A Bi-Monthly News Roundup from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture
Vol. 15 | No. 11
Wednesday, June 8, 2022
Dairy producers join Commissioner Quarles
to celebrate June as Dairy Month in Kentucky
Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Dr. Ryan Quarles, seated, holds up a proclamation with Kentucky Dairy Development Council Executive Director H.H. Barlow declaring June as Dairy Month in Kentucky. "June gives us the perfect opportunity to celebrate our dairy producers as we shine a light on them during Dairy Month and honor the service and the hard work of the Kentucky dairy farmer," Commissioner Quarles said.
Dairy farm making comeback
aided by 'Fixer Upper' star

A Henry County dairy farm is in its second stage of a three-part revival after having to close four years ago.
Quarles announces winners
of KDA Poster & Essay Contest

"These students did an excellent job of ... embracing the important role of today's farmers," Quarles said.
Corp. focuses on making Ky. the nation's ag tech capital

"Kentucky can ... become the agriculture hub of technology and innovation in the United States," Quarles said.
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Kentucky farm fact

Milk, the official beverage of Kentucky, ranks eighth as a Kentucky agriculture product with Kentucky dairy producers receiving nearly $174 million in cash receipts from sales of dairy products.
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