Farmers for a Day
Hustonville Elementary students got a chance to sharpen their farming skills and learn all about the world of agriculture on September 18th as they participated in the mobile program "Agriculture Adventures" with Tonya Murphy and Derby, the talking horse.
After learning how to make a pizza from scratch, from soil to serving, students broke into groups and rotated through several hands-on agriculture stations.
The day of agricultural activities was sponsored by the Lincoln County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee. Volunteers from First Southern National Bank, PBK Bank, Ag Credit, Farm Credit and Future Farmers of America guided elementary students through various agricultural activities and lessons.
- 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
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- 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.