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Quarles encourages Kentucky farmers to submit Leopold Conservation Award nominations by April 1

Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles is encouraging Kentucky farm families to consider submitting nominations for the Leopold Conservation Award by April 1. “Kentucky agriculture has a long history of being responsible with the earth’s natural resources,” Quarles said. “The Leopold Conservation Award recognizes a Kentucky farmer or forester who is a great steward of the land. The Kentucky...

Kentucky Department of Agriculture seeking nominations for 2019 Leopold Conservation Award

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture is inviting Kentuckians to nominate a farmer or forester for the 2019 Kentucky Leopold Conservation Award. “The Leopold Conservation Award celebrates Kentucky farmers and foresters who go above and beyond in the care and management of natural resources,” Commissioner Quarles said. “The nominees carry on Kentucky’s proud tradition of conserving important...

Ag Commissioner calls on Kentucky farmers to apply for Leopold Conservation Award; deadline April 15

Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles issued a reminder to Kentucky farmers that Leopold Conservation Award applications are due by April 15. “The Leopold Conservation Award promotes a great tradition of conservation and land stewardship in Kentucky,” Commissioner Quarles said. “Our farmers are often the subject of much criticism, when in reality they care the most about the planet. The Kentucky...