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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.

Across Kentucky - January 25, 2019
January 17, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 25, 2019

The extremely wet year in Kentucky has left crops in the fields in parts of central and eastern Kentucky.  University of Kentucky Grain and Forage Center of Excellence Director Dr. Chad Lee analyzes the 2018 crop, discusses some of the impacts of the wet year and how world demand has affected Kentucky farmers.

 
Across Kentucky - January 24, 2019
January 17, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 24, 2019

Kentucky experienced near record rainfall in 2018, with more than 80 inches recorded at one location in the southeastern part of the state.   State Climatologist Dr. Stuart Foster talks about precipitation totals for 2018, the dry parts of the state, the wettest areas of Bluegrass and the overall precipitation trends.

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Across Kentucky - January 23, 2019
January 17, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 23, 2019

We continue the conversation with Union County farmer Jason Greenwell, who placed 3rd in the National Corn yield contest.  Greenwell talks about marketing the 2018 crops, his options for selling his crops, the importance of the family farm and his son’s roles on the farm.

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Across Kentucky - January 22, 2019
January 17, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 22, 2019

Union County farmer Jason Greenwell, who owns and operates Greenway Farms with his brothers, placed 3rd in the National Corn yield contest in 2018.  Greenwell talks about his corn crop, what variety he used and discusses other details about the 2018 crop year.  

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Across Kentucky - January 21, 2019
January 17, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 21, 2019

Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture and the Kentucky Soybean Association will partner to host the 15th Annual Soybean Promotion Day Tuesday, January 22nd.  Rae Wagoner with the Kentucky Soybean Association talks about the events planned, the guest speakers and the topics that will be covered.

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Market Closes - January 16, 2019
January 16, 2019
Market Closes - January 16, 2019

CBOT futures closed steady to 3 cents higher, with mid-range or below closes. Today’s action eased the negative tone of Tuesday’s big losses.  Cattle futures closed higher except for nearby Feeder Cattle. February and April LC made new contract highs for the second day in a row.