Friday, March 2, 2012
For more information contact:
Holly VonLuehrte
(502) 573-0450


Commissioner Comer to address Purchase Area cattle producers

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Agriculture Commissioner James Comer will be the featured speaker at the Purchase Area Cattlemen’s Association dinner on March 5 at the Graves County High School cafeteria.

“As a beef cattle producer myself, I am well aware of the challenges and opportunities facing Kentucky’s cattle industry,” Commissioner Comer said. “I look forward to speaking to the Purchase Area Cattlemen’s Association and visiting with old and new friends.”

Commissioner Comer is founder and owner of James Comer Jr. Farms, a 950-acre beef cattle, timber and hay farming operation in his native Monroe County. He also co-owns Comer Land & Cattle Co., a family farming operation, with his father and brother.

Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. CST. Commissioner Comer will speak at approximately 7:15 p.m.

For more information on the dinner, contact the McCracken County Extension Office at (270) 554-9520.