Kentucky Proud

Horticulture

Horticulture

Ornamental Horticulture

Horticulture is the science, business and technology involved in plant cultivation for human use and consumption. It incorprates food plants and non-food crops like turf grass and ornamental plants.

SAVE THE DATE:

2014 Kentucky Fruit and Vegetable
Conference and Trade Show

JANUARY 6-7, 2014

 

Ornamental Horticulture

The ornamental program maintains and distributes the Kentucky Landscape Plant Availability Guide and works to develop new markets by representing Kentucky's green industry through regional and national tradeshows.

Produce Marketing

The Division of Value-Added Plant Production participates annually in the Kentucky Vegetable Growers Association and Horticulture Society meetings in Lexington and provides marketing assistance for Kentucky growers.

Kentucky Produce Auctions
Bath County Produce Auction (pdf)
Capstone Produce Auction website
Fairview Produce Auction (pdf)
Hart County Produce Auction (pdf)
Lincoln County Produce Auction (pdf) For price report information from Lincoln County, please call 606-355-0001.

 

Kentucky Produce Marketing Cooperatives
Central Kentucky Grower's Association, Inc.

Manager: Daryl Fryman
2190 Cincinnati Pike
Georgetown, KY 40324
(502) 863-0002 Fax: (502) 863-0676

Horticulture Advertising, Market Development, and Third Party GAP Audit Cost Share Grants

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture works with the Kentucky Horticulture Council to administer the advertising, market development, and third party GAP costshare grants program. These grants are provided by the Kentucky Agriculture Development Board through funding from Kentucky's Tobacco Settlement funds. To qualify all horticulture products must be Kentucky-grown, and applicants must be Kentucky Proud Members.