Kentucky Department of Agriculture

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The Kentucky Animal Control Advisory Board is inviting county and metro governments to apply for matching grants for spay and neuter needs.

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The Kentucky Department of Agriculture is creating a new position devoted to international trade.

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The Kentucky Department of Agriculture has approved up to 12,018 acres for growers to cultivate industrial hemp for research purposes in 2018. 

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The Kentucky Department of Agriculture has put out a call for submissions from school children for its annual poster and essay contest.

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College students pursuing careers in agriculture or government can apply for internships in the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.

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Kentucky Department of Agriculture has opened applications for Kentuckians looking to grow hemp as part of the state’s industrial hemp research pilot program in 2018. 

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The Kentucky Hunger Initiative is distributing more than 150 donated freezers to food banks across the commonwealth.

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  A pesticide to combat the sugarcane aphid has received emergency exemption status in hopes of protecting Kentucky’s sweet sorghum industry.  Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) Commissioner Ryan Quarles issued a crisis declaration to the EPA to rush approval of Sivanto Prime.

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The Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture is warning farmers of recent hay scams targeting buyers and sellers. 

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  Applicants for Kentucky’s Industrial Hemp Pilot Program will have the chance to appear before an appeals panel under a new process in a bill awaiting the Governor’s signature.