Kentucky Ag News
Vol. 5 No. 17 • Dec. 4, 2012
“By having a high-ranking member of Kentucky’s law enforcement community on our side, we can more effectively break down any myths that are still attached to this potential crop," Commissioner Comer said.
We have the soil, the climate, the expertise, and the work ethic to produce just about anything. We have the capacity to create opportunities in non-production sectors of agriculture.
Guest comments from Commissioner of Agriculture James Comer and a keynote address from Craig Jagger, principal and founder of Legis Consulting, LLC, in Maryland, highlight the Commodity Luncheon Dec. 6.
Conservation loans allow farmers and ranchers to implement conservation practices on their land that will help protect natural resources.
“The Executive Director is responsible for Kentucky's statewide program of rural agribusiness development,” KCARD says in an advertisement for the position.
With estimates that up to 70 percent of farm land will change hands by 2025, the average age of Kentucky farm operators being 57, and uncertainty around federal inheritance tax policy, the need and demand for farm transition planning is strong.
- Kentuckiana Crop Production Seminar
- 93rd Kentucky Farm Bureau annual meeting
- Feeding Sheep and Goats (Purdue University webinar series)
- 2013 Fruit and Vegetable Conference
- Kentucky Cattlemen's Association convention
- Kentucky Landscape Industries Winter Conference & Expo
- UK Equine Showcase and 4th Annual Kentucky Breeders Short Course