Kentucky Ag News
Vol. 7 No. 12  • June 16, 2014

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Udderly Ky. gives dairy industry a lift

As if powered by the Kentucky Proud milk it stands for, Udderly Kentucky has been in a serious growth spurt since its launch 11 months ago.





Tammy Horn

Podcasts abuzz over new state apiarist

Tammy Horn, Kentucky's new state apiarist, spoke to host Ray Bowman about the state of the beekeeping industry on a recent episode of "The Food and Farm File." Dr. Horn talked about her new post on Kentucky Farm Bureau's "Across Kentucky" podcast.





T.J. Yazell and Luke Arthur

Expo season kicks off in Morehead

Livestock exhibitors from all over Kentucky met for the first of three Kentucky Junior Livestock Expos on June 10 in Morehead. Pictures from the event are on the Kentucky Department of Agriculture's page on Facebook.





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Kentucky gets millions in MSA settlement

As a result of an agreement between Kentucky and tobacco manufacturers prompted by an adverse ruling in the 2003 MSA arbitration proceeding, the state has settled 10 years of disputed claims and litigation, starting with 2003 payments and running through 2012.




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KDDC celebrates June Dairy Month

Maury Cox, executive director of the Kentucky Dairy Development Council, talked about June Dairy Month and how dairy farmers are doing in the state on a recent edition of the "Across Kentucky" podcast. (audio)





University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment

UK tractor team is back on top

The University of Kentucky's quarter-scale tractor team reclaimed the top spot at the recent American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International Quarter Scale Tractor Student Design Competition.





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KFB Farmer of the Year deadline near

Kentucky farmers have until July 1 to submit nominations for Kentucky Farm Bureau Farmer of the Year.







Snug Hollow cabin

Where the Bluegrass and Appalachia meet

Barbara Napier is an artist, and for years Snug Hollow Farm in rural Estill County has been her canvas and her passion.