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Kentucky ag department taking hemp program applications

Ag Commissioner Ryan Quarles suggests growers “do their homework and assess the risk” when deciding whether to enter the hemp industry.

Price-fixing in beef-packing industry questioned

Kentucky is the largest beef cattle state east of the Mississippi River and the negative effects of any possible anti-competitive business practices on both consumers and our producers can be significan.

Six student-athletes receive state Ag scholarships

Six Kentucky high school student-athletes involved in agriculture have been named the 2020 Ag Athletes of the Year by the Kentucky High School Athletic Association and the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.

Ag commissioner joins schools for meal program

Program makes sure kids get meals they need while out of school

New constitutional officers in Kentucky to be sworn-in Monday

Constitutional officers who were elected in November will be sworn-in next week.

Republican Ryan Quarles is re-elected as Kentucky commissioner of agriculture

Quarles defeated Democrat Robert Conway, a farmer from Scott County. Quarles says he has expanded the Kentucky Proud brand in his first term and touted the growth of the hemp industry in the state. He says about 1,000 Kentucky farmers are growing the crop.

3 Republican incumbents running in down ballot state races

Three Republican incumbents are running for re-election in the statewide races for commissioner of agriculture, auditor and treasurer. Their Democratic opponents are each first-time candidates for the offices.

Kentucky Ag Commissioner requests disaster declaration

Kentucky wants the U.S. Department of Agriculture to issue a disaster declaration for parts of the state suffering from extreme heat and drought.

U.S. agriculture secretary visits Kentucky hemp operations

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue toured hemp facilities in Lexington and Louisville on Tuesday.

Quarles wins GOP nomination for ag commissioner

Incumbent Ryan Quarles has easily won the Republican nomination for Kentucky agriculture commissioner.

State on the lookout for credit card skimmers at gas pumps

Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) inspectors are on the lookout for credit card skimmers in motor fuel pumps across the Commonwealth.

Quarles: Sales of Kentucky hemp products surged in 2018

Kentucky's agriculture commissioner says sales of the state's hemp products surged in 2018, as did the amount hemp farmers were paid.

Constitutional officers encourage Kentuckians to help solve hunger

Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles, Attorney General Andy Beshear, Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, Auditor Mike Harmon and Treasurer Allison Ball spent Wednesday rallying Kentuckians to join the fight against hunger.

Ag commissioner opposing “Green New Deal” with whoopee cushion

Ky Rep. agriculture commissioner giving away green whoopee cushion in opposition to "Green New Deal"

Ag Commissioner to run for re-election

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles filed papers Thursday to seek a second term in office.

Kentucky official unveiling initiative to fight hunger

Kentucky's agriculture commissioner plans to announce an initiative to combat hunger.

Kentucky nonprofits receive money on ‘Day of Giving’

Walmart Foundation State Giving Grants totalling more than $500,000 awarded to nonprofits in Kentucky.

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.

Kentucky agriculture commissioner will travel to Japan

Kentucky's agriculture commissioner will travel to Japan next week as part of a trade mission with the United States Meat Export Federation.

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.

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