A message from the Commissioner

“This past year saw our community and the world struggle to overcome the devasting impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The challenges highlighted the importance of farm families and our partners. At the beginning of the pandemic, the Kentucky Department of Agriculture promised to do our part to combat the spread and provide help for our agriculture community.
Ryan Quarles
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Farmers’ Markets

Find fresh, local and healthy foods at more than 160 successful farmers’ markets across the commonwealth.

Senate Bill 3

From the desk of Dr. Ryan Quarles: Senate Bill 3

Commissioner of Agriculture Dr. Ryan Quarles sent the following to Kentucky agricultural leaders on Friday, March 26, regarding Senate Bill 3.