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Monday, January 22, 2024

Vol. 17 | No. 2

Ky. Ag Commissioner Jonathan Shell rejects

Biden Administration’s radical climate plan

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Jonathan Shell joins agricultural leaders across 10 states questioning the Securities and Exchange Commission’s recent proposal allowing new “Natural Asset Companies” that manage public and private land to be traded on the New York Stock Exchange. (Morning Ag Clips photo)

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Kentucky Hydro Farm

will celebrate 50th anniversary

Jerry Wyatt, 82, has been growing fresh produce for 67 years in Marshall County and has no plans to stop anytime soon.

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Kentucky Proud spokesperson

is 4th in Miss America pageant

Miss Kentucky Mallory Hudson, right, with, from left: Miss America Madison Marsh of Colorado and runner-up Miss Texas.

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Avian flu found in snow geese in Henderson County

The virus was discovered in two birds found dead Dec. 18 at Sloughs Wildlife Management Area.

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More agriculture-related headlines in the news

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Shell advises how cattle producers can deal with frigid temps on RFDTV

Shell visits with farmers at Ky. Commodity Conference in Bowling Green

Former state Rep. Brandon Reed is 'perfect fit to lead' KOAP, Shell says

Ky. Proud company partners with new Publix store to showcase products

Three Ky. Angus bulls win grand champion pen at Oklahoma City show

KEEP announces new leadership for its board of directors

Ky. FFA Works matches FFAers with full-time jobs after high school

KFB Farm Woman of the Year says there's room for new leaders in ag

KFB Outstanding Youth sees both sides of land use in Kentucky

No-till agriculture pioneer recognized for decades of extension work

Multi-state effort to help Ky. farmers implement conservation ag practices

Farmer cultural exhibit to open at Kentucky Museum in Bowling Green

Barn ‘a total loss’ after fire at Lexington farm

How one Kentucky farmer maintains his land during the winter

Practice these three winter farm safety tips during cold weather

Quaker expands salmonella recall to include more cereals, bars, snacks

Controversial legal doctrine may end soon, spelling good news for ag

USDA reopens signup for Continuous Conservation Reserve Program

Registration open for annual Ky. Local Food Systems Summit March 20

Mastering Your Capital Workshop is Feb. 16 at KSU farm in Frankfort

National Farm Machinery Show coming to Louisville Feb. 14-17

Kentucky Crop Health Conference scheduled Feb. 8 in Bowling Green

Fifth annual Kentucky Forest Health Conference to be Feb. 7 in Lexington

Witness syrup production during annual Ky. Maple Days Feb. 3 and 17

UK will host annual Winter Wheat Meeting Feb. 1 in Hopkinsville

Serving Up Solutions dinner to fight hunger in Kentucky set for Jan. 31

OAK annual conference returning to Ky. State University farm Jan. 25-27

And in case you missed it ...

British vodka made from sheep's milk will make U.S. debut in Kentucky

Kentucky ag fact

Kentucky's world-famous equine industry generates $3.4 billion in economic activity a year and accounts for an estimated 80,000 direct and indirect jobs.

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