Kentucky Proud Connection 2014

A Homegrown by Heroes product has added a touch of sweetness to the second annual collaboration of two Kentucky Proud brewers for Lexington Craft Beer Week.

An auction of rifles and knives purchased during the Richie Farmer administration raised $21,415 May 5 in Frankfort, Agriculture Commissioner James Comer announced.

On Kentucky Farm Bureau's "Across Kentucky" podcast, the Kentucky Department of Agriculture's Warren Beeler talked to host Mike Feldhaus about growing consumer demand for local food and the impact of Kentucky's investments of tobacco settlement money into agriculture. (audio)

A full house of 75 guests enjoyed an all-Kentucky Proud dinner and gave to a local educational foundation at the first Kentucky Proud/Kentucky Derby Festival Farm to Table Dinner April 30 during the Kentucky Proud WineFest at The Belvedere.

Eastern tent caterpillars in Central Kentucky are mature, have dispersed from trees and are on the move, leading experts to advise horse farm managers to move pregnant mares, if practical, to avoid contact with the crawling caterpillars.