Kentucky Ag News
Vol. 10 No. 25 • December 28, 2017
Thousands of surplus meal kits originally purchased for disaster victims will go to hungry Kentuckians thanks to a team effort of federal and state employees.
See photos from the news conference.
Dr. Tammy Potter, state apiarist at the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, has developed an online tool to facilitate communication among pesticide applicators and their local beekeepers.
Tamara Sandberg details success of the “farm to food banks” program funded by the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, and she’ll be encouraging more producers to participate to help feed the hungry. (audio)
The inaugural Kentucky Cattle News video has the scoop on the 2018 Kentucky Cattlemen's Association Convention, The YARDS, Kentucky Cattlemen's Beef, Quality Care & Assurance Training, and more. (video)
FFA members and chapters from across the Commonwealth are doing their part to eliminate hunger in a variety of ways.
- UK Winter Wheat Meeting
- Kentucky Fruit and Vegetable Conference
- Kentucky Cattlemen's Association Convention and Ag Industry Trade Show
- Burley Tobacco Growers Cooperative annual meeting
- Council for Burley Tobacco annual meeting
- Kentucky Commodity Conference
- Kentucky Nursery and Landscape Association Spring Training Conference
- 2018 Ag Expo
- National Farm Machinery Show
Kentucky Farm Fact
- Kentucky agricultural cash receipts are projected to total $5.6 billion in 2017, a 3.5 percent increase from 2016, economists from the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment reported on Nov. 30. #KyAg365