Agriculture Commissioner James Comer, Eastern Kentucky University President Doug Whitlock state Rep. Rita Smart, EKU student Jacob Garrison, and other dignitaries cut a maroon ribbon to open a kiosk featuring Kentucky Proud products in the university bookstore.
"Kentucky is the leading beef cattle state east of the Mississippi River. Nearly 40,000 Kentucky farmers raise beef cattle. Beef also is an important source of protein, vitamins, and minerals," Agriculture Commissioner James Comer said.
The Kentucky State Board of Agriculture today approved Dr. Bradley A. Keough of Franklin County as the new deputy state veterinarian at the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.