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2020

    Fall 2020 3rd Quarter

    Contents:

  • Director's Digest: Anxious for New Year's Eve
  • Unrequested seed packets
  • AAFCO & Regulatory Services
  • Virtual 2020 AAFCO Annual Meeting
  • Fertilizer and Seed Program Regulation Changes
  • Protein Concentrations in Kentucky Feed Ingredients
  • Risks and Opportunities, ISO/IEC 17025:2017
  • Tina Tillery retires
    Summer 2020 2nd Quarter

    Contents:

  • Director's Digest: Agriculture is Essential
  • Seed Testing Laboratory 2020 Update
  • Still Practicing What We Preach
  • Soluble Silicon Regulation
  • Maintaining Laboratory Functions During a Pandemic
  • 2019 Soil Testing Laboratory Summary
  • Kentucky Department of Agriculture partnerships
  • Education Opportunities
Spring 2020 1st Quarter

    Contents:

  • Director's Digest: Looking Forward and Looking Back
  • Fertilizer Heavy Metals Analysis for 2018-2019 Samples
  • A Review of Three Years of Inspections under Food Safety Modernization Act Regulations
  • Biostimulant Report to the President and United States Congress
  • Final Steps to Accreditation to ISO 17025:2017
  • Inspection Review for 2019
  • Jonathan Collett wins 2019 Poundstone Award
  • Upcoming Meetings

2019

    Winter 2019 4th Quarter

    Contents:

  • Director's Digest: FDA posts guidance on medically important antibiotics usage in animals
  • A positive GMO story
  • Hemp testing
  • Seed Registration and Permit Renewals for 2020
  • Testing for Contaminants in Feed Samples
  • Fertilizer Product Registration for 2020 in Kentucky
  • Survey of Commercial Values of Fertilizer Nutrients
  • FDA Contract Feed Mill Inspections
  • Inspectors Years of Service
  • Ag Lime Testing Summary Reports Available on the web
  • Proficiency Testing Program for Hemp
  • Hemp is not (yet) an approved feed ingredient
  • Upcoming Meetings
    Fall 2019 3rd Quarter

    Contents:

  • Director's Digest: What does the latest Agriculture Census tell us?
  • Pet Owners In The Know: Nutritional Adequacy of Pet Foods
  • Labeling Hemp Seed
  • Feed Sample Reports and New Label Requirements
  • FDA Investigates Contaminated Pig Ear Pet Treats Connected to Human Salmonella Infections
  • What is Auditing?
  • Personnel News
  • Upcoming Industry Meetings
    Summer 2019 2nd Quarter

    Contents:

  • Director's Digest: Don't Add to Consumer Confusion
  • Hemp Usage in Animal Feed
  • Annual Fertilizer and Seed Inspection Reports of Official Samples
  • UK Division of Regulatory Services Feed Sampling - A 3 Year Review
  • Fertilizer Heavy Metals Analysis for 2017-2018 Samples
  • Hemp Seed Testing and Storage
  • EPA Guidance for Plant Regulator Label Claims, including Plant Biostimulants available for comment
  • Laboratory Renovations
  • Kentucky to Host Upcoming Meetings
    Spring 2019 1st Quarter

    Contents:

  • Director's Digest: Appreciate the food safety we enjoy today
  • Antibiotic usage declines
  • Proposed Regulation Updates/Changes for the Fertilizer Program
  • Feed Facility Inspections under Food Safety Modernization Act Regulations – Part 4
  • Commercial Fertilizer Values for 2019
  • Summary of 2018 Inspections and Sampling
  • FDA Contract Feed Mill Inspections
  • Updates to Laboratory Capabilities
  • Regulatory Services New Webpage
  • Rajna Tosheva-Tounova wins 2018 Poundstone Award
  • Upcoming Meetings
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