Lincoln County Farm Bureau Women Attend FUSION Conference
On February 13-15, 2015, four members of the Lincoln County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee attended the National FUSION Conference in Nashville, TN at Opryland Hotel sponsored by Farm Bureau. The women attending were Melinda Pence, Joyce Hester, Phyllis Long, and Thelma Blair. The Farmers United: Skills, Inspiration, Outreach and Networking (FUSION) Conference brought together leaders from three program areas: Promotion & Education, Women’s Leadership and Young Farmers & Ranchers from across the nation. There were 1300 attendees with approximately 300 of them being from various state Women’s Leadership committees. The track objectives were advocacy, business, collegiate, communication, education, leadership, rural development, and technology.
- 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
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.