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President's Column:  Come Visit the Kentucky State Fair

President's Column: Come Visit the Kentucky State Fair

By the time Kentucky Farm Bureau was founded as an organization in 1919, the Kentucky State Fair was already celebrating its 17th birthday, officially. But the fair has roots that date back to 1816, making it one of the oldest fair celebrations in the country.

Across Kentucky - May 29, 2019
May 23, 2019
Across Kentucky - May 29, 2019

United States Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he is proud to be a voice for rural America as the only Congressional leader not from a coastal state.  McConnell also discussed disaster assistance, agricultural hemp and raising the age for tobacco use during a conversation with host Alan Watts in the Senator's Washington office.

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Across Kentucky - May 28, 2019
May 23, 2019
Across Kentucky - May 28, 2019

Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney says a recent trade trip by Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to Japan will pay off for Kentucky farmers.  Haney says the good news about Japan reiterates the need to get a deal negotiated with China sooner than later.

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Across Kentucky - May 27, 2019
May 23, 2019
Across Kentucky - May 27, 2019

Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney says recent movement toward ratification of the United States, Canada and Mexico trade agreement is positive news for farmers and agriculture.  Haney discusses the recent changes and what he is hearing it will take for congress to pass the trade agreement.

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Across Kentucky Promo May 20, 2019 - May 24, 2019
May 16, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo May 20, 2019 - May 24, 2019

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Across Kentucky - May 24, 2019
May 16, 2019
Across Kentucky - May 24, 2019

AT&T Kentucky President Hood Harris says they are continuing to expand broadband across the rural parts of the state.  Harris provides an update on the efforts, talks about how it is improving communications and where the work will progress in the future.

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Across Kentucky - May 23, 2019
May 16, 2019
Across Kentucky - May 23, 2019

The latest Feeding America Map the Meal Gap shows hunger is a widespread problem across the state.  Feeding Kentucky Director Tamara Sandberg talks about the latest results, where the problems are, and how donations help make a dent in hunger.

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