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

Down the Backroads: Unfamiliar Places Provide Familiar Feelings
May 5, 2021
Down the Backroads: Unfamiliar Places Provide Familiar Feelings

I have been blessed with the opportunity to travel quite a bit around our beautiful state and often I have visited places that seemed more special than others, even though I had never been there before.

KFB President Mark Haney: Passing the Farm to the Next Generation
May 5, 2021
KFB President Mark Haney:  Passing the Farm to the Next Generation

One of the most important issues facing the agriculture industry today is the ability to pass a farm on to the next generation either by inheritance or through selling. It sounds easy enough but often tax laws can make the process cumbersome and expensive.

AFBF President Zippy Duvall: Estate Tax Reform Threatens Sustainability of Family Farms
May 5, 2021
AFBF President Zippy Duvall: Estate Tax Reform Threatens Sustainability of Family Farms

As the current Congressional Session continues, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are outlining their policy priorities and getting to work on making those priorities into law. Our team here in Washington, D.C., is tracking all these issues closely and working to ensure that priorities for U.S. agriculture remain front and center.