AG Commissioner Lawsuit

Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles, along with officials with a family owned farm complex in Central Kentucky filed a lawsuit Monday in Scott County against Governor Beshear’s administration.Evans Orchard and Cider Mill, LLC is a fifth generation family farm-owned agritourism destination in Georgetown, offering a u-pick orchard, a 96,000 square foot playground, and a converted barn facility that can be rented for weddings and other events.Quarles and the owners claim in the lawsuit that several of Governor Andy Beshear’s executive orders during the COVID-19 pandemic are in violation of the processes outlined by Kentucky’s Administrative Practices Act and the state constitution.