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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Statement from Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney on Defense of Environment and Property Act of 2021
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Statement from Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney on Defense of Environment and Property Act of 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
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Finalists Named for 2021 Outstanding Young Farm Family Award

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Agricultural Exemption Number Required for Tax Exempt On-farm Purchases
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Agricultural Exemption Number Required for Tax Exempt On-farm Purchases

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