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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 - September 12, 2019
September 12, 2019
Market Closes - September 12, 2019

CBOT futures closed strongly higher and at/near the day’s highs, supported by positive news in US/China trade negotiations and technical short-covering by the speculators.   Cattle futures closed higher but generally took a break after strong price gains on Tuesday and Wednesday.  Even as pork values fell sharply, lean hog futures soared $3.00 higher to limit-up levels.

Across Kentucky Promo September 16, 2019 - September 20, 2019
September 12, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo  September 16, 2019 - September 20, 2019

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Across Kentucky - September 20, 2019
September 12, 2019
Across Kentucky - September 20, 2019

The Kentucky Center for Agriculture and Rural Development has a mission of helping farmers and agribusiness operate and grow their farms and businesses.  Business Development Assistant Kelley Padgett talks about KCARD, what the organization does and some of the services offered to farmers and agribusiness owners.

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Across Kentucky - September 19, 2019
September 12, 2019
Across Kentucky - September 19, 2019

The Kentucky Forest Industry Association will host their annual Wood Expo this weekend at Masterson Park in Louisville.  KFIA Director Bob Bauer talks about the expo, what people can see and some of the contests that loggers and others will be participating in.

Across Kentucky - September 18, 2019
September 12, 2019
Across Kentucky - September 18, 2019

Murray State University will host an agriculture hemp field day Thursday, September 19, at the University farm.  Hutson School of Agriculture Director Dr. Tony Brannon says the field day will showcase some of the latest research, plant trials, weed and insect control methods and other testing that is being done at the Center For Agricultural Hemp.

Across Kentucky - September 17, 2019
September 12, 2019
Across Kentucky - September 17, 2019

University of Kentucky Grain and Forage Center of Excellence Director Dr. Chad Lee says the center that will open Thursday will be more than just a building.  Dr. Lee says the facility will likely attract a new generation of researchers to the College of Agriculture to help farmers in Kentucky and the southeast region. 

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