U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced that the application deadline for the dairy Margin Protection Program (MPP) will be extended until Dec. 19, 2014. The program, established by the 2014 Farm Bill, protects...
Kentucky has been awarded five grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture totaling nearly $313,000 aimed at getting more local foods into Kentucky schools, the USDA announced on Tuesday.
Kentucky beef cattle producers voted to assess themselves an additional $1 per head on cattle marketed in Kentucky in a statewide referendum held in November.
Kentucky farmers and processors interested in participating in the 2015 round of industrial hemp pilot projects must apply by Jan. 1, the Kentucky Department of Agriculture has announced.