cattle futures closed slightly lower after testing the positive side of unchanged. Lean Hog futures closed lower and near the day’s lows on weakness in the pork market amid heavy slaughter.

Market Closes - February 5, 2019
February 5, 2019
Market Closes - February 5, 2019

CBOT futures closed mostly steady to a couple cents higher. Futures dropped in the first half-hour of trading, but reversed higher and closed near the day’s highs.  Cattle futures closed mixed with LC mostly higher and FC lower. LC futures were supported by Monday’s huge 3.39 gain in the Choice cutout along with a minimal setback in boxed beef today.

Meet KFB's New Second Vice President
February 4, 2019
Meet KFB's New Second Vice President

"I feel like everything I've done since being a freshman in high school has led to me sitting behind this desk right now," said Sharon Furches, Kentucky Farm Bureau's newly-elected Second Vice President. Furches replaced Fritz Giesecke, who retired from the position in December.

Across Kentucky February 4, 2019 - February 8, 2019
January 31, 2019
Across Kentucky February 4, 2019 - February 8, 2019

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Across Kentucky - February 8, 2019
January 31, 2019
Across Kentucky - February 8, 2019

After meeting the 2019-2020 Kentucky Farm Bureau Lead Class Thursday, class facilitator Jackson Tolle talks about the initial meeting of the class in January and their participation in the Kentucky Farm Bureau Congressional Tour in February  Tolle also talks about what the class will do in year two, including the class out-of-state trip that will be planned during the next year and a half.

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Across Kentucky - February 7, 2019
January 31, 2019
Across Kentucky - February 7, 2019

The 2019-20 Kentucky Farm Bureau Lead Class includes a wide variety of Kentucky Agriculture leaders from all parts of the state.  Class facilitator Jackson Tolle talks about who is in the class and describes their backgrounds.

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