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Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles honors soybean growers during Kentucky Soybean Week

Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles honored Kentucky’s soybean producers by proclaiming Soybean Week in Kentucky the week of March 9. “Kentucky soybean producers punch above their weight class,” Commissioner Quarles said. “Our soybean growers are tough and optimistic people. I think I speak for everyone when I say our soybean farm families are hopeful for the 2020 season, which also happens...

Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles proclaims week of March 4 as Soybean Week in Kentucky

Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles saluted Kentucky’s soybean producers by proclaiming Soybean Week in Kentucky the week of March 4. “Kentucky soybean growers produced a record crop in 2018,” Commissioner Quarles said. “Kentucky is recognized as a national leader in the American soybean industry with our own Davie Stephens of Clinton serving as president of the American Soybean Association...

Agriculture commissioner declares week of March 5 as Soybean Week in Kentucky

Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles has proclaimed the week of March 5 as Soybean Week in Kentucky to recognize the importance of soybeans and soybean growers to Kentucky’s economy and way of life. “Soybeans had an impact of more than $1.48 billion on Kentucky’s economy in 2017,” Commissioner Quarles said. “Soybeans are used as livestock and poultry feed, as biodiesel, in food products,...