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
KFB Legal Foundation awards rural practice grants, accepting new applications for next round
The Kansas Farm Bureau (KFB) Legal Foundation has named three new attorneys as recipients of the organization’s Rural Law Practice Grants.
Applications Open for KFB's Third Year of Rural Law Practice Grants
The Kansas Farm Bureau Legal Foundation Rural Law Practice Grant is a $16,500 grant to help defray the educational costs of law school and to encourage new attorneys to locate their legal practice in rural Kansas. The grant furthers the mission of the KFB Legal Foundation to provide legal information and advocacy to farmer and rancher members, unlocking their potential and improving their quality of life in rural Kansas. Applications are open Sept 1 through Nov 1.
The U.S. Supreme Court Unanimously Rejects the Significant-Nexus Test in WOTUS Jurisdictional Determinations
The Supreme Court on May 25, 2023, ruled 9-0 that the EPA went too far with its enforcement of the Clean Water Act.
California's Proposition 12 Law Upheld by U.S. Supreme Court
On May 11, the Supreme Court upheld California Proposition 12 in a fractured 5-4 ruling.
EPA/Army Corps Propose New WOTUS Definition - AFBF Sues
EPA and the Army Corps finalized a rule re-setting the definition of WOTUS in 2023. AFBF joined other industry and business groups to challenge the rule for overreach, and were successful in getting the new rule enjoined in Kansas and other states.