KFB District 11 Youth Contest

 

Harlan County Farm Bureau had 3 amazing contestants in the Kentucky Farm Bureau District 11 Youth Contest. Niki Callahan, Tate Bryson, and Jarret McKenzie all participated in the contest. Roger Fannin, Harlan County Farm Bureau Agency Manager, was the master of ceremonies at the 2017 KFB District 11 Youth Contest.

 

(left to right) Nola Sizemore, Board Member; Contenstants Niki Callahan, Tate Bryson, and Jarret McKenzie; Nathan Boggs, Young Farmer
(left) Jarret McKenzie (right) Roger and Angel Fannin are pictured with Jarret McKenzie.

 

KFB Spotlight

Finalists Named for 2021 Outstanding Young Farm Family Award
July 26, 2021
Finalists Named for 2021 Outstanding Young Farm Family Award

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
Agricultural Exemption Number Required for Tax Exempt On-farm Purchases

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.

President Duvall Hosts Mexico Leaders for Wide-Ranging Discussion
July 23, 2021
President Duvall Hosts Mexico Leaders for Wide-Ranging Discussion

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall today met with Tatiana Clouthier, Mexico’s Secretary of the Economy, and Esteban Moctezuma Barragón, Mexico’s Ambassador to the U.S., to discuss a variety of trade matters, the use of technology to advance agriculture and the border crisis. Mexico is the third largest destination for U.S. agricultural exports.