Kentucky Ag News
Vol. 8 No. 11 • June 15, 2015


Kentucky restricts bird sales, movement

“We are taking these steps out of an abundance of caution,” State Veterinarian Robert C. Stout said.






Commissioner James Comer

Comer: Statistics help us tell ag's story

The information the National Agricultural Statistics Service gathers is needed for us to measure where we’ve been, where we are, and where we are going as an industry.





Dairy cows

Join the June Dairy Month celebration

Agriculture Commissioner James Comer invites all Kentuckians to join him in raising a glass to Kentucky’s dairy farm families during June Dairy Month.





Commissioner Comer and interns

Comer welcomes 2015 KDA interns

The interns will gain hands-on experience and learn how the department works to improve the lives of all Kentuckians every day.





D's Jerky

Discovery opens doors for D's Jerky

When pro golfer Brett Melton started selling his uncle’s Kentucky Proud beef jerky at a golf course he owns in southern Indiana, he didn’t realize it could lead to the product being sold in more than 24 Sam’s Club stores, including locations in Owensboro and Evansville, Indiana.



Oscar Lark on Buttercup

Long C offers happy trails

Long C Trails is a family-operated trail ride that offers clean family fun in a peaceful, alcohol-free atmosphere, promises its owner.





Across Kentucky logo

Distributor hails Kentucky Proud-Kroger deal

Steve Smith, president of Louisville distributor Fishmarket Seafood and Meats, tells host Mike Feldhaus all involved are "extremely pleased" with the partnership so far.





Kentucky Agricultural Development Fund

Legislative panel looks at county investments

New county agricultural cost share dollars are being rolled out across Kentucky, with over $1.69 million approved in May for programs in 12 tobacco dependent counties.