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Press Releases

KDA seeks posters, essays, digital images on 'Growing the next generation of farmers'

"Kentucky Agriculture: Growing the Next Generation of Farmers" is the theme of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture's 2015 Poster and Essay Contest.

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

 










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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 Development Board
    Nov. 21, 2014, at 9 a.m. EST
    Franklin County Extension Office
    101 Lakeview Court
    Frankfort, Ky
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  • Kentucky Agricultural Finance Corp.
    Dec. 5, 2014, at 1 p.m. EST
    Galt House, Morrow Room
    140 North 4th Street
    Louisville, Ky
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  • Kentucky Agricultural Development Board
    Dec. 19, 2014, at 10 a.m. EST
    Kentucky Chamber of Commerce
    464 Chenault Road
    Frankfort, Ky
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