Kentucky Ag News
Vol. 9 No. 5 • March 17, 2016
Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles said on Friday he supports state legislation to develop a plan for ensuring that Kentucky has a steady, plentiful supply of water for agricultural uses.
One in six Kentuckians is food insecure. This situation is unacceptable, especially in a state such as Kentucky with its rich agricultural heritage.
In the summer of 2015, a participant in the Kentucky hemp pilot program approached the UK Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering and offered to fund a project to design a harvester.
“We started out as more of a landscape contracting kind of business, but we have a lot of different things going on,” Jennifer Wilson said on a recent episode of Kentucky Farm Bureau's "Bluegrass and Backroads." (video)
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the availability of up to $260 million for partner proposals to improve the nation's water quality, combat drought, enhance soil health, support wildlife habitat and protect agricultural viability.
- KYHIA Spring Hemp Seminar
- Union College Community Garden meeting
- Ginseng webinar
- Homebased Processing and Microprocessing Workshops
- Grow Appalachia Organic Productions Workshop
- Party for the Planet
- Ohio River Valley Woodlands and Wildlife Workshop
- UofL Recreational Rider Day
- Kentucky Forest Industries Association annual meeting
- A Bourbon Affair
- UK Food Studies Symposium
- Farm Safety Field Day at Eden Shale Farm
- They're Off! Luncheon
- Kentucky Grazing School
- HACCP training