A Bi-Monthly News Roundup from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture
Vol. 15 | No. 10
Monday, May 23, 2022
Commissioner Quarles, Kentucky cattle producers celebrate Beef Month
Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Dr. Ryan Quarles, seated, signs a proclamation commemorating May as Kentucky Beef Month at the Kentucky Cattlemen's Association office in Lexington. "Join me in supporting our cattle producers by serving delicious Kentucky beef during the month of May," Commissioner Quarles said.
Cattle veterinarian works
to keep Ky. herds healthy

"I try to be an advocate for the beef industry," said central Kentucky veterianarian Dr. Ryan Wonderlich.

While Daimion Collins' basketball dreams have him away from the farm, he continues to relish memories of his rural upbringing.
Mental and physical health is priority for Raising Hope

"Raising Hope brings awareness and resources to treat the whole of a person," Commissioner Quarles said.
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Kentucky farm fact

With nearly a million head of beef cattle, Kentucky is one of the top 10 states in the nation for beef inventory and the largest beef cattle producer east of the Mississippi River. Last year, Kentucky produced approximately 697 million pounds of beef valued at more than $806 million.
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