A Bi-Monthly News Roundup from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture
Vol. 13 | No. 9
Friday, May 15, 2020
'It's g ooo-od': Food bank organization buys
10,080 lbs. of Kentucky Proud sausage

Feeding Kentucky bought over five tons of Purnell's "Old Folks" Country Sausage using funds donated from Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance as part of the Kentucky Hunger Initiative.
560,000 eggs donated as part of Kentucky Hunger Initiative

Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles announced the egg donation from Cal-Maine Foods to Feeding Kentucky's seven member food banks.
State apiarist's video identifies tools needed by beginner beekeepers

State Apiarist Tammy Horn Potter demonstrates the four essential beekeeping tools that beginners need to get started.
New produce safety rules in Ky.
to be implemented by KDA

“The new law eliminates the need for federal inspection of our produce farms," said Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles.

Kentucky Farm Fact

Ninety-seven percent of Kentucky’s 77,064 farms are family farms.

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