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College students working for KDA

College students working for KDA

Fourteen Kentucky college students will serve the Kentucky Department of Agriculture as interim employees this summer, Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles announced June 1.

Ag department acts to protect summer travelers

KDA protects travelers from fraud

With the Fourth of July and peak summer travel season around the corner, state and local authorities are working with retailers to prevent thieves from stealing consumers’ data at motor fuel pumps, Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles announced.

Grants available for spay/neuter

Grants available for spay/neuter

The Kentucky Animal Control Advisory Board invites county and metro governments in Kentucky to apply for matching grants for spay and neuter activities for 2016.

Commissioner's Comments

Together, we can reduce hunger in Kentucky

Agriculture Commissioner

The Kentucky Hunger Task Force met for the first time June 2 at Gallrein Farms in Shelby County. The task force is part of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s Hunger Initiative, a first-of-its-kind effort to alleviate food insecurity in Kentucky. Feeding the hungry is a moral imperative. It’s also a practical matter that impacts Kentucky’s economy.