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"It's Gooo-od": Feeding Kentucky Buys 10,000 Pounds of Purnell's Sausage

Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles has announced Feeding Kentucky has purchased 10,080 pounds of Kentucky Proud pork sausage from the iconic Purnell’s “Old Folks” headquartered in Simpsonville, Kentucky. The purchase is funded by a historic donation from Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company to Feeding Kentucky as part of the Kentucky Hunger Initiative last month.

Across Kentucky - March 3, 2020
February 27, 2020
Across Kentucky - March 3, 2020

The film “Silo”, that was filmed on a Kentucky farm, is helping to spread the message of farm safety across the state and nation.  Kentucky Department of Agriculture Farm and Home Safety Coordinator Dale Dobson says the film will be shown at the Safety Symposium March 13 in Elizabethtown.  And Dobson talks about the importance of farmers being when working in grain bins.

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Across Kentucky - March 2, 2020
February 27, 2020
Across Kentucky - March 2, 2020

The University of Kentucky will host their second Kentucky Agriculture Training School Thursday, March 5, at the Grain and Forage Center of Excellence in Princeton.  KATS Coordinator Lori Rogers says this school will focus on green-up of the 2020 wheat crop, soil considerations, straw sale, and other topics.

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February 21, 2020 - Legislative Report No. 8 - 2020 Kentucky General Assembly
February 21, 2020
February 21, 2020 - Legislative Report No. 8 - 2020 Kentucky General Assembly
Across Kentucky Promo February 24, 2020 - February 28, 2020
February 20, 2020
Across Kentucky Promo February 24, 2020 - February 28, 2020

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Across Kentucky - February 28, 2020
February 20, 2020
Across Kentucky - February 28, 2020

Kentucky Student and Career Readiness Director Matt Chaliff says it is not only important to salute FFA members during National FFA Week, but is also a great time to thank FFA Advisers.  Chaliff talks about the importance of FFA Advisers and the ever-changing focus of agriculture programs at schools across the state.

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Across Kentucky - February 27, 2020
February 20, 2020
Across Kentucky - February 27, 2020

Kentucky Soybean Association board member Jed Clark from Graves County was among farmers who recently shared the message of agriculture and soybeans at the 55th Annual National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville.  Clark talks about his conversations with show visitors and his family farm in Graves County.

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