Kentucky Proud

Kentucky Ag News
Vol. 6 No. 17  • October 2, 2013

Commissioner Comer, Coach Cal, Evan Morris

Cal, Comer unveil Udderly Kentucky
at Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt Shops

Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt will use only Udderly Kentucky milk in its frozen yogurt products in 11 Orange Leaf shops in Kentucky.

 

 

Commissioner Comer

Trends mean opportunities for producers

Kentucky beef cattle producers are taking advantage of more opportunities today than ever before to add value to their cattle.

 

 

 

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Comer to Conway: Stop threatening farmers

Agriculture Commissioner James Comer today stood up to Attorney General Jack Conway when the commonwealth’s top law enforcement official issued a letter stating that farmers who attempt to grow industrial hemp in Kentucky will put themselves at risk of arrest and prosecution.

 

 

 

Wayne Andrews and Commissioner James Comer

Morehead joins Farm to Campus program

The Farm to Campus program will help Morehead State University find more local foods to serve to its students and staff, expand the local food system, and enrich the experience of students in the university’s agriculture program, Agriculture Commissioner James Comer said.

 

 

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Young Farm Family finalists named

They are Shane and Mary Courtney of Shelby County, Jonathan and Jessica Gaskins of Adair County, and Dustin and Tammy White of Union County.

 

 

 

 

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Visit a Kentucky farm for family fall fun

Fall is a great time for city families to take a trip to the farm, and the KDA's Amelia Wilson told host Mike Feldhaus hundreds of agritourism destinations are just a click away. (audio)

 

 

Corn

Is organic corn worth considering?

Because of the potential opportunity for Kentucky farmers, UK organized an Extension team and got funding from the USDA Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program to see if organically produced corn fits in Kentucky.

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