Kentucky Ag News
Vol. 10 No. 18 • September 18, 2017
Quarles is the first Kentucky agriculture commissioner to hold office in NASDA since Billy Ray Smith.NASDA urges focus on expanding export markets
Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles has proclaimed the week of Sept. 17-23 as Farm Safety and Health Week in Kentucky to call attention to the hazards unique to farming and encourage all Kentuckians to put safety first.
“I applaud the decision by USDA and Secretary Sonny Perdue to extend the Kentucky Green River Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) for another year."
Ilze Sillers has a pawpaw patch of more than 100 mature trees that are 20-30 years old on Daneli Farm in eastern Woodford County
Montgomery County Junior Chef coach Lee Etta Greer talks about the goals of the program and some of the specific skills the team members gain. (audio)
Kentucky Farm Bureau's Conservation Writing and Art Contests encourage young writers and artists to create and submit short essays and artistic entries that promote best practices for water conservation efforts across the state.
- Kentucky Dairy Development Council Young Dairy Producer Bus Tour
- Kentucky Queen Bee Breeders' Association workshops
- Project WET certification workshop
- Kentucky Sheep and Goat Replacement Sale
- UK Gluck Equine Research Center 30th anniversary celebration
- Kentucky Grazing Conference
- Going Organic Webinar
- Warren County Value-Added Producer Grant workshop
- Clay County Value-Added Producer Grant Workshop
- North American International Livestock Exposition
- MarketReady Producer Training
Kentucky Farm Fact
- Kentucky has more than 500 agritourism destinations, and fall is their peak season for pumpkin patches, corn mazes, trail rides, and much more. Go to kentuckyfarmsarefun.com and find and family-friendly farm activity near you! #KyAg365