The KFB Legal Foundation Mission
We are dedicated in providing education, information and research that will provide the continued well-being of all persons directly engaged in agriculture or related enterprises. We advocate for the agricultural industry and defend social and economic justice for farmers and ranchers. We want to unlock the potential in agricultural producers to improve their quality of life.
Legal Foundation News
Identity Theft and Cybersecurity
4/13/2021 12:00:00 AM
Identity theft can be burdensome for society, and a costly headache for individual victims.
Farm Stress and Mental Health
3/31/2021 12:00:00 AM
Dr. Rick Peterson, Associate Director Extension Programs at K-State Research and Extension, joined the Ag Law Briefs webinar series on March 31, 2021, to discuss farm stress and mental health.
Socially Disadvantaged Farmers to Receive Aid
3/23/2021 12:00:00 AM
While the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 does not appropriate funds directly, it’s estimated that $4 billion will be used to provide direct payments of up to 120% of a socially disadvantaged, e.g., Black, Hispanic, Native American or Asian American, farmer’s or rancher’s outstanding debt as of Jan. 1, 2021.
Ag Law Briefs
3/9/2021 8:00:00 AM
Ag Law Briefs for March will focus on Farm Bankruptcy, and Farm Stress and Mental Health. The two one-hour sessions will be held March 31 starting at 10 a.m. These webinars are free for FB members.
Tenth Circuit Reinstates Navigable Waters Protection Rule
3/3/2021 12:00:00 AM
The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated the Navigable Waters Protection Rule (NWPR) in Colorado, meaning that the NWPR is now effective across the entire country.
Service Proposes Endangered Status and Designation of Critical Habitat for Peppered Chub
12/17/2020 12:00:00 AM
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently completed a Species Status Assessment for the peppered chub. Based on a review of the best available scientific information, the Service is proposing to protect the peppered chub as an endangered species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) due to its significant decline.