Representatives from Hardin County Farm Bureau Attended the 2017 Congressional Tour
Each year, Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) members make their way to Washington, D.C. to meet with federal legislators, hear from American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) policy experts and show their support for agriculture during the annual Congressional Tour.
This year, nearly 300 members made the trip to Washington, D.C. to continue the organization’s grassroots policy development process and present their 2017 national priority issues to the Kentucky federal legislative delegation.
Eight members of Hardin County Farm Bureau attended this year's Congressional Tour.
- 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.