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Across Kentucky Promo December 9, 2019 - December 13, 2019
December 4, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo December 9, 2019 - December 13, 2019

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Across Kentucky - December 13, 2019
December 4, 2019
Across Kentucky - December 13, 2019

The National Outstanding Young Farmer Program is wanting more Kentuckians to become involved.  Director Sharon Page discusses the program, how to become involved, what it takes to win, the life friendships established and lessons learned.

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Across Kentucky - December 12, 2019
December 4, 2019
Across Kentucky - December 12, 2019

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Board works hard to manage beef checkoff dollars from every state across the county.  Board member Greg Hanes says the beef checkoff is getting cranked up for another year, with the main goal to better educate consumers about beef.

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Across Kentucky - December 11, 2019
December 4, 2019
Across Kentucky - December 11, 2019

American Farm Bureau Vice-President Scott Vanderwald says they are hopeful the USMCA will be passed by Congress by the end of the year.  Vanderwald discussed what is good for agriculture in the trade package and the impact on the U. S. farm economy. 

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Across Kentucky - December 10, 2019
December 4, 2019
Across Kentucky - December 10, 2019

The Spencer County FFA Dairy judging team is now getting ready to head to International Competition in Scotland next summer.  Adviser Bland Baird talks about the team, the contests and other details.

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Across Kentucky - December 9, 2019
December 4, 2019
Across Kentucky - December 9, 2019

An agriculture adviser from Wisconsin credits his time serving in the military in Kentucky as the reason he now helps farmers manage their farms and assets.  Christian Walters, who is President of Total Farm Marketing, recalls his time at Fort Campbell and how that helped him in his career.

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Across Kentucky Promo December 2, 2019 - December 6, 2019
November 26, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo December 2, 2019 - December 6, 2019

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Across Kentucky - December 6, 2019
November 26, 2019
Across Kentucky - December 6, 2019

USDA Farm Service Agency Director Richard Fordyce says he is pleased with the implementation of the Market Facilitation Program.  Fordyce talks about how the program is helping farmers, what could be coming in the future and the scope of the MFP program in the realm of what FSA does for agriculture.

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Across Kentucky - December 5, 2019
November 26, 2019
Across Kentucky - December 5, 2019

Kentucky Farm Bureau Second Vice-President Sharon Furches says her first year as a part of the executive leadership team has been exciting.  Furches talks about her role at the annual meeting, looking ahead at the next 100 years and her example as a female leader in agriculture.

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Across Kentucky - December 4, 2019
November 26, 2019
Across Kentucky - December 4, 2019

Along with the 100 year celebration for Kentucky Farm Bureau, will come a revision of policies that will include a celebration of accomplishments and charting a course for the future.  First Vice-President Eddie Melton talks about the centennial celebration, the policy revisions and other details. 

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