2015 Annual Tree Giveaway

 

Harlan County Farm Bureau’s Annual Tree Giveaway was April 23. As a service to our members, we gave away 1,000 trees including: Kentucky coffee tree, American chestnut hybrid, northern red oak, shortleaf pine, white oak, black walnut, hazelnut, pecan, persimmon and mulberry. The trees were distributed outside the Harlan County Farm Bureau Frank Couch Building. Hundreds of members took advantage of this benefit; it was a total success.
 

Pictured are Melissa and Mike Weigant, of Cumberland, receiving trees from HCFB secretary Nathan Boggs, Roger Fannin, HCFB agency manager, Bo Hedrick, HCFB claim adjuster and Charlie Smith, Bissell's employee.
Picture was taken by Nola Sizemore at the Harlan Daily Enterprise.

 

KFB Spotlight

Statement from KFB President Mark Haney: Repeal of the 2015 Waters of the United States Rule
September 12, 2019
Statement from KFB President Mark Haney: Repeal of the 2015 Waters of the United States Rule

Repeal of the 2015 Waters of the United States rule is a victory for clean water and clear rules. As farmers, we share the goal of protecting the nation’s water, but the 2015 Waters of the United States rule was unreasonable and unworkable. It made conservation more difficult and created huge liabilities for farmers.

Commissioner Quarles Proclaims Sept. 15-21 as Farm Safety and Health Week in Kentucky
September 12, 2019
Commissioner Quarles Proclaims Sept. 15-21 as Farm Safety and Health Week in Kentucky

Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles has proclaimed the week of Sept. 15-21 as Farm Safety and Health Week in Kentucky to encourage farmers and farm workers to put safety first at all times.

Down the Backroads: Truly Connecting in a Connected World
September 10, 2019
Down the Backroads:  Truly Connecting in a Connected World

My youngest son recently moved back to college with the help of good ole mom and dad who graciously allowed him to try apartment living for the first time instead of a dorm.  After getting everything into place, his first request (actually it was a complaint) was to help him get logged on to the supplied WIFI.