Kentucky Ag News
Vol. 8 No. 10 • June 1, 2015

General Tonini, Kate Horning

Memorial guests enjoy Ky. Proud meal

Guests at the unveiling of the Kentucky National Guard Memorial on Memorial Day were treated to a luncheon of Kentucky Proud products prior to the ceremony at the Boone National Guard Center.




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Carla Hall headlines Incredible Food Show

Daytime TV star and former “Top Chef” contestant Carla Hall will serve as the celebrity chef of the seventh annual Kentucky Proud Incredible Food Show Oct. 24 at The Lexington Center and Rupp Arena.




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KDA offers spay/neuter grants

Local governments and nonprofits are invited to apply for grants from the Kentucky Animal Control Advisory Board to help Kentuckians spay and neuter their pets.






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Mini-grants will help schools get local foods

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s Tina Garland, says mini-grants could help Kentucky school systems boost the farm-to-school movement toward use of locally grown foods in school menus. (audio)




University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

UK Dining benefits from local beef deal

An agreement between two Kentucky processors and a large food distributor is opening up a much-needed market for Appalachian beef cattle. That burger the students enjoy might very well originate from their own family farms or neighboring farms.



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KFB seeks nominations for ag literacy award

The award, presented annually by KFB during its annual meeting, was established to recognize and reward teachers who excel in their efforts to incorporate agricultural concepts throughout their core academic studies.




University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

State-of-the-art feed mill rises at UK farm

The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture chose to see a 2013 fire as an opportunity to create a state-of-the-art facility that would better serve the animals and propel research programs associated with animal feeding.