Kentucky Proud

Press Releases

Rifles and knives from Richie Farmer administration to go up for auction

The state will auction dozens of high-quality collector’s items left over from a 2008 agriculture conference during Richie Farmer’s tenure as Kentucky agriculture commissioner. The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will sell 13 Remington rifles and 16 Case knives in an auction May 5 at KDFWR headquarters, 1 Sportsman’s Lane west of Frankfort.

4/15/14 - Comer welcomes Campbellsville University to Kentucky Proud Farm to Campus Program

4/11/14 - State agriculture department honors Poster and Essay Contest winners

4/10/14 - Kentucky Proud is in the starting gate for the They're Off! Luncheon and other Derby festivities

4/7/14 - Comer urges specialty crop producers to seek federal funding for projects

3/19/14 - Comer invites Lexington Legends fans to enjoy Appalachia Proud burgers at the game in 2014

3/18/14 - Comer: On National Agriculture Day March 25, consider ag's vital role in our everyday lives

3/6/14 - Sales top a record $1.14 million at the 2014 Beef Expo

4/15/14 - Comer welcomes Campbellsville University to Kentucky Proud Farm to Campus Program

4/11/14 - State agriculture department honors Poster and Essay Contest winners

4/10/14 - Kentucky Proud is in the starting gate for the They're Off! Luncheon and other Derby festivities

4/7/14 - Comer urges specialty crop producers to seek federal funding for projects

3/19/14 - Comer invites Lexington Legends fans to enjoy Appalachia Proud burgers at the game in 2014

3/18/14 - Comer: On National Agriculture Day March 25, consider ag's vital role in our everyday lives

3/6/14 - Sales top a record $1.14 million at the 2014 Beef Expo



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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 Agricultural Finance Corp.
    Friday, May 9, 2014, at 10 a.m. EDT
    Transportation Cabinet Office Building
    200 Mero Street
    Frankfort, Ky.


  • Kentucky Agricultural Development Board
    Friday, May 16, 2014, at 10 a.m. EDT
    Bath County Extension Office
    Owingsville, Ky.