Caldwell County 2016 IFAL Participants
Caldwell County sent 4 students to IFAL (Institute for Future Ag Leaders) this year. Matthew McIntosh went to the University of Kentucky, while Hunter Adams, Destiny Oliver, and Mary Grace Jackson went to Murray State University. IFAL is a unique, five-day summer leadership conference that exposes students to college life and explores different fields of study for careers in agriculture. IFAL allows high school juniors to choose between separate conferences at two of Kentucky’s premier universities. This year’s IFAL conferences were held June 12-16, 2016, at Murray State University in Murray and June 19-23, 2016, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington.
The IFAL program helps students become more familiar with Farm Bureau, promote agricultural-related career choices, provide leadership development opportunities, and promote each participating university.
- Statement from Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney on Defense of Environment and Property Act of 2021
- July 29, 2021
“We offer our thanks to Senator Rand Paul for introducing the Defense of Environment and Property Act of 2021 as we look forward to the clarity such legislation would bring to the Waters of the U.S. issue."
- Finalists Named for 2021 Outstanding Young Farm Family Award
- July 26, 2021
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
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.