Kentucky Ag News
Vol. 9 No. 21 • November 23, 2016
The Kentucky Hunger Task Force reviewed the findings of the 10 regional meetings held earlier this year and mapped out an action plan for the next three months in a meeting Nov. 22 in Frankfort.
Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles talks about the Hunger Task Force created earlier this year to explore ways to alleviate the issue of food insecurity in this state.
From the turkey to the Christmas tree and everything in between, you and your loved ones can enjoy an all-Kentucky Proud holiday.
Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles talked to legislators about the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s legislative agenda for 2017 in a meeting of the Interim Joint Committee on Agriculture Nov. 9 in Frankfort. (video)
Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles invites Kentucky students to create and submit original works to show agriculture’s role in addressing the nation’s hunger problem in the 17th annual Poster and Essay Contest.
Five Kentucky county fairs were awarded grants totaling more than $455,000 from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture for fairgrounds construction and remodeling, Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles has announced.
Tina Garland, coordinator of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture's Farm to School Program, talks about the department's efforts to get local foods into more Kentucky schools. (audio)
Kentucky Farm Fact
- Make this a Kentucky Proud holiday! Look for Kentucky Proud products and retailers at kyproud.com.