Kentucky agritech

Kentucky AgriTech

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We are committed to building upon Kentucky’s assets to achieve prominence as a “land of opportunity” for those seeking to lead the world in creating new and better ways to deploy agriculture technologies. Kentucky’s agricultural, food & beverage, logistics, and advanced manufacturing industries provide the necessary infrastructure, supply chains, and expertise to help you focus on what you do best – operate your business. Visit our website and learn why agritech possibilities are endless in the Bluegrass State.


About Kentucky AgriTech

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Increasing stress on natural resources, continued depletion of agricultural land, and the need to feed a growing population require dramatic increases in productivity and reduced waste of resources and energy. Given Kentucky’s signature agricultural, equine, food & beverage, logistics and advanced manufacturing industries, the state is uniquely positioned to offer an environment that can attract, develop and sustain agritech-related enterprises. We are committed to building upon Kentucky’s assets to achieve prominence as a “land of opportunity” for those seeking to lead the world in creating new and better ways to deploy agriculture technologies.


Why Kentucky?

Given Kentucky’s signature agricultural, food & beverage, logistics and advanced manufacturing industries, the state offers the necessary infrastructure, supply chains, and expertise to help you focus on what you do best – operate your business. Below are a few highlights of what Kentucky has to offer:

Agriculture in Kentucky is one of the state’s leading and most vital industries, contributing about $45.6 billion to Kentucky’s economy each year.

Kentucky is home to more than 350 food and beverage facilities, which employ over 52,000 people.

There are 4,500 manufacturing related facilities in Kentucky.

Within a day’s drive of two-thirds of the U.S. population, Kentucky is located at the center of a 34-state distribution area in the eastern United States, Kentucky’s location advantage facilitates the distribution of goods and materials to a massive industrial and consumer market

From housing and groceries to taxes and utility costs, you will find your money goes farther in Kentucky. The cost of living is approximately 10% lower in Kentucky than the U.S. average.

Kentucky has long enjoyed a competitive advantage in the provision of energy, natural gas, and water. The state’s direct location on the interstate natural gas pipeline corridor and an abundant natural water supply from an extensive network of rivers, streams, and lakes keep Kentucky’s utility costs among the lowest in the nation.


Contact Us

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Let’s talk about how you can get growing in the Bluegrass.

 Old Capitol Annex
300 West Broadway
Frankfort, KY 40601

 502-564-7670 (local)
800-626-2930 (toll free)

 agritechinfo@ky.gov


AgriTech possibilities are endless in the Bluegrass State.

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