Jarrod M. Carathers Performs at Kentucky Farm Bureau Variety Showcase

 

Jarrod Carathers of Butler County (center) is recognized for his performance at the 2017 KFB Variety Showcase in Louisville. Also pictured are KFBF Executive Vice President David S. Beck (left) and KFB Insurance Vice President of Claims Rob Payne (right).

Louisville, KY (December 1, 2017) – Butler County’s Jarrod Carathers performed before a live audience during the November 30th general session of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 98th annual meeting in Louisville. Winner of both the Butler County and District 3 preliminary contests, Carathers was one of 11 acts invited to perform at the state Variety Showcase. The competition is sponsored annually by KFB to support youth achievement in entertainment.

Carathers played the fiddle and sang “Cotton Eyed Joe & Bear Creek Hop,” and was awarded a $250 check for being named the district winner of the Variety Showcase.

KFB’s District 3 is a regional grouping of Kentucky counties, consisting of: Breckenridge, Butler, Edmonson, Grayson, Hancock, Hardin, Hart, Larue, Meade and Ohio.

 

 

KFB Spotlight

Finalists Named for 2021 Outstanding Young Farm Family Award
July 26, 2021
Finalists Named for 2021 Outstanding Young Farm Family Award

Three finalists have been named for the 2021 KFB OYFF honor, in recognition of their achievements as part of the farming community. This year’s finalists are Jonathan and Jessica Gaskins of Adair County, Mark and Wesley Thomas of Hardin County, and Daniel and Kristan Wright of Jefferson County. The winner will be announced at the Kentucky Farm Bureau Annual Meeting later this year.

Agricultural Exemption Number Required for Tax Exempt On-farm Purchases
July 25, 2021
Agricultural Exemption Number Required for Tax Exempt On-farm Purchases

Effective January 1, 2022, KRS 139.481 requires that farmers have an Agriculture Exemption Number for use on Forms 51A158 and 51A159 to make purchases exempt from sales tax.

President Duvall Hosts Mexico Leaders for Wide-Ranging Discussion
July 23, 2021
President Duvall Hosts Mexico Leaders for Wide-Ranging Discussion

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall today met with Tatiana Clouthier, Mexico’s Secretary of the Economy, and Esteban Moctezuma Barragón, Mexico’s Ambassador to the U.S., to discuss a variety of trade matters, the use of technology to advance agriculture and the border crisis. Mexico is the third largest destination for U.S. agricultural exports.