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.
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Commissioner Quarles Announces Kentucky Proud Wedding Contest

Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles announced that Kentucky couples will have the chance to walk away with a $5,000 grand prize package in the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s (KDA) first Kentucky Proud Weddings Contest.
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McConnell to file hemp bill

In a news conference in March, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that he will file legislation to legalize commercial hemp production.
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