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GMO Labeling Bill Passes Congress: New law to help fight against misinformation
July 18, 2016
GMO Labeling Bill Passes Congress: New law to help fight against misinformation

Passage of the National Biotech Disclosure Bill did not come without concessions and won’t have everything all sides in the issue had hoped for, but it will have something they can work with.

Pasture to Plate by Ray Bowman
July 18, 2016
Pasture to Plate by Ray Bowman

Increased interest in locally sourced foods has provided a growing market for small farms selling produce directly. 

Kentucky Pollinator Protection Plan
June 24, 2016
Kentucky Pollinator Protection Plan

According to information from the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, three-fourths of the world’s flowering plants and about 35 percent of the world’s food crops depend on animal pollinators to reproduce.

University of Kentucky Agricultural Field Day Sets Attendance Record
May 26, 2016
University of Kentucky Agricultural Field Day Sets Attendance Record

This year's University of Kentucky Agricultural Field Day set a record for attendance with more than 2,000 students from three states.

 

New Dairy Research Facility Built with Cow Comfort in Mind
May 26, 2016
New Dairy Research Facility Built with Cow Comfort in Mind

 The University of Kentucky 

College of Agriculture, Food and Environment recently completed work on a facility located at the Coldstream Dairy Research Farm that will help in dairy research efforts.

Kentucky Farm Bureau and Storm Season: The Mayfield Tornado
May 26, 2016
Kentucky Farm Bureau and Storm Season: The Mayfield Tornado

Kentuckians live in a beautiful place but unfortunately it is also in a part of the country prone to severe weather outbreaks, especially in the western portion of the state.

 

For Frank Penn, Horses and Tobacco have made a Great Combination on the Farm
May 26, 2016
For Frank Penn, Horses and Tobacco have made a Great Combination on the Farm

In the world of Kentucky agriculture, it doesn’t get much more traditional than tobacco and horses. 

Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine Feels Like Kentucky Home for Vet Students from the Commonwealth
May 26, 2016
Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine Feels Like Kentucky Home for Vet Students from the Commonwealth

Thousands of students who hail from the Bluegrass State are attending Auburn University’s College of Veterinarian Medicine. 

For Cattle Producers, Kentucky is Cow Country
April 12, 2016
For Cattle Producers, Kentucky is Cow Country

Kentucky beef cattle producers have reason to be proud. 

Kentucky Tobacco Still No.1 for Some Farm Families
April 12, 2016
Kentucky Tobacco Still No.1 for Some Farm Families

There is no doubt Kentucky agriculture has a long history in producing the best tobacco in the world and growers have done so for generations.

Even as markets have changed, there are still farm families that depend on it to be the main source of income for their operations.