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USDA identifies mystery seeds from China

The USDA believes the seed shipments are part of a 'brushing scam.'

Food banks, meal agencies get innovative with services

State, federal agencies waive, change regulations to help

Kentucky moving to a commercial hemp program state

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture will use this year to transition from a hemp research pilot program to a commercial hemp program.

KY Department of Agriculture awards grants to county fairs

The department says any incorporated fair board in Kentucky can apply with the State Aid to Local Agricultural Fairs Program

Hemp application period underway in Kentucky

For the first time, the Kentucky Department of Agriculture is hosting an online application portal on its hemp webpage.

Hemp program taking applications for 2019

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture

Farm to School Program wins USDA grant

KDA's Farm to School Program was awarded a grant to expand efforts to help schools serve local foods to students.

Recreational Zip lines, similar devices must be registered in Kentucky

A new law was passed in 2016 directing the department to regulate aerial recreational devices. The deadline to register is quickly approaching.

Kentucky Agriculture Department offers wedding contest

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture is offering a $5,000 wedding package.

Kentucky’s hemp program steadily growing

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture says it has approved 225 applications for hemp growers in 2018.

Agriculture Department issues call for contest submissions

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture has put out a call for submissions from school children for its annual poster and essay contest.

Kentucky Ag Department seeking interns for next summer

College students pursuing careers in agriculture or government can apply for internships in the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.

Ag Commissioner warns farmers of hay-buying scam

Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles is cautioning area farmers to stay alert for possible scams targeting hay buyers and sellers.

Quarles: Kentucky farmers invited to participate in Twitter chat

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is inviting farmers and other people who have answered a NASS survey to participate in a social media chat Friday at 1:00 p.m. EDT at #StatChat on Twitter.

KDA Legislation Seeks to Help Businesses, Individuals Feed Hungry in KY

The Department of Agriculture is proposing 2 pieces of legislation that will help incentivize businesses and individuals who wish to donate to food organizations in the state.

Several Beekeeping Workshops Set for 2017

Kentucky officials have scheduled several beekeeping workshops around the state through May.

Hemp research pilot program taking applications for 2017

Kentuckians interested in participating in the industrial hemp research pilot program in 2017 are invited to submit an application with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.

Credit card skimming device found in Richmond gas pump

Inspectors with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture say they found a credit card "skimmer" during an inspection of a fuel pump at a Richmond gas station.

UPDATE: Campbell Co. Emergency Management confirms 2 Zika cases in N. KY

The Campbell Co. Office of Emergency Management has confirmed that there are 2 cases of Zika in Campbell Co.

Plan to protect pollinators to be reviewed at meeting

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture is planning a second public forum on the state's plan to protect pollinators such as honey bees.

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