Outstanding Youth and Variety Contest
On September 19th the Lincoln County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee hosted the annual Outstanding Youth and Variety Contest. The purpose of the Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth contest is to promote youth involvement in county Farm Bureau activities and to recognize leadership, achievements, and awards in their schools and community. Each contestant in the outstanding youth has a seven minute interview about school activities, special interests, and career goals. They then give a two minute speech on a topic relating to Farm Bureau or agriculture. Reed Campbell won the competition with J.D. Noe as runner up in the male competition. The female winner was Taylor Wesley with Taylor-Grace Mingo as the runner up. Taylor-Grace Mingo won the variety contest by playing a piano selection. The winners will go to the district competition on October 17 at Rockcastle County High School.
- 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.