Kentucky Ag News
Vol. 7 No. 3 • January 31, 2014
Agriculture Commissioner James Comer applauded news that the proposed federal farm bill contains language that would take a giant step toward restoring industrial hemp production to Kentucky and the nation.
We are always looking for ways to keep the Kentucky Farm Bureau Beef Expo growing and promote all the various breeds. At this year’s show, Feb. 28-March 2 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, you will notice a change that I think will be good for buyers and sellers alike.
Do you plan on buying some sweets for your sweetie on Valentine’s Day? Here’s a suggestion: Get an assortment of a uniquely Kentucky creation, Modjeskas, handmade by a Kentucky Proud candy maker, Bauer’s Candies in Lawrenceburg.
The Growing Farm Profits workshop is a farmer-to-farmer training taught by three well-respected nationally-known speakers being held Feb. 1-3 at the E.S. Good Barn in Lexington.
The 2014 crop year looks to be the first year since 2006 where risk management and forward contracting could mean the difference between breaking even and going into the red.
Kentucky Farm Bureau's latest Marketbasket Survey indicates that average retail food prices in supermarkets across the state increased just slightly in the fourth quarter of 2013 but, as a result, concluded the year with the highest prices in the survey’s history.
- Small Ruminant Grazing Conference
- Growing Farm Profits
- Allen County Beekeeping School
- Pastures Please!
- UK Equine Showcase and Kentucky Breeders' Short Course
- Southeastern Kentucky Beekeeping School
- National Farm Machinery Show
- 34th Kentucky Alfalfa Conference
- Kentucky Farm Bureau Beef Expo
- MarketReady training
Kentucky Farm Fact
One in six Kentuckians - including one in four children - is food insecure, according to the Kentucky Association of Food Banks.