KDA marketing chief tells panel Kentucky Proud members benefit from program improvements

Frankfort, Ky. – New program launches, alterations to existing programs, and a stronger emphasis on farm impact are paying off for Kentucky Proud members, the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s Kristen Branscum told a legislative panel on Wednesday. “Everything we do at Kentucky Proud, we want to...

Tayshaun Prince Unveils New Explorium Display to Help Kentucky Kids Learn About Agriculture

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Tayshaun Prince returned to Kentucky on Tuesday to help raise the curtain on a new agriculture display at The Explorium of Lexington. The former University of Kentucky men’s basketball star joined Lexington Mayor Jim Gray, Explorium executive director Lee Ellen Martin, and Kentucky...

Across Kentucky – October 17, 2013

In July the state ag department announced a major Kentucky Proud partnership between Prairie Farms Dairy in Somerset to supply Walmart with the new Udderly Kentucky brand of 100%, all Kentucky milk. This month Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt Shoppes have announced they too will buy the Udderly Kentucky brand,...

Young Farmer Summer Outing

A large group of young farmers and their family members participated in the annual summer outing that is part of KFB’s Young Farmer Program. This year’s venue was the Hopkinsville area, where the group took in a variety of sites. The popular Saturday afternoon farm tours had five options. The stops...

Across Kentucky – July 15, 2013

A special report on a Kentucky Proud project involving dairy farmers, the Ky Ag Department, Wal-Mart and Prairie Farms Dairy of Somerset. Kentucky Proud has worked a deal where a major region of Wal-Mart stores have begun selling UdderlyKy milk products and a portion of sales will go back to Kentucky dairy...

Comer unveils project that will offer all-Kentucky milk to Kentucky consumers

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Agriculture Commissioner James Comer today officially unveiled “Udderly Kentucky” milk, a new Kentucky Proud brand launched today in 32 Walmart stores in central and south-central Kentucky. “Udderly Kentucky” milk is 100% sourced from Kentucky dairy farms and 100% processed in...