Category Archives: Agriculture

ADM to hire up to 200 IT pros in Erlanger.

ERLANGER, Ky. – Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) celebrated its expansion in Erlanger with a ribbon-cutting recently. The company has already begun hiring new employees for the new information technology and support center. ADM is a global food proc ...

Alltech doubles down on beverages with Dueling Barrels.

PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Alltech is expanding its beverage division with the new Dueling Barrels brewery and distillery in Pikeville. Alltech’s food and beverage division broke ground in July to commence work on the new facility, which is planned to produ ...

Comfy Cow opens Louisville production facility.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – One of Louisville’s favorite treats will soon be in freezers across the country. The Comfy Cow recently cut the ribbon on the company’s first standalone production facility in Louisville. The Comfy Cow, a local ice cream producer a ...

Tyson will add 91 jobs in Robards.

ROBARDS, Ky. – Tyson Chicken Inc. plans to expand production at its processing facility in Robards, investing $8.2 million and adding 91 jobs. The company, a subsidiary of Tyson Foods Inc., will add processing stations and freezer space in order to incr ...

NuLu gets new Rabbit Hole Spirits distillery.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Rabbit Hole Spirits plans to open a new $12.5 million craft distillery in Louisville to make bourbon and rye whiskey. According to documents filed with the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority, the new facility will produce ...

Amelgo researchers hope to reduce use of antibiotics.

COVINGTON, Ky.  – Amelgo LLC, a startup based in Covington, recently won a grant supporting its work to develop new approaches to prevent and treat mastitis in dairy cows. The grant from the state’s competitive Small Business Innovation Research (SBI ...

Ag Spray expands production in Hopkinsville.

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. – Ag Spray Equipment plans to consolidate production into a new facility in Hopkinsville in Christian County. Ag Spray Equipment-Hopkinsville will manufacture agricultural sprayers as well as smaller scale equipment for lawn and garden ...

Comfy Cow moo-ves production to new Louisville facility.

LOUISVILLE, Ky.  – The Comfy Cow, a local ice cream producer and retailer, is investing $2 million to establish its first stand-alone production facility. The expansion will allow The Comfy Cow to produce and sell its premium ice cream to retail establ ...

Riverine harvesting carp in Hickman.

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Riverine Fisheries plans to locate a fish processing operation in Hickman, Fulton County. The company plans to catch Asian carp using equipment and technologies that have proven successful in the challenging Pacific Northwest and Alaska ...