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KDA responds to students learning at home due to pandemic by generating education opportunities

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) is responding to the state’s school students currently learning at home because of the COVID-19 pandemic by generating ag education opportunities for students. “The KDA is announcing two ways that students can learn about agriculture at home during the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles. “We are extending...

KDA annual poster & essay contest — ‘Kentucky Farmers: Ready, Set, Grow’ — accepting submissions

Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles is inviting Kentucky students to enter the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s (KDA) annual poster and essay contest. The theme of the 2020 contest is “Kentucky Farmers: Ready, Set, Grow.” “I hope every Kentucky student will submit an entry to express in art and writing how our farmers all across the state are helping to grow the safest, most abundant...