Answering Tough Ag Questions

Through social media, America’s farmers and ranchers explain why they do certain things when raising animals for food. This communication is not just one way. Facebook posts from the farm, tweets from the tractor seat and blogs from the “back 40” allow members of the non-farming public to ask questions...

Cameron Edwards chosen for Partners in Agricultural Leadership program

Louisville, KY (April 1, 2015) – The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) has chosen a group of 10 young agricultural leaders from across the country to participate in the eighth class of the Partners in Agricultural Leadership (PAL) honors program, and for the second time Kentucky is represented in the...

Across Kentucky – January 30, 2015

A story with Ky Ag Department state apiarist, Tammy Horn, who says at least two major farm crop protection companies, Bayer and Monsanto, are developing products to help beekeepers: one will reduce the potential for spray drifts and another will fight the varroa mite. Horn also touts several, upcoming...

UKAg celebrates land-grant research

LEXINGTON, Ky. Current issues in land-grant research and recognition of award-winning researchers in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment took center stage at the 2014 Celebration of Land-Grant Research. Hosted by its research office, the college welcomed keynote speaker...