Women's Leadership Conference
Ten members of the Lincoln County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee attended the Women’s Leadership Conference on March 27-28, 2015 in Covington, Kentucky. The members were: Thelma Blair, Mary Ann May, Jeanette Bailey, Allene Burton, Joyce Hester, Phyllis Long, Teresa Campbell, Cathy Pleasants, Linda Gooch and Melinda Pence. The theme of the conference was People, Purpose, Progress. Some of the guest speakers included the reigning Miss Kentucky, Ramsey Carpenter, Warren Beeler from Kentucky Department of Agriculture, LaDonna Gatlin, and Jason Koger. Mr. Koger’s keyote presentation was on Inspiring Hope for Tomorrow. He was a victim of an accident with downed power lines and had to have his hands amputated. The tours included the Creation Museum and Jungle Jim’s International Market. We received a Legislative and Congressional Update and information on Member Services. The breakout workshops include 1) Personal Safety – Self Defense 2) Ag Literacy: Our Future Depends on it 3) What’s Cookin’ in D.C. 4) Farm Safety: It’s important Not to Forget. Members said it was the best State Conference we have had.
- 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.