Edmonson County Farm Bureau Key Programs

 

Ag in the Classroom
The Edmonson County Farm Bureau provides a packet of information made available in each school library. 

Farm Safety Day
All fifth graders in Edmonson County participate in the Farm Safety Day Camp. 

Food Check-Out Day
Edmonson County Farm Bureau donates to a local food bank in recognition of Food Check-Out Day. 

Outstanding Youth and Variety
These contests are held annually in conjunction with the Annual Meeting.

Roadside Farm Markets
Mammoth Cave Transplants - click here for more information

Scholarship
The Edmonson County Farm Bureau offers a $1,000 scholarship annually to a senior in the Edmonson County School System who is a member of Farm Bureau. Applications are available at the counselors office at Edmonson County High School and at the Farm Bureau office on Jackson Street.

 

KFB Spotlight

Statement from Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney on Defense of Environment and Property Act of 2021
July 29, 2021
Statement from Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney on Defense of Environment and Property Act of 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
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.