Kentucky Ag News
Vol. 5 No. 18  •  Dec. 17, 2012

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Comer to visit 120th Kentucky county

On December 17, Agriculture Commissioner James Comer will fulfill his promise to take agriculture to every county in Kentucky. His 120th county visit will take place in Martin County.


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Share your success at the Kentucky Cattlemen's Association convention

Kentucky beef producers will have the opportunity to compare notes with each other, hear from beef and forage experts, and visit the popular Ag Industry Trade Show.



Kentucky Proud

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2013 Fruit and Vegetable Conference

Agriculture Commissioner James Comer is scheduled to address the opening session of the Kentucky Fruit and Vegetable Conference Jan. 7 in Lexington.

Kentucky Agricultural Development Fund

Ag Development Board invests $5.6 million

The awards included three marketing grants for a total of nearly $4.77 million.



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Guffey named to FFA post

Dr. Kristie Broadbent Guffey has accepted the position of Agricultural Education Program Consultant/Kentucky FFA Leadership Training Center Director, Kentucky FFA has announced.



A Taste of Kentucky

A Taste of Kentucky nears 30 years

“We’re so fortunate to have so many creative people here in Kentucky,” co-owner John Hassman said.


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Census gives farmers a voice in their future

Kentucky farm operators along with farm operators across America are about to participate in the nation’s largest, most detailed statistical portrait of U.S. agriculture — the 2012 Census of Agriculture.



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USDA awards help deliver vet services
to underserved communities

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has issued 47 awards - including two in Kentucky - to help veterinarians repay a portion of their veterinary school loans in return for serving areas lacking sufficient veterinary resources.