2015 Ag Literacy Day
During Ag Literacy week Ms. Harris' first grade class celebrated in a variety of ways. They read the AFBF Ag book of the year, "The Apple Orchard Riddle." The class used the Ag Magazine to go with the book. They also had career day where Rick Griebenow from EKU's Farm came and brought a dairy calf for the students to learn about. Griebenow also taught them about the uses of corn. Greg Harris brought a calf to school and taught the students about the types of feed cows eat and how to care for livestock. Each Friday there is an agriculture lesson to help students learn more about one of the largest industries in America. After Spring Break, they will begin the process of having baby chick eggs and caring for them over a few weeks.
- 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.