A Bi-Monthly News Roundup from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture
Vol. 15 | No. 23
Thursday, December 8, 2022
Kentucky's 2022 agricultural receipts
predicted to approach record-high $8 billion
University of Kentucky (UK) agricultural economists expect poultry to regain the top spot in Kentucky agriculture with a 20-percent market share of receipts. The list continues with soybeans and corn, both with 18 percent, equine with 16 percent, and cattle at 13 percent. (UK photo)
Registration open for Ky.
Fruit & Vegetable Conference

The conference, set for Jan. 3-4, with pre-conference events Jan. 2, will be at Sloan Convention Center in Bowling Green.

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture will continue to monitor these horses and immediately test them if symptoms appear. 
Ag dean at Murray St. honored
with surprise retirement dinner

Ag Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles was among more than 300 who roasted and toasted Dr. Tony Brannon, right, on Dec. 6.
More agriculture-related headlines in the news
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Kentucky farm fact

The sale of market hogs and pigs brought Kentucky farmers $170.24 million in 2021, up 33.3 percent from the previous year. 
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