Democrat Bob Farmer bases run for ag commissioner on marketing experience

01/28/2011 11:16 AM

Bob Farmer, a Louisville Democrat, said he is basing his run for office on his marketing experience.

Farmer is a humorist and representative for the Farmer’s Almanac. He said his marketing experience — working for a bank in the 1970s — would allow him to better promote Kentucky agriculture.

He said the Kentucky Proud program Republican Commissioner of Agriculture Richie Farmer started to promote food grown in Kentucky.

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