Kentucky Ag News
Vol. 6 No. 18  • October 18, 2013

Jamie and Bobby Deen

Food, stars highlight Incredible Food Show

More than 100 exhibitors have signed up for the Kentucky Proud Incredible Food Show Oct. 26 at the Lexington Center. Also: Kristen Branscum, executive director of the KDA's marketing office, talks about the attractions at the fifth edition of Kentucky's signature food event. (audio)



Commissioner James Comer

Comer welcomes guests to KDA offices

Agriculture Commissioner James Comer talked about the Kentucky Department of Agriculture's efforts in transparency, accountability, efficiency, and management in the first KDA open house Oct. 15 at his Franfort office. (video)



Asbury President Sandra Gray and Commissioner Comer

Asbury joins Farm to Campus Program

Asbury University became the first private institution of higher learning in Kentucky to enter the Kentucky Proud Farm to Campus Program in a ceremony Oct. 10 in front of the school’s Johnson Cafeteria.
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Art contest marks Farm to School Week

Kentucky students can learn about the benefits of local food while competing for prizes in the third annual Farm to School Art Contest. The statewide contest will commemorate Farm to School Week Oct. 20-25.





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Orange Leaf co-owner embraces Udderly Ky.

Evan Morris explained Orange Leaf's decision to use only Udderly Kentucky milk in its frozen yogurt products in 11 Orange Leaf shops in Kentucky on a recent episode of Kentucky Farm Bureau's "Across Kentucky," (audio)





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Kentucky's retail food prices jump 5.7%

Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Marketbasket Survey total not only reflects a 2.8 percent increase over the average price reported in the third quarter of 2012, but it may also imply that Kentucky is finally catching up to national retail food price trends.



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2014 Roadside Market enrollment open

The season for roadside farm markets is far from over, but Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) wants to help market owners get next year’s efforts off to a great start – enrollment for the 2014 Certified Roadside Farm Market program is now open.