We support education to raise awareness of the quantity and quality of the waters of the state. We look to protect property rights while balancing the need for conservation and economic means to secure our future, recognizing the value of water and taking into consideration the diverse use and availability of the resource.
President Trump’s executive order to ditch the Waters of the U.S. rule is a welcome relief to farmers and ranchers across the country.
With the passage of SB 156 during the 2015 Kansas Legislative session, Water Conservation Areas (WCA) became an option for individuals or groups considering implementation of voluntary, self-determined water management plans to help conserve water.
From AFBF: A federal court has ordered the EPA to stop enforcement nationwide of the Waters of the United States rule. The American Farm Bureau Federation is pleased the Sixth Circuit recognizes that this rule has serious flaws and cannot go forward until the courts have had an opportunity to understand its effect on farmers, ranchers and landowners of all kinds.