• Welcome, 2018!

    The Kentucky Department of Agriculture
    wishes you and yours a year of
    peace, prosperity, and good health.

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  • 2018 Poster and Essay Contest is underway

    Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles calls on all Kentucky students
    to submit posters, essays, or digital images on the theme
    “Kentucky Agriculture: From Farm Gate to Dinner Plate.” Deadline is April 2. #KyAg365.

A message from the Commissioner

Welcome to the new Kentucky Department of Agriculture website! We have designed our site to be cleaner, easier to navigate, and responsive for mobile devices. Here, you can find details about KDA programs, news releases about the KDA’s work in the Commonwealth, forms, links, and much more. Still can’t find what you’re looking for? Contact us directly and let us know how we can help you.
Ryan Quarles

KDA Offers Funding for Projects to Boost Specialty Crops

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) is seeking concept proposals for 2018 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program funding, Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles has announced.

Commissioner’s Comments – December 2017

On this edition of Commissioner’s Comments, Commissioner Quarles talks about the 2017 Census of Agriculture, buying Kentucky Proud gifts for the holidays, and how you can give back.