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Dairy month in Kentucky

Local farmers gathered Wednesday at the Department of Agriculture for the start of dairy month.

Beef demand is up, cattle farmers still taking a hit

Beef demand is up, cattle farmers still taking a hit

UK helping students and farmers with ‘Farm to Fork’ program

Something happens every Wednesday at the University of Kentucky that helps students and area farmers. 

See Video: Farmers bring hay to flood-victim farms in the region

Delivery goes to Estill and Lee counties.

You can get to know local KY farmers: Community Supported AG Fair this week

Kentuckians can get to know the farmers who grow their food, virtually.

Investment increases ethanol, biofuel sales jobs, market in Kentucky

The USDA announced an investment that the Trump administration is providing for rural businesses. The investment is over $4.2 million, it will help increase American ethanol and biofuel sales in Kentucky.

Man found dead in road in Rowan County

A Morehead man was found dead in the road Saturday night in the Farmers community of Rowan County, according to the coroner.

Kentucky farmers donated enough produce for 5 million meals in 2019

Officials with the nonprofit organization, Feeding Kentucky, say farmers across the state donated more than 3 million pounds of produce to food banks.

Trade-related relief payments cushion some Kentucky farmers

Agricultural economists say international trade uncertainty looms over Kentucky's farm economy.

3 Ky farmers plead guilty to insurance fraud-related charges

Three Kentucky farmers have pleaded guilty to federal charges related to crop insurance fraud.

Farmers’ loyalty to Trump tested over new corn-ethanol rules

When President Donald Trump ordered tariffs on China that scrambled global grain markets, many U.S. farmers were willing to absorb the financial hit.

Record rain negatively impacting farmers

Several parts of the state are still under flood warnings and advisories through the week, and that's a problem for some Kentucky farmers.

Black Soil: Our Better Nature

Black Soil: Our Better Nature is a company that connects consumers and black agriculturalists across the state of Kentucky. Its mission is to connect black Kentuckians to their heritage and legacy in agriculture. Here to tell us more is Ashley and Trevor.

Grant awarded to help Ky. farmers, those hungry

The Kentucky Association of Food Banks was recently awarded a $15,000 grant to help Kentucky farmers recover losses for their unmarketable produce this growing season while helping their neighbors in need.

Firm breaks ground on Kentucky hemp manufacturing facility

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A company has broken ground on a facility to develop and manufacture hemp-based products in Kentucky. State officials say the facility...

Former crop insurance agent sentenced to 5 years for crop insurance fraud

A United States District Judge has sentenced a woman to 5 years in federal prison Tuesday.

Quarles says voluntary ‘Ag Tag’ donations totaled over $600,000 in 2018

Kentucky farmers made $612,106.42 in voluntary donations to the Ag Tag Program in the 2018 fiscal year ended June 30, the second-highest total in the history of the program, Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles announced.

UPDATE: Police make arrest in Rowan County shooting

Kentucky State Police accuse Harvey Kissick of shooting two people outside a Rowan County bingo hall Monday night.

Milk crisis to close Dean Foods plant, cost jobs

The milk crisis at Dean Foods is forcing dairy farmers out of business and will eliminate more than 60 jobs at a Kentucky plant.

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2021 36 Blitz: Frankfort Panthers

FRANKFORT, Ky (WTVQ) - Last season the Frankfort panther went 2 and 5. Their fewest wins since 2015. Considering what they were up against...

Madison County Public Schools not requiring masks to begin school year

Masks will be required to be worn on regular bus routes to and from school, according to the district's Return to School Plan.

State-run health facilities get new COVID rules, mask-mandate not off table: Beshear

State has seen 38 straight days of increased positivity