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
Junior Chef Championship

Harlan County Earns Junior Chef Championship

The Harlan County High School cooking team captured the coveted skillet trophy in the sixth annual Junior Chef Championship cook off Aug. 24 at the Kentucky State Fair.

McConnell, Quarles Visit Hemp Processing Plant

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles traveled to Ananda Hemp in Harrison County on Aug. 13 for a panel discussion, tour, and news conference.