Kentucky Proud Connection 2014

The Berea College Farm Store will celebrate its official grand opening alongside the spring kickoff of the outdoor Berea Farmers' Market on May 3 on the lawn next to the store at 311 N. Main St.

Kentucky Proud and the Kentucky Derby Festival once again have teamed up to celebrate the greatest two minutes in sports and fresh, delicious foods raised or produced in Kentucky by Kentuckians.

Agriculture Commissioner James Comer encourages eligible Kentucky entities to apply for funding from the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program. "This sector of Kentucky agriculture has enormous potential for growth," Commissioner Comer said.

On Kentucky Farm Bureau's "Across Kentucky" podcast, host Mike Feldhaus talked to LaRue County farmer Jeremy Hinton about the benefits of the Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market program. (audio)

Broadbent B & B Foods of Kuttawa, Ky., walked away with a national champion award in the unsmoked category at the National Country Ham Association annual convention in Paducah.