A Bi-Monthly News Roundup from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture
Vol. 13 | No. 4
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Quarles: Actor , presidential candidate
uninformed about middle and rural America

" Hard-working people in middle and rural America are under attack from all corners of our country these days," Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles wrote. "No matter where you turn, actors and politicians are consistently misinforming people about the basics of agriculture and belittling working families across the nation."
Quarles talks about USDA wins

RFD-TV interviewed Commissioner Quarles from the 96th Annual Agricultural Outlook Forum in Arlington, Virginia.
'Silo' film to be shown March 13
at Safety Symposium in E-town

Kentucky Department of Agriculture Farm and Safety Coordinator Dale Dobson talks about the importance of farmers being safe when working in grain silos.
Quarles warns Ky. farmers of scams targeting hay buyers, sellers

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture received reports that at least three Kentucky producers have been targeted, with one losing $1,000.

Kentucky Farm Fact

Kentucky exports of whiskey lead the nation, hitting an all-time high of $485 million in 2019, an increase of 326.5 percent since 2004. Last year, Kentucky bourbon was shipped to 93 countries, led by Japan ($91 million), the United Kingdom ($85 million), and Germany ($68 million). #KyAg365

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