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November 28, 2020

Somerset-Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon

When:
November 3, 2020 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
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Where:
The Center for Rural Development
2292 US-27
Somerset, KY 42501
USA
Contact:

You’re cordially invited to attend the Somerset-Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon.

Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Dr. Ryan Quarles

Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture, Dr. Ryan Quarles is scheduled to be our guest speaker.

Dr. Ryan F. Quarles serves as Kentucky’s Commissioner of Agriculture. First elected to that position in 2015, he was re-elected in 2019, winning 117 of 120 counties.

Under his leadership, the Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) started several new programs, including initiatives to combat hunger and connect Kentucky farmers to new markets.

His outspoken advocacy for farmers has been recognized on the regional and national level. He serves as Vice President of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA), president of the Southern Association of State Departments of Agriculture (SASDA).

Quarles graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2006 with three undergraduate majors and two graduate degrees. In 2008, he was awarded a full scholarship to Harvard University and graduated with a Master’s degree in higher education. He returned to Kentucky in 2010 to complete his legal education at the University of Kentucky. He received his doctorate in higher education from Vanderbilt University in 2018.

Quarles grew up on his family’s farm in Scott County. His family has lived and farmed in central Kentucky for more than 200 years.

Lunch will be held at The Center for Rural Development and will begin at 12:00 (Noon).

For more information, please visit www.somersetpulaskichamber.com or call 606-679-7323.

November sponsors: Kentucky Farm Bureau and Prairie Farms Dairy