Kentucky Ag News
Vol. 9 No. 12 • July 5, 2016
The task force's series of regional meetings continues in London July 6 and Lexington July 7.
With the Fourth of July and peak summer travel season around the corner, state and local authorities are working with retailers to prevent thieves from stealing consumers’ data at motor fuel pumps, Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles announced.
The Kentucky state veterinarian’s office is continuing to investigate a case of alleged animal neglect on a farm in Mercer County while helping to coordinate care for 43 horses at the center of the case.
State Apiarist Tammy Horn Potter says Kentucky's plan defines a list of goals to help protect pollinators while at the same time still promoting agriculture.
The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board is currently accepting applications for the Kentucky On-Farm Energy Efficiency Incentive Program.
An endophyte fungus that commonly infects tall fescue can affect livestock. Summertime tends to be peak time for fungus-related problems.
- Kentucky Hunger Task Force regional meetings
- Franklin County Farm-City Field Day
- National Junior Limousin Show and Congress
- Kentucky Pollinator Protection Plan meeting
- Heartland Apicultural Society meeting
- Poster and Essay Contest awards ceremony
- Woodland Owners Short Course
- Kentucky Junior Livestock Expo - West
- UK Corn, Soybean, & Tobacco Field Day
- KJCA Beef Scholars skillathon
- Kentucky State Fair
Kentucky Farm Fact
- The Kentucky Department of Agriculture's 15 motor fuel pump inspectors check some 60,000 pumps throughout the Commonwealth every year to make sure they are dispensing the correct amount of fuel. They also look to assure the pumps are in proper working order and haven't been compromised by thieves looking to steal consumers' credit card data.