Harlan County Youth demonstrate their talent in the KFB Youth Contest

 

Harlan County Farm Bureau had 4 contestants compete in the Kentucky Farm Bureau District 11 Youth Contest on November 1.  Rachel Jenkins & Whitney Eleftheriou performed “Hallelujah” for the Variety Show Act. Janice Dean presented an excellent speech on Agriculture. TJ Hensley won the male speech category by giving an excellent speech on agriculture.  Harlan County Farm Bureau is so proud of all its contestants.

 

Harlan County Farm Bureau President Don Miniard and Harlan County Farm Bureau Women's Chair Lindsey Boggs are pictured above with contests in the District 11 Youth Contest held on November 1.

 

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May 17, 2019 - Statement From Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney on Trade and Tariffs
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