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Vol. 16 | No. 21

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

The Adams Family: Hardin Countians

named KFB's Outstanding Young Farm Family

Matt and Molly Adams are enthusiastic about agriculture advocacy. One way they do this is by sharing their daily farming lives on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Additionally, Matt and two other farming friends began producing a podcast that focuses on all things agriculture. Molly was inspired to produce her own YouTube channel chronicling their daily lives raising cows, crops, and kids on their farm.

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Quarles congratulates Shell

on being elected commissioner

"I look forward to working with him in a smooth transition," Ag Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles said. ( photo)

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UK to source Ky. Proud pork

from family-owned farm market

Monthly economic impact of $10,000 is expected for Cleav’s Family Market, and LaRue and Hart County pork producers.

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Invasive spotted lanternfly

found in Kentucky

Since entering the U.S. in 2014 in Pennsylvania, it has spread to 15 states, including Kentucky in Gallatin County.

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More agriculture-related headlines in the news

(click on links below)

Popular grant program keeping large animal vets at work in Kentucky

Sen. Webb: 'KDA has taken proactive measures to address' vet shortage

Commissioner Quarles names inaugural Raising Hope advisory council

Miss Kentucky joins MSAC on elementary school visit in Warren County

Ginseng harvesting prohibited this year in Daniel Boone National Forest

Kentucky harvest progressing: soybeans at 70% and corn at 89%

Graves County man named KFB Farmer of the Year

Ky. ag teacher honored with national award for excellence and innovation

Animal sciences professor looks back on 55-year tenure at UK 

Candid Conversation with chairman of Kentucky Senate Ag Committee

Lt. colonel at Fort Knox appointed to national food safety committee

3.1% of U.S. ag land in foreign hands, most of it Canadian-owned timber

Farm City Luncheon is Nov. 10 at Ky. Exposition Center in Louisville

Northern Ky. ag products grower-buyer event is Nov. 9 in Burlngton

And in case you missed it ...

Escaped pigs wreaking havoc on lawns of neighboring homes

Kentucky farm fact

With more than 73,000 farms on nearly 13 million acres, more than 50 percent of Kentucky’s land is used in some sort of agricultural pursuit.

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