A Bi-Monthly News Roundup from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture
Vol. 13 | No. 13
Thursday, July 16, 2020
Winners of KDA Poster & Essay Contest
revealed in video

With the coronavirus pandemic canceling the annual awards banquet, the Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) announced the winners of its 2020 Poster & Essay Contest in a YouTube video.
Quarles hopes trade deal brings economic benefit to Ky. agriculture

Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles is optimistic Kentucky ag producers will see an economic boost with implementation of a trade deal.
Virtual forum held
on hunger and food access

Commissioner Quarles was a panelist in a Kentucky Youth Advocates forum discussing solutions to increase access to food during the pandemic.
Quarles named to Kentucky’s AgriTech Advisory Council

Commissioner Quarles was named to the Kentucky AgriTech Advisory Council to guide Kentucky's increased focus on this industry.

Kentucky Farm Fact

Kentucky’s multibillion-dollar signature bourbon industry sources nine million bushels of corn and grain from Kentucky farmers, and provides more than 20,000 jobs and an annual payroll topping $1 billion.

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