Kentucky Ag News
Vol. 9 No. 19 • October 20, 2016
Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles joined officials of Houchens Industries Oct. 19 to announce the launch of dozens of Kentucky Proud products in Houchens-owned grocery stores in Kentucky.
A Mercer Circuit Court judge ruled Oct. 20 that Charles Borell and his daughter, Maria, no longer own 42 horses found abandoned on a Mercer County farm in June.
One of the highlights of Farm to School Month will be at noon Oct. 21 with the “Southeast Crunch,” an event in Kentucky and five other states.
Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles invites Kentucky students to “Show Your Farm to School Spirit” in the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s 2016 Farm to School Month Art/Video Contest.
Kentuckians interested in participating in the industrial hemp research pilot program in 2017 are invited to submit an application with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.
The Kentucky State Fair Board voted today to hire Jason Rittenberry as its next President and CEO. Rittenberry currently serves as the Chief Strategy Officer for Circuit of The Americas.
The University of Kentucky Department of Agricultural Economics came home from the Food Distribution Research Society’s annual conference with two national recognitions.
Corn production in Kentucky is forecast at 228 million bushels, down 6 percent from the September forecast. Soybean production for Kentucky is forecast at 89.5 million bushels, down 2 percent from the September forecast.
- Progressive Agriculture Safety Days
- Kentucky Women in Agriculture Conference
- NCBA Veterinary Feed Directive webinar
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