Casey County students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships
Louisville, KY (July 6, 2018) – Five Casey County High School seniors are each the recipient of a $500 college scholarship from Casey County Farm Bureau. In partnership with County Farm Bureaus, the Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation awarded $465,400 this year to deserving students from across the Commonwealth.
Sara Beth Adkins plans to attend Lindsey Wilson College to pursue a degree in psychophysiology. Adkins is the daughter of James and Annie Adkins of Liberty, KY.
Austin Thomas Harne will attend Western Kentucky University to pursue degrees in architecture and business management. Harne is the son of Todd and Krystal Harne of Liberty, KY.
Madison Elizabeth Meeks is heading to Campbellsville University to earn a degree in biology. She is the daughter of Darrell and Amy Meeks of Liberty, KY.
Kendra Joy Wethington plans to attend Somerset Community College to obtain a degree in physical therapy. Wethington is the daughter of Karen Wethington and the late Robert Wethington of Liberty, KY.
Presley Shaelyn Woodrum will attend Murray State University to earn a degree in agriscience technology. Woodrum is the daughter of Brett and Lona Woodrum of Liberty, KY.
Farm Bureau scholarships, offered annually, are awarded to recipients who display the greatest levels of academic excellence, involvement in extracurricular activities, leadership abilities and financial need.
- 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.
- President Duvall Hosts Mexico Leaders for Wide-Ranging Discussion
- July 23, 2021
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.