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Understanding the Farm Bill: And why it's important to everyone
November 4, 2016
Understanding the Farm Bill: And why it's important to everyone

The Farm Bills of today contain multiple components and include mountains of information and regulations related to a variety of sectors including nutrition, the environment and rural development to name a few. But understanding it is not just important to those in the agriculture industry.

KFB Candid Conversations: Agriculture's role in alleviating hunger in Kentucky
November 3, 2016
KFB Candid Conversations: Agriculture's role in alleviating hunger in Kentucky

A discussion about the topical issues facing the agricultural industry in a Q&A format with  Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles. Commissioner Quarles talks about the Hunger Task Force created earlier this year to help alleviate the issue of food insecurity in Kentucky.

Auburn College of Veterinary Medicine and Kentucky Partnership: Helping students realize their educational dreams
October 28, 2016
Auburn College of Veterinary Medicine and Kentucky Partnership: Helping students realize their educational dreams

Since 1951, Kentucky students looking for careers in veterinarian medicine have taken advantage of the partnership between this state and AU Vet Med to help realize their dreams of becoming veterinarians.

MSU's Browning Orchard Serving as an Integral Part of University's Ag Program
October 26, 2016
MSU's Browning Orchard Serving as an Integral Part of University's Ag Program

Fall is the time of year in which many festival-type events are held, mostly in honor of food. The Browning Orchard Festival is no different but along with it being a celebration of the foods that are grown there, it is also a classroom for the agriculture programs at Morehead State University.

Retail food prices in Kentucky decrease slightly during 3rd Quarter
October 24, 2016
Retail food prices in Kentucky decrease slightly during 3rd Quarter

After a slight increase in food prices was experienced during the second quarter of 2016, third quarter results returned to declines.

Farm to School Month spotlights efforts to get more local foods into Kentucky schools
October 19, 2016
Farm to School Month spotlights efforts to get more local foods into Kentucky schools

Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles encourages Kentucky school children to celebrate Farm to School Month in October and throughout the year.

Elizabethtown SBDC director recognized as one of the best
October 18, 2016
Elizabethtown SBDC director recognized as one of the best

The Office of Veterans Business Development recognized Patricia Krausman, director of the Elizabethtown Small Business Development Center, as one of the six most outstanding instructors for the 2016 Boots 2 Business program.

UK forestry department celebrates National Forest Products Week – all year long
October 14, 2016
UK forestry department celebrates National Forest Products Week – all year long

National Forest Products Week, Oct.16 – 22, recognizes the sustainable benefits of wood materials and their important role in the nation’s economy.

USDA TO MEASURE ROW CROPS PRODUCTION
October 14, 2016
USDA to Measure Row Crops Production

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service began mailing the annual Row Crops County Agricultural Production Survey today.

Ballard County Farm Donated to Murray State University for Agriculture Research and Education
October 10, 2016
Ballard County Farm Donated to Murray State University for Agriculture Research and Education

In keeping with his ongoing love of agriculture, his land, and a promise he made to his wife, Judge Jimmy Don Robinson generously donated Eagle Rest Plantation to the Murray State University (MSU) Foundation, Inc. The donation will benefit the Hutson School of Agriculture, students, faculty, staff, and regional and state agricultural initiatives.