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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 29, 2019
July 24, 2019
Across Kentucky - July 29, 2019

Kentucky Farm Bureau hosted the Kentucky Governor’s Measure The Candidates Forum Wednesday, July 17, at the home office in Louisville.  Farm Bureau President Mark Haney talks about the timeliness of the forums, when they are held, the topics discussed and the importance of Farm Bureau members becoming involved.

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Market Closes - July 22, 2019
July 22, 2019
Market Closes - July 22, 2019

CBOT futures closed significantly lower on a lack of export demand and non-threatening weather (moderate temperatures, although less rainy).  Cattle futures closed higher and near the day’s highs. Cattle were supported by ideas last week’s weakness has run its course. This was aided by Friday’s generally “price neutral” Cattle on Feed Report and the mid-year Cattle inventory report.

Market Closes - July 18, 2019
July 18, 2019
Market Closes - July 18, 2019

CBOT futures closed near steady to strongly lower. Corn and wheat dropped 2-3% and finished near the day’s lows.  Cattle futures closed lower with feeders down the most. A lack of strength in the cash fed market weighed on the market. Cattle futures closed lower with feeders down the most. A lack of strength in the cash fed market weighed on the market.

Across Kentucky Promo July 22, 2019 - July 26, 2019
July 18, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo July 22, 2019 - July 26, 2019

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Across Kentucky - July 26, 2019
July 18, 2019
Across Kentucky - July 26, 2019

The Kentucky FFA Foundation was formed to ensure that all FFA members, chapters and agriculture teachers have a chance to be successful.  Foundation Executive Director Sheldon McKinney talks about the foundation, the mission and how they support FFA members, chapters and agriculture teachers.

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Across Kentucky - July 25, 2019
July 18, 2019
Across Kentucky - July 25, 2019

Not only do young farmers gather at their summer outing to participate in contests and get an update on legislative issues, they also set policy and learn more about agri-business and farming in the area where the outing takes place.  Kentucky Farm Bureau Young Farmers President Tyler Ferguson talks about the issues on the minds of young farmers and the tours they will have a chance to participate in this year.

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