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Discussion begins on hops production

Discussion begins on hops production in Kentucky

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) is in discussions with Western Kentucky University and the University of Kentucky to study the viability of hops production in the Commonwealth, Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles said.

work together to prevent Zika

Kentucky ag, health departments work together to prevent Zika

Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles joined other state officials and science experts to announce a partnership of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture and the Kentucky Department for Public Health to prevent the spread of Zika virus in Kentucky.

Quarles commends vet grads

Quarles commends vet school grads

The practice of veterinary medicine is a challenging career of service that “will be more fulfilling than you can ever imagine,” Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles told the 2016 graduating class of Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine at the commencement ceremony May 3.

Commissioner's Comments

Let's spread the word about beef's benefits

Agriculture Commissioner

May is Beef Month, and this is an opportunity for us to educate our non-farming friends and neighbors about beef’s benefits to Kentucky’s economy and its role in a healthy diet.