A Bi-Monthly News Roundup from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture
Vol. 13 | No. 8
Friday, May 1, 2020
Dr. Katie Flynn to be
Kentucky's new deputy state vet

The Kentucky State Board of Agriculture unanimously approved Dr. Katie Flynn to serve as the new deputy state veterinarian at the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.
Winners of KDA's annual
Poster & Essay Contest revealed

Kentucky students submitted 275 entries, including 179 posters, with the theme "Kentucky Farmers: Ready, Set, Grow."
Quarles contacts U.S. ag secretary on behalf of Kentucky farmers

"Make sure the backbone of the American economy – our farmers and workers – are made whole after this pandemic,” Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles wrote.
KDA supporting farmers’ markets
as essential businesses

Commissioner Quarles announced a new Kentucky Proud social media advertising campaign that will support farmers’ markets during the pandemic.

Kentucky Farm Fact

Kentucky’s 53,000 milk cows produced 126 million gallons of milk in 2018.

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