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Across Kentucky Promo November 20, 2017-November 24, 2017
November 16, 2017
Across Kentucky Promo November 20, 2017-November 24, 2017

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Across Kentucky - November 24, 2017
November 16, 2017
Across Kentucky - November 24, 2017

A report with Warren Beeler, Executive Director of the Governor’s Office of Ag Policy on the latest round of funding decisions that agency has made with tobacco settlement funding.  Two of the latest grant announcements were for sizeable investments in the ongoing work of the Kentucky Proud program and for the KCARD, the Kentucky Center for Ag and Rural Development.

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Across Kentucky - November 23, 2017
November 16, 2017
Across Kentucky - November 23, 2017

A special feature report on this Thanksgiving Day for household chefs who may be facing “turkey trauma” as they attempt to prepare the big meal.  Mary Alice Coffee will be one of the Butterball Turkey Talkline specialists on duty today, offering a calming voice and plenty of advice to help nervous cooks have a successful day in the kitchen. 

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Across Kentucky - November 22, 2017
November 16, 2017
Across Kentucky - November 22, 2017

Survey forms for the 2017 Census of Agriculture are now in the mail, but this year coordinating agency officials are hoping more farmer respond “on line,” for more efficient data gathering.  Dave Knopf who leads the regional office of the National Ag Statistics Service covering Kentucky, discusses survey details and how the census data impacts economic development efforts for agriculture. 

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Across Kentucky - November 21, 2017
November 16, 2017
Across Kentucky - November 21, 2017

A feature report with Meade County farmer Nicholas Hardesty, who with wife and farm partner, Bethany, have been named one of the three finalists in Farm Bureau’s Outstanding Young Farm Family contest.  Nicholas says they grow the typical Kentucky farm crops but with their installation of several greenhouses have enhanced their farming operation through the production of tobacco transplants and poinsettias. The contest winner will be announced next week at Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in Louisville.

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Across Kentucky - November 20, 2017
November 16, 2017
Across Kentucky - November 20, 2017

With Thanksgiving Day coming up this Thursday, this report with a Butterball Turkey Talkline specialist, offers tips on food handling safety, provides a guide for how big a bird to buy, and discusses the various ways consumers can access Talkline advice, this year, including texting.

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Across Kentucky Promo November 13, 2017 - November 17, 2017
November 9, 2017
Across Kentucky Promo November 13, 2017 - November 17, 2017

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Across Kentucky - November 17, 2017
November 9, 2017
Across Kentucky - November 17, 2017

A report on a series of educational webinars that’s being hosted by UK Forestry for landowners across the state.  UK extension forester Billy Thomas discusses some of the topics for the remaining three installments, which will run Nov 21, Nov 28, and Dec 7. To learn which county extension offices will be hosting the events, go on line to: ukforestry.org.

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Across Kentucky - November 16, 2017
November 9, 2017
Across Kentucky - November 16, 2017

A feature report with Mary Alice Coffee a supervisor for the Butterball Turkey Talkline who explains today is “national thaw your turkey day,” as we get prepared for Thanksgiving Day next Thursday.  She also discusses the organization’s petition drive to the national governing group to develop an emoji to represent the Thanksgiving holiday. 

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Across Kentucky - November 15, 2017
November 9, 2017
Across Kentucky - November 15, 2017

Feldhaus visits with Amanda Gajdzik of Shelby County, who along with husband, Matt, were named one of the three finalists in the Outstanding Young Farm Family Contest.  Amanda explains they started their farming endeavors while both still students in college with the purchase of ten cows.  They now farm over 2,000 acres of traditional crops and have opened a very successful orchard and roadside market operation. 

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