A Bi-Monthly News Roundup from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture
Vol. 15 | No. 18
Thursday, September 22, 2022
Taiwan officials visit Kentucky in anticipation
of future corn, soybean purchases
Members of Kentucky corn and soybean associations, and the Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) joined representatives from the Republic of China (Taiwan) at an event Friday, Sept. 16 to sign letters of intent for Taiwan to purchase corn and soybean products from American farmers over the next two years.
KDA farm safety training
is saving lives

Ky. Ag Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles, right, signed a proclamation declaring Sept. 18-24 as Farm Safety and Health Week.
Updated app brings wineries, breweries to your fingertips

KDA is introducing new features to Drink KY, its popular guide to the state's wineries and craft breweries.
Kentucky food banks
treated to ‘sweet’ donation

Commissioner Quarles, left, announced the donation of more than 54,000 pounds of candy to food pantries in Kentucky.
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Kentucky farm fact

Kentucky exported $2.5 billion worth of agricultural products in 2021, led by soybeans ($582.3 million) and corn ($165.8 million).
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