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Bizfocus: Area Agriculture

Botanist Fernand Lequenne spoke of creating a relationship with your plants in order to help them grow. What is perhaps an even more intriguing idea is what grows inside of us when we... Read more

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Eastern Kentucky University’s Stateland Dairy began in 1912, with the purchase of 116 acres in what is now Stateland Subdivision for $18,000. One hundred years later, the dairy, now... Read more

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It blows your mind to see things like black pepper or cloves planted in the shade of teak trees, with a patch of cassava and corn right next to it. Even the rice fields have ducks eating pests like snails, or sheep grazing on the terraces,”... Read more

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All measures of the Kentucky produce market — the numbers of farmers, sales, types of crops, acreage, produce auctions, retail outlets, on farm and roadside stands — are growing almost faster than zucchini.They add up to a... Read more

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For anyone who remembers a mother or grandmother canning home-grown vegetables for the winter, they have a sense of what has become known as “home processing.” But through Kentucky’s ever diversifying agricultural landscape, that... Read more

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