Harlan County Roadside Farm Market
Harlan County Farm Bureau’s president and Young Farmer Committee toured the Apple Tree Farm in Cumberland, KY. It is Harlan County’s new official KYFB Roadside Farm Market. The Apple Tree grows a large variety of apples, including the Honey Crisp, Scarlet Gala, Winesap, Empress Gold, Mollies Delicious, Ginger Gold, Jonamac, Suncrisp and the Ida Red. They sell the apples to Harlan, Perry, Knott and Letcher County School and also to Food City which distributes them out of all their stores. The rest of the apples are sold at their market. The Apple Tree’s phone number is 606-589-5735.
- 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.