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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.

Kentucky Hemp Forum: State and national leaders discuss the possibilities of this "new" crop
May 9, 2019
Kentucky Hemp Forum:  State and national leaders discuss the possibilities of this "new" crop

The 2014 Farm Bill paved the way for hemp production on a research level in this country after a long hiatus partially due to its placement on the Controlled Substance list in 1970. The 2018 Farm Bill took away legal obstacles, allowing it to once again become an agricultural commodity. 

EPA Administrator Visits with State Ag Leaders and Producers
May 9, 2019
EPA Administrator Visits with State Ag Leaders and Producers

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler paid a visit to Kentucky last month to discuss a number of agriculture-related topics and to hear from farmers and industry representatives.

Across Kentucky May 13, 2019 - May 17, 2019
May 9, 2019
Across Kentucky May 13, 2019 - May 17, 2019

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Across Kentucky - May 17, 2019
May 9, 2019
Across Kentucky - May 17, 2019

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles says the equine industry has a large impact on the state of Kentucky.  Commissioner Quarles discusses how horses make a difference, the Kentucky Proud Program and agricultural hemp with host Alan Watts.

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Across Kentucky - May 16, 2019
May 9, 2019
Across Kentucky - May 16, 2019

The Kentucky Agriculture Training School next week will take farmers, crop advisers and others back to the basics in the field.  Dr. Travis Leglighter talks about the school that will take place at the University of Kentucky Research and Education Center in Princeton, the topics that will be covered and details how people can sign up to attend.

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Across Kentucky - May 15, 2019
May 9, 2019
Across Kentucky - May 15, 2019

If you have questions about beef recipes, cuts of meat or how cattle are raised on the farm, the answer is likely closer than you think.  Katelyn Hawkins with the Kentucky Beef Council talks about Chuck Knows Beef, how you can talk with Chuck, the kind of questions he can answer and where to find him.

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