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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 1, 2024) – Jonathan Shell has officially been sworn in as Kentucky’s next Commissioner of Agriculture.   Shell was sworn in at a ceremony in Lancaster, …

FRANKFORT (Dec. 7, 2023) – Three Kentucky small farm wineries combined to win all five Commissioner’s Cup awards, the top prizes in the 2023 Kentucky Commonwealth Commercial Wine …

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 6, 2023) –   Registration is now open for the 2024 Kentucky Fruit and Vegetable Conference, the premier event for statewide produce growers to interact and learn, …

Louisville, Ky. (December 4, 2024)  – Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) announced Webster County farmer Eddie Melton was elected as the new president of KFB during the organization’s 104 th …

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 27, 2023) –   Kentucky students are invited to enter the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s (KDA) annual Poster and Essay Contest, Commissioner of Agriculture …

Thousands of children are injured and hundreds are killed every year by hazards found on the farm. Some of these children are working on the farm while others wander into trouble on their own or are …

Runovers caused by falls from tractors and trailing equipment are one of the most common forms of unintentional injuries that happen on the farm or ranch. Many of these lead to serious injury and …

Standby generators provide emergency electrical power during disruptions caused by winter storms and other disasters. However, you need to take some special precautions to ensure safe, efficient …

From Kentucky Department of Agriculture   FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 20, 2023) – Commissioner of Agriculture Dr. Ryan Quarles honored Kentucky’s farmers and proclaimed …

Louisville, KY (September 21, 2023) -- Mark Haney announced today that he is stepping away from his role as president of Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) in December. Haney is the longest serving president …

It has been a busy past few months in 4-H hosting competitions centered on poultry. There were three poultry-related 4-H culinary contests sponsored by the Kentucky Poultry Federation, that were held …

PRINCETON, Ky. – From market expectations to pesticides to cover crops, the University of Kentucky Martin-Gatton College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment provided an extensive list of …

As farmers experience the highest suicide rates nationwide of any occupation, a Kentucky coalition puts them in the forefront, promoting their physical and mental health, and safety. Raising Hope is …

Dale Dobson says the first annual appreciation and awards day for farmers has been a long time coming. On Sept. 20, he hopes farmers from across the state fill the area between the Capitol and Annex …

MURRAY, Ky. – Murray State University’s Hutson School of Agriculture and the Murray-Calloway County Chamber of Commerce will again partner to host this year’s Breakfast on the …

FRANKFORT  - On the first of September each year, thousands of hunters flock to Kentucky’s fields with shotguns slung over their shoulders. Despite the particularly heavy summer heat …

Simpsonville KY:   Under the Wiche Pavillion, business is brisk at the Simpsonville Farmers’ Market, even at 11:00 AM. Local musicians serenade the crowd; Black Paw Farms has a large …

AgLand brings back more than an acre of agriculture exhibits at the Kentucky State Fair this year. And several commodity groups geared up to be featured in South Wing A, where the state’s farm …

Kentucky State University provides a much-needed water testing service to Kentucky’s fruit and vegetable farmers as these producers work to successfully meet the water quality standards set in …

Alice Baesler, a co-founder of Kentucky Women in Agriculture whose career influenced many issues and programs in Kentucky Agriculture, died on Aug. 7 at the age of 82. Baesler, a Lexington …

Attorney General Daniel Cameron calls on Congress to prevent liberal states like California from running Kentucky farmers and pork producers out of business. General Cameron partnered with 15 …

A successful garden is a garden of overflow. There’s plenty of fresh produce for the day’s meals and hours of busy canning or freezing so the bounty will continue providing nourishment …

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