Kentucky Ag News
Vol. 10 No. 7 • March 30, 2017
State Veterinarian Robert C. Stout said the National Veterinary Services Laboratory in Ames, Iowa, confirmed the presence of H7N9 low pathogenic avian influenza in samples taken from the Christian County premises.
Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles said March 20 that industry and government leaders must do more to attract young people to careers in agriculture.
Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles has announced that the comment period for a proposed federal regulation on smokeless tobacco products has been extended from April 10 to July 10.
Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles toured Kentucky State University's aquaculture research facility on March 27. (photos)
Blue Grass Stockyards COO Jim Akers gives host Mike Feldhaus an update on construction of the new facility in Fayette County. (audio)
The Kentucky 4-H Foundation recently named Melissa Miller as executive director and Benjamin Carr as director of advancement.
Kentucky Farm Bureau, in partnership with Farm Credit Mid-America, has published a book by Kentucky artist and author, Mitchell Tolle titled "The Most Wonderful Dream."
The Emergency Wheat Freeze Damage Training, coordinated by Edwin Ritchey, UK soil extension specialist, and other members of UK’s Wheat Science Group, was in response to frigid temperatures March 14-16.
It is imperative that stocker operators pay careful attention to the market, their costs, and what can be paid for stocker calves this spring.
- MarketReady producer training
- Beekeepers schools
- Fifth Annual Appalachian Seed Swap
- Kentucky Forest Industries Association annual meeting
- KSU Mobile Poultry Processing Unit training
- Greenhouse tomato production field day
- KSU outdoor aquaculture program
- Precision Dairy Farming Conference
- Teen forest leadership program
Kentucky Farm Fact
- Kentucky produced 308 million chickens in 2015, seventh in the nation. #KyAg365