Kentucky Ag News
Vol. 6 No. 17 • October 2, 2013
Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt will use only Udderly Kentucky milk in its frozen yogurt products in 11 Orange Leaf shops in Kentucky.
Kentucky beef cattle producers are taking advantage of more opportunities today than ever before to add value to their cattle.
Agriculture Commissioner James Comer today stood up to Attorney General Jack Conway when the commonwealth’s top law enforcement official issued a letter stating that farmers who attempt to grow industrial hemp in Kentucky will put themselves at risk of arrest and prosecution.
The Farm to Campus program will help Morehead State University find more local foods to serve to its students and staff, expand the local food system, and enrich the experience of students in the university’s agriculture program, Agriculture Commissioner James Comer said.
They are Shane and Mary Courtney of Shelby County, Jonathan and Jessica Gaskins of Adair County, and Dustin and Tammy White of Union County.
Fall is a great time for city families to take a trip to the farm, and the KDA's Amelia Wilson told host Mike Feldhaus hundreds of agritourism destinations are just a click away. (audio)
Because of the potential opportunity for Kentucky farmers, UK organized an Extension team and got funding from the USDA Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program to see if organically produced corn fits in Kentucky..
- CFA Beginning Farmer Conference
- Kentucky Grazing Conference
- UK Dare to Dairy Program
- Kentucky Proud Incredible Food Show
- National FFA Convention & Expo
- 2013 GOAP Conference
- Kentucky Women in Agriculture Conference
- North American International Livestock Exposition
- Farmer Veteran Coalition Women Veterans in Agriculture Conference
- 2013 Kentucky Agricultural Summit
Kentucky Farm Fact
Kentucky was fourth in the nation with 120 ATV-related deaths in 2008-2011, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.