Posts in Farm Organizations
Growing Kentucky’s Wheat Industry: Remembering Kentucky Farmer Don Halcomb

While every person I met had a passion for agriculture and growing opportunities for our farmers, I took special notice of Logan and Simpson Co. farmer Don Halcomb. I am sad to report, however, that I attended his funeral last month, but it was evident that the same impression he left on me was felt by hundreds if not thousands of people.

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Agriculture Counts

The USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) conducts hundreds of surveys every year and prepares reports covering virtually every aspect of U.S. agriculture. Production and supplies of food and fiber, prices paid and received by farmers, farm labor and wages, farm finances, chemical use, and changes in the demographics of U.S. producers are only a few examples.

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Appalachia Proud has Mountains of Potential

Eastern Kentucky is rich in agricultural possibilities. To better showcase all the 37-county region has to offer from its farmers, ranchers and producers, the Kentucky Proud brand managed by the state’s Department of Agriculture (KDA) is in full swing with its newest trademarked brand known as Appalachia Proud: Mountains of Potential

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