Kentucky Proud

Press Releases

Kentucky Proud Magazine explores progress of Kentucky's agriculture industry in 2014

Appalachia Proud, Kentucky’s emerging industrial hemp industry, and the Commonwealth’s innovative young farmers are among the subjects covered in the recently published 2015 edition of Kentucky Proud Magazine.

12/17/14 - Farmers' markets, vendors can sign up Jan. 5 to get free equipment to accept SNAP benefits

12/15/14 - Kentucky State Fair awards include KDA youth, veterans programs

12/4/14 - Kentucky gets $313,000 in Farm to School grants

12/4/14 - Kentucky beef producers approve state check off

12/1/14 - State ag department is taking applications for 2015 industrial hemp pilot projects

11/26/14 - Kentucky's farm cash receipts hit a record $5.67 billion in 2013

11/24/14 - Commissioner Comer: Shop Kentucky Proud on Small Business Saturday and all year long

11/17/14 - KDA seeks posters, essays, digital images on 'Growing the Next Generation of Farmers'

11/17/14 - Kentucky Proud awareness spreading to Commonwealth's rural areas, survey says

11/7/14 - Kroger adds 125 Kentucky Proud products in 88 stores throughout the Commonwealth

11/6/14 - Kroger adds 125 Kentucky Proud products in 88 stores throughout the Commonwealth

10/29/14 - Comer welcomes Transylvania University to Kentucky Proud Farm to Campus Program

10/20/14 - Kentucky speakers, foods take center stage at American Farmland Trust Conference

10/13/14 - Kentucky Proud joins the celebration of bourbon and all things Kentucky

10/6/14 - Kentucky Department of Agriculture awarded more than $300,000 for specialty crop projects


2013 Kentucky Agriculture Press Releases

2012 Kentucky Agriculture Press Releases
8/14/12 Kentucky Department of Agriculture Will Present New Displays at the 108th Kentucky State Fair
8/14/12 Purple Toad, Wight-Meyer Lead Medal Parade at the Kentucky State Fair Wine Competition
8/9/12 Commissioner Comer Appoints Grayson Smith Director of Rural Economic Development
8/6/12 Commissioner Comer: Kentucky Ag Department Can Help Drought-Plagued Farmers Find Forages
7/20/12 Agriculture Commissioner James Comer to Appear on Fox Business Program
7/9/12 Commissioner Comer to Speak at West Kentucky AgBioworks Meeting
7/3/12 Commissioner Comer Appoints Task Force to Study Fuel Testing Laboratory
6/27/12 New Law Taking Effect in July Aims to Protect Agritourism Operators and Participants
6/26/12 Commissioner Comer to Join in Celebration of Improvements at Anderson County Fairgrounds
6/21/12 Commissioner Comer to Join in Celebration of Improvements at Shelby County Fairgrounds
6/18/12 Comer to Participate in Groundbreaking for Pavilion at Elliott County Fairgrounds
6/8/12 Commissioner Comer Appoints Fred Nesler to Executive Post in Kentucky Ag Department
5/31/12 Commissioner Comer to Participate in Roy Strange Memorial 4-H Golf Scramble
5/18/12 Commissioner Comer to Visit Schools to Promote Healthy Food for Students
5/15/12 Commissioner Comer to Participate in Grand Opening of Albany Stockyards
5/7/12 Comer Encourages Producers and Organizations to Apply for Specialty Crop Grant Funding
4/16/12 Comer Appoints Grayson County Man to Serve as State's Top Beekeeper
4/12/12 Commissioner Comer Honors Roy Rich for Service on Pest Control Advisory Board
4/3/12 Kentucky National Dairy Show and Sale Commemorates 50 Years of Excellence
3/28/12 Commissioner Comer Warns Equine Owners Conditions are Ripe for West Nile Activity
3/27/12 Comer Praises Team Effort in Eastern Livestock Case; Victims Will Recover Losses
3/8/12 Kentucky Farm Bureau Beef Expo Cracks $1 Million in Gross Sales
3/2/12 Commissioner James Comer To Speak at Louis Crosier Farm Safety Symposium
3/2/12 Commissioner Comer To Address Purchase Area Cattle Producers
2/24/12 Commissioner Comer commends Weisenberger Mill on nearly 150 years as a family business
2/14/12 Alaska Patterns Restaurant Rewards Program After Popular Kentucky Proud Initiative
2/13/12 Commissioner Comer Asks Kentuckians to Join In National FFA Week Celebration
1/26/12 Kentucky Ag Department Safety Expert Will Share 'Life, Death, and Reality' Message
1/24/12 Agriculture Commissioner James Comer aids farmer denied payment for his grain
1/19/12 Rep. Henderson, Commissioner Comer Stand In Support of Hemp Bill
1/11/12 Agriculture Commissioner James Comer Asks State Auditor to Examine Previous KDA Administration
1/10/12 Commissioner Comer Invites Students to Enter Poster and Essay Contest
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Upcoming Public Meetings

  • Kentucky Milk Commission
    Dec. 15, 2014, at 10 a.m. EST
    Kentucky Department of Agriculture
    111 Corporate Drive
    Frankfort, Ky

  • Kentucky Egg Marketing Board
    Dec. 16, 2014, at 11 a.m. EST
    Kentucky Department of Agriculture
    107 Corporate Drive
    Frankfort, Ky

  • Kentucky Agricultural Development Board
    Dec. 19, 2014, at 10 a.m. EST
    Kentucky Chamber of Commerce
    464 Chenault Road
    Frankfort, Ky