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Across Kentucky Promo January 27, 2020 - January 31, 2020
January 23, 2020
Across Kentucky Promo January 27, 2020 - January 31, 2020

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Across Kentucky - January 31, 2020
January 23, 2020
Across Kentucky - January 31, 2020

American Soybean Association past President Davie Stevens says he enjoyed his year leading the organization and promoting soybeans around the world.  Stevens talks about some of the successes of 2019 and the need for the American Soybean Association to continue looking for new markets around the world.

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Across Kentucky - January 30, 2020
January 23, 2020
Across Kentucky - January 30, 2020

Summit Meat Processing partner Kyle Turpen says the Mobile Meat Market is allowing their company to reach new customers.  Turpen talks about the Mobile Meat Market, what is offered in the mobile market, and the Epic Food Truck that was introduced in 2019.

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Across Kentucky - January 29, 2020
January 23, 2020
Across Kentucky - January 29, 2020

A central Kentucky meat processor is providing excellent customer service to farmers and customers in their region of the state and beyond.  We talk with Summit Meat Processing partner Kyle Turpen about their processing facility and something new they recently introduced.

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Across Kentucky - January 28, 2020
January 23, 2020
Across Kentucky - January 28, 2020

Warren County farmer Jake Hunt took home the top prize in the Kentucky Corn Yield contest recently at the Kentucky Commodity Conference in Bowling Green.  Hunt talks about his corn crop, what he planted, when it was seeded, and his love of the farm and agriculture.

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Across Kentucky - January 27, 2020
January 23, 2020
Across Kentucky - January 27, 2020

The cost of basic food items in Kentucky rose slightly in 2019 according to the Kentucky Farm Bureau Market Basket Survey.  Farm Bureau Communications Director Todd Bright talks about the survey, what items saw increases, the trend compared to other years, and how the price of food impacts farmers.

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Across Kentucky Promo January 20, 2020 - January 24, 2020
January 16, 2020
Across Kentucky Promo January 20, 2020 - January 24, 2020

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Across Kentucky - January 24, 2020
January 16, 2020
Across Kentucky - January 24, 2020

Kentucky Farm Bureau leaders are closely monitoring a number of federal and state issues in 2020.  First Vice-President Eddie Melton says the issues include trade on the national level, and protecting the tobacco master settlement, infrastructure and broadband on the state level.

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Across Kentucky - January 23, 2020
January 16, 2020
Across Kentucky - January 23, 2020

More than 300 Kentucky farmers helped feed the hungry in the state by providing produce to food banks in all 120 counties.  Feeding Kentucky Farms to Food Banks Coordinator Sarah Vaughn discusses the program, the results from 2019 and how farmers can get involved in 2020.

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Across Kentucky - January 22, 2020
January 16, 2020
Across Kentucky - January 22, 2020

The cost of H2A labor on Kentucky farms is continuing to increase.  USDA National Agriculture Statistics Service Eastern Mountain Region Director David Knoff talks about the labor costs, factors contributing to the increase and the impact on farmers and agriculture.

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