Kentucky Proud Connection
Vol. 3 No. 11 • November 13, 2013
A Kentucky initiative to identify farm products produced by veterans will become a national brand, Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer announced Nov. 11 at the Frazier History Museum in Louisville.
As livestock from across the United States converge on Louisville for the North American International Livestock Exposition Nov. 9-22, I am reminded of how important it is for Kentucky and the United States to have a robust system in place to safeguard our livestock from disease.
Growing Warriors recently signed a contract with The Weekly Juicery to supply half of the produce for the Lexington fresh juice bar.
“I’ve been working on raising chickens since I was 6 years old, and since then, it has really grown into a successful enterprise,” said Chelsey Schlosnagle of Shelby County, the National FFA American Star in Agribusiness.
Kentucky students can learn about the benefits of local food while competing for prizes in the third annual Farm to School Art Contest. The statewide contest commemorated Farm to School Week Oct. 20-25.
- KCARD Winter Grant Workshops
Kentucky Proud Opportunities
- Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation 94th Annual Meeting
- Hazard town hall meeting
- UPike Farm to Campus event
- Kentucky Fruit and Vegetable Conference and Trade Show