Sonny’s BBQ to Serve Kentucky Proud Foods Oct. 22

RICHMOND, Ky. – Sonny’s BBQ in Richmond will serve locally sourced meats on Thursday, Oct. 22, in partnership with Eastern Kentucky University’s Meadowbrook Farm and The Chop Shop of Wolfe County. All pork and ribs Sonny’s serves on Oct 22 will be sourced from Meadowbrook Farm, a 720-acre farm in...

Farm to Campus gives students a taste of Kentucky

By: Ray Bowman Amanda Langlitz grew up on a 300-acre farm in New York where her family raised produce. Now she is the General Manager of food services at Transylvania University where she works closely with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s Farm to Campus program to help Transy students connect to...

Commissioner Comer welcomes Murray State to the Kentucky Proud Farm to Campus program

Murray, KY (September 30, 2014) — Murray State University’s entry into the Kentucky Proud Farm to Campus Program is a milestone in the rich agricultural heritage of the Purchase region, Agriculture Commissioner James Comer said in a ceremony Tuesday on the MSU campus. “This region is one of the most...

Across Kentucky – July 16, 2014

Eastern Kentucky University is the site for the (EAS) Eastern Apiculture Society’s annual meeting July 28 – Aug 1 on the EKU campus in Richmond. Tammy Horn, the new state apiarist at the Ky Ag Department is also president of EAS, and has been working on the annual meeting program since 2011. She says...

Across Kentucky – June 11, 2014

Kentucky has a new state apiarist; Dr. Tammy Horn, a senior researcher at Eastern Kentucky University. A two-time author, and current president of the state beekeepers association, Horn talks about her excitement in taking on the new challenge and her view that the state ag department through service of the...

Comer welcomes Campbellsville University to Kentucky Proud Farm to Campus Program

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. — Campbellsville University and Kentucky farmers alike will benefit from CU’s entrance into the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s Farm to Campus program, Agriculture Commissioner James Comer said. “By joining the Farm to Campus program, Campbellsville University is making more...

Commissioner Comer welcomes UPike to Kentucky Proud Farm to Campus program

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Agriculture Commissioner James Comer welcomed the University of Pikeville as the fifth member of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s Farm to Campus Program in an event today at the City View Café on the UPIKE campus. “By joining the Farm to Campus program, UPIKE is making more...

Kentucky FFA members excel At National FFA Convention

Kentucky FFA was well represented at the 86th Annual National FFA Convention, which was held October 30- November 1 in Louisville.  An all-time record of 62,998 FFA members from across the United States attended the Convention, which is the largest youth organization gathering in the United States. Joenelle...

UKAg Animal and Food Sciences recognizes ag leaders

BY AIMEE NIELSON The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment Department of Animal and Food Sciences annually recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the department and to Kentucky animal agriculture. This year the department inducted Warren Beeler into...

Across Kentucky – April 17, 2013

A preview of the Ky State Beekeepers Association Spring meeting coming up at the end of the month at Eastern Kentucky University. Association vice president Tammy Horn discusses current conditions and some of the challenges for Kentucky beekeepers after the drought of 2012 and the slow start to spring...

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