A Bi-Monthly News Roundup from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture
Vol. 13 | No. 10
Monday, June 1, 2020
Kentucky beef burgers, cheese slices donated to food banks on National Beef Burger Day

The Kentucky Beef Council and The Dairy Alliance have teamed up to donate 48,000 Kentucky Proud beef burgers and 114,000 slices of cheese to Feeding Kentucky on National Beef Burger Day, Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles announced today.
Quarles secures donations
to expand mobile meals distribution

Farm Credit Mid-America and CoBank are funding a significant expansion of mobile meals distribution in high need areas to hungry Kentucky schoolchildren.
Quarles, UK encourage Kentuckians to grow Victory Gardens

A new partnership is encouraging Kentuckians to get in touch with their agricultural roots during the coronavirus pandemic.
Quarles, AG Cameron ask feds
to investigate beef price fixing

Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles and Attorney General Daniel Cameron sent a joint letter to U.S. Attorney General William Barr .

Kentucky Farm Fact

Small farms make up 50 percent of all farms in Kentucky, with 66,011 of the farms covering less than 50 acres.

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