Across Kentucky – October 30, 2015

A follow-up report on Kroger’s announcement of an expansion of Ky Proud products now being a regular part of their sixteen Northern Kentucky stores. The Ky Ag Department’s Roger Snell talks about the growth in available products and the stable of Ky Proud farmer/vendors maintaining a supply of these...

Across Kentucky – September 17, 2015

A feature report with Jessica Harley, culinary arts teacher at Anderson County High School where their “Culinary Cats” team won the state championship in the Ky Proud Junior Chef competition. Other final four teams included Pikeville High, Owensboro Apollo, and Fleming County...

Commissioner Comer honors Kentucky Farmers’ Markets

Frankfort, Ky. – Kentucky’s farmers’ markets always show their appreciation to their customers, but next week they’ll kick it up a notch. Agriculture Commissioner James Comer has proclaimed Aug. 2-8 Farmers’ Market Week in Kentucky. “Farmers’ markets offer farm-fresh fruits and vegetables,...

Across Kentucky – March 25, 2015

A feature report with Ky 4-H Foundation Executive Director, Keith Rogers, who explains the economic impact of the state’s “Ag Tag donation” program. March is the traditional month that farmers renew their custom farm license plates and make additional ‘ag tag’ donations that go to help fund 4-H,...

Across Kentucky – March 13, 2015

March is traditionally the month in which farmers do their annual registrations for farm vehicles, and 4-H and FFA chapters statewide, will be encouraging them to make special “ag tag” donations to advance those youth groups along with the Ky Proud program. Ky FFA Foundation’s Executive Director,...

Across Kentucky – March 2, 2015

March is the traditional month for farmers to renew their farm vehicle license plates at county clerks’ offices. It’s also the time for them to make special Ag Tag donations that will benefit 4-H, FFA, and Ky Proud programs. Ky Ag Commissioner, James Comer, encourages all farmers to participate and says...

Across Kentucky – December 19, 2014

A follow-up report on a recent survey tracking Ky Proud program brand recognition at grocery stores. The Ky Ag Department’s Kristin Branscum discusses some of the progress in their brand building, talks about more ‘farmer focused’ messaging, and discusses program plans for...

Across Kentucky – December 8, 2014

Progress in consumer recognition of the Ky Proud brand is growing on success in urban centers gaining wider awareness in communities across the state. Kristen Branscum with the Ky Department of Agriculture says the commissioned a survey to check progress on that growth and were extremely pleased with the...

Across Kentucky – October 15, 2014

Murray State University is the eighth institution of higher learning to become a partner in the Ky Ag Department’s Ky Proud Farm to Campus effort. Hutson Ag School Dean, Tony Brannon, says they’re well suited to boost the number of Ky Proud products at the campus book store and in food service...

Across Kentucky – October 10, 2013

Morehead State University and the Ky Proud are joining forces with the goal of stepping up the amount of home grown products they serve on campus. MSU president, Dr. Wayne Andrews says they’ve already begun serving a few locally grown foods and feels this new partnership will lead to new connections for...

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