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Quarles part of Farm Bill summit

Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles said industry and government leaders must do more to attract young people to careers in agriculture.

Junior Chef application deadline

Low path AI detected in west Ky

Kentucky State Veterinarian Robert C. Stout said the National Veterinary Services Laboratory in Ames, Iowa, confirmed the presence of H7N9 low pathogenic avian influenza in samples taken from the Christian County premises.

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Leopold Award deadline April 1

Given in honor of renowned conservationist Aldo Leopold, the $10,000 award honors Kentucky farmers and other private landowners who voluntarily demonstrate outstanding stewardship and management of natural resource.

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Check the box, join us in the fight against hunger

Agriculture Commissioner

You can help us reduce hunger in Kentucky by checking the box on your state income tax return – it’s on Line 33 on Form 740 – to donate part of your tax refund to the Kentucky Farms to Food Banks Trust Fund.