Kentucky Ag News
Vol. 9 No. 20 • November 1, 2016

Commissioner Ryan Quarles

Quarles addresses Ky. Women in Ag

The 17th annual Kentucky Women in Agriculture Conference addressed "The Race to Solve Hunger in Kentucky" on Oct. 24 in Bowling Green. Check out the photos and watch the video.




Across Kentucky

KDA ready for North American

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture's John Chism, superintendent of the beef show at the North American International Livestock Exposition, talks about some of the feedback he gets from exhibitors and farmers. (audio)




Kentucky Farm Bureau

Young Farm Family finalists named

The three finalists are Bradford and Karen Hines of Hart County; Ben and Katie Furnish of Harrison County; and Matt and Amanda Gajdzik of Shelby County.





University of Kentucky

Value of applying poultry litter in fall

While not optimal from an economic, agronomic, or environmental perspective, producers still need to understand the economic value from applying poultry litter in the fall.




Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market

Certified Roadside Market enrollment open

Returning markets that renew their membership by November 21 receive the discounted rate of $275.






University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment

UK study helps bats recover

University of Kentucky researchers are taking progressive measures to attempt the re-establishment of bat species.





Marketbasket Survey

Ky. retail food prices decrease slightly

The decrease of 1.39 percent was led by a 9.64 percent decrease in the poultry category which includes the price of eggs.






USDA issues $1.7 billion through CRP

The investment, part of the voluntary USDA Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), will allow producers to protect almost 24 million acres of wetlands, grasslands and wildlife habitat in 2016.