A Bi-Monthly News Roundup from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture
Vol. 16 | No. 7
Friday, April 7, 2023
Commissioner Quarles applauds passage of bill that modernizes veterinary care in Kentucky
House Bill 167, which was signed into law March 24, updates and creates new sections of KRS Chapter 321, the statutory chapter creating the Kentucky Board of Veterinary Examiners and mandating licensure for the professions of veterinary medicine, ensuring public protection for animal owners across the commonwealth.
Logan County goat farmer
is cuckoo for Kikos

April is Goat Month in Kentucky, but many Americans won't try goat meat. Nobody, however, can deny its health benefits.
With sports wagering coming,
Ky. tracks say they are ready

Red Mile and other race tracks will bring a new “state-of-the-art wagering space” to their historic locations.
Ky. farmers planting more corn and wheat, fewer soybeans

Farmers in Kentucky intend to plant 1.60 million acres of corn this spring, 160,000 higher than 2022. 
Kentucky farm fact

The economic impact of Kentucky agriculture is responsible for 684,547 jobs, $30 billion in wages, $10.4 billion in taxes, and $1 billion in exports, with an overall output of $111.3 billion, according to a report from Feeding The Economy.
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