“This is a historic day for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, as Leader McConnell has introduced a bipartisan bill to legalize hemp as an agricultural commodity,” Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles said.
At the Kentucky Fruit and Vegetable Conference on Jan. 8, Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles announced the launch of the Kentucky-grown Fruit and Veggie Incentive Program or K-VIP, to serve Kentucky kids.
Learn how the Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) is doing more with less. KDA employees are taking it upon themselves to find ways to renovate and refurbish old equipment to work just like new.
Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles sent a letter to the DEA on Wednesday, challenging their position on consumable hemp-derived products.
Commissioner Quarles said the task force represents a cross-section of the food industry and hunger advocacy in Kentucky.