Kentucky Ag News
Vol. 8 No. 22 • December 1, 2015

Kentucky Proud Store

Kentucky Proud Store opens in Lexington

Ed Puterbaugh cut the ribbon to officially open his Kentucky Proud Store Nov. 30 with help from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture's Roger Snell. See more photos from the grand opening on the KDA's Facebook page.




Kris Wissing

Wissing touts Homegrown By Heroes

Kris Wissing, producer of Paradise Jellies of Lexington, says the Kentucky Department of Agriculture's Homegrown By Heroes program is helping him get his products on Kroger shelves. (audio)




Kentucky Farm Bureau

KFB ready to host 96th Annual Meeting

More than 1,500 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) members from across the state will gather for the organization’s 96th annual meeting December 2-5 at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville.




University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment

UK: Every KADF dollar returns $2

Kentucky Agricultural Development Fund investments from 2007 through 2014 have positively and significantly impacted agriculture and agribusiness in Kentucky according to a report released Nov. 20.




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USDA begins CRP enrollment period

The next general enrollment period for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) begins Dec. 1, 2015, and ends on Feb. 26, 2016.





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Handbook highlights organic resources

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has released to staff its new Organic Farming Handbook describing things they need to know when working with organic producers.