About Us

OFFICERS

President   Terry Lawson
Vice President   Gary Hurst
Secretary/Treasurer   Randall Thacker
Farm Bureau Women's Chair   Carla Parsons
 Young Farmer Chair   Christopher Hurst

DIRECTORS

James Ballinger   McKee
Doug Brock   Mt. Vernon
John King   Mt. Vernon
William Mills   Mt. Vernon
Tommy H. Mink   Mt. Vernon
Sam Mullins   Mt. Vernon
Brenda Parsons   Wildie
 Roy Reynolds   Crab Orchard

KFB Spotlight

Down the Backroads: Unfamiliar Places Provide Familiar Feelings
May 5, 2021
Down the Backroads: Unfamiliar Places Provide Familiar Feelings

I have been blessed with the opportunity to travel quite a bit around our beautiful state and often I have visited places that seemed more special than others, even though I had never been there before.

KFB President Mark Haney: Passing the Farm to the Next Generation
May 5, 2021
KFB President Mark Haney:  Passing the Farm to the Next Generation

One of the most important issues facing the agriculture industry today is the ability to pass a farm on to the next generation either by inheritance or through selling. It sounds easy enough but often tax laws can make the process cumbersome and expensive.

AFBF President Zippy Duvall: Estate Tax Reform Threatens Sustainability of Family Farms
May 5, 2021
AFBF President Zippy Duvall: Estate Tax Reform Threatens Sustainability of Family Farms

As the current Congressional Session continues, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are outlining their policy priorities and getting to work on making those priorities into law. Our team here in Washington, D.C., is tracking all these issues closely and working to ensure that priorities for U.S. agriculture remain front and center.