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

June is Dairy Month in Kentucky and across the nation.  Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles discusses Dairy Month, the kickoff celebration at the State Capitol in Frankfort and the impact of the dairy industry in Kentucky.

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Market Closes - June 12, 2019
June 12, 2019
Market Closes - June 12, 2019

After trading generally sideways overnight, CBOT futures rallied soon after markets re-opened at 830 am CDT, and closed steady to sharply higher, led by the soy complex. After opening a bit higher, cattle futures sold off and closed moderately lower.  Lean Hog futures closed lower on weaker pork values and continued uncertainty about US/China trade relations.

Market Closes - June 10, 2019
June 10, 2019
Market Closes - June 10, 2019

CBOT futures closed steady to higher after starting out on the negative side. Early selling came from Friday’s bearish price action. Cattle futures closed sharply higher today, erasing last Friday’s losses and then some. The weekend settlement of the US/Mexico tariff threat seemed to bring the buyers into the market.  Lean Hog futures closed higher with big gains beyond the nearby June LH contract.

Across Kentucky Promo June 10, 2019 - June 14, 2019
June 6, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo June 10, 2019 - June 14, 2019

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Across Kentucky - June 14, 2019
June 6, 2019
Across Kentucky - June 14, 2019

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture is hosting a third series of meetings across the state this summer to link agriculture and manufacturing.  Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles talks about the meetings, where they will be held and what topics will be covered.

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Across Kentucky - June 13, 2019
June 6, 2019
Across Kentucky - June 13, 2019

Kentucky corn farmers received some good news May 31 when the Environmental Protection Agency announced gasoline blended with 15 percent ethanol can be sold year-round.  Commonwealth Agri Energy President Mick Henderson talks about the change and what it means to drivers and Kentucky Corn farmers.

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