USDA Announces Details of Direct Assistance to Farmers

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue Thursday announced the USDA Farm Service Agency has already approved more than $545 million in payments to producers who have applied for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program. FSA began taking applications...
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VIDEO - Barkley Hills Honey

This week, the Cadiz Farmers Market returned downtown for the first time this year. Brenda Buchweitz, with Barkley Hills honey, says they are glad to be back downtown. Barkley Hills Honey offers a variety of local products...
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Ag Safety Important as Harvest Season Approaches

As harvest season approaches, farm safety is increasingly important to keep in mind for both the farmer and everyone else on the roadway. According to the National Ag Safety Database, June, July, and August are the peak...
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State Fair Board Submits Modified Fair Proposal

Commissioner of Agriculture, Ryan Quarles along with the Kentucky State Fair Board has submitted a proposal to hold the State Fair. According to a statement released today, the board submitted a plan to Governor Beshear to hold...
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Farmers Markets Open With an Eye Toward Safe Sales

In the United States, about 40 percent of farmers are 65 or older according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s census. Kentucky reflects that demographic, so when the coronavirus started to emerge in the state, some farmers...
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