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Hazard, Ky. (WYMT)-- Kentucky's agriculture commissioner talked about the future of farming among other topics Tuesday.
"We could have a lot more food production in Eastern Kentucky, and that's part of the message that I talk about when I'm in Eastern Kentucky," said Agriculture Commissioner James Comer.
Crops being grown "under roof" as Comer describes it offer the opportunity for economic growth, Comer said.
He also noted that it allows people to buy more local produce.
"We have the Kentucky Proud label at the Department of Agriculture. I think people, if they knew this food product was produced in Eastern Kentucky, would support it, and pay a premium for it," Comer said.