Jackson County Farm Bureau Holds Annual Meeting
The Jackson County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting and Picnic was held on Monday, September 18th at the Jackson Energy Farm on Highway 290 in McKee.
Each year the Board of Directors and insurance office staff plan a meal and give away door prizes to show their appreciation to their member families. Approximately 200 members and their families were in attendance. Everyone was given either a KFB cap or a KFB tote.
Special guests were Mr. David Campbell, State Board of Directors; Lynn Parsons, KFB Consultant; Brad Wilkerson; Ryan Midden, Agency Support and Marketing Manager; Terry Lawson, State Directo; and Marlene Lawson, Rockcastle Co Agency Manager.
Winner of a 50” TV was Mr. William Howard of Annville.
- 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.
- President Duvall Hosts Mexico Leaders for Wide-Ranging Discussion
- July 23, 2021
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.