Kentucky Ag News
Vol. 7 No. 22  • December 1, 2014

UK hemp harvest

KDA seeks applications for hemp projects

Kentucky farmers and processors interested in participating in the 2015 round of industrial hemp pilot projects must apply by Jan. 1, the Kentucky Department of Agriculture has announced.




Agriculture Commissioner James Comer

Comer: Buy Ky. Proud this holiday season

Two recent developments have made it easier than ever to give the gift of Kentucky Proud.







Combine offloading corn at Winstead Farm

Ky. cash receipts hit a record $5.67B

Kentucky farmers achieved a record $5.67 billion in farm cash receipts in 2013, the National Agricultural Statistics Service announced Nov. 25.






Ben Shaffar

Kentuckians prominent in FVC conference

An historic announcement from the Deputy Secretary of Agriculture, a ground-breaking discussion between five departments of the Federal Government and a palpable enthusiasm among the 200 people in attendance marked the first National Farmer Veteran Stakeholders Conference.




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Kroger executive talks about Kentucky Proud

On a recent "Across Kentucky" podcast, host Mike Feldhaus spoke with Tim McGurk, public affairs manager for Kroger's Louisville division, about Kroger's recent move to stock 125 new Kentucky Proud products in 88 stores. (audio)





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Producers see benefits of on-farm storage

To make the harvest run smoother, Logan County farmer Lee Robey has taken some of his profits from the past few years of record grain prices and invested in on-farm storage.





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Tax planning for 2014

In making farm visits this fall, Kentucky Farm Business Analysis specialists are finding some clients with a potentially high 2014 taxable income.