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Across Kentucky Promo July 22, 2019 - July 26, 2019
July 18, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo July 22, 2019 - July 26, 2019

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Across Kentucky - July 26, 2019
July 18, 2019
Across Kentucky - July 26, 2019

The Kentucky FFA Foundation was formed to ensure that all FFA members, chapters and agriculture teachers have a chance to be successful.  Foundation Executive Director Sheldon McKinney talks about the foundation, the mission and how they support FFA members, chapters and agriculture teachers.

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Across Kentucky - July 25, 2019
July 18, 2019
Across Kentucky - July 25, 2019

Not only do young farmers gather at their summer outing to participate in contests and get an update on legislative issues, they also set policy and learn more about agri-business and farming in the area where the outing takes place.  Kentucky Farm Bureau Young Farmers President Tyler Ferguson talks about the issues on the minds of young farmers and the tours they will have a chance to participate in this year.

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Across Kentucky - July 24, 2019
July 18, 2019
Across Kentucky - July 24, 2019

Young Farmers from across the state will gather this weekend in Pulaski county for the annual Kentucky Farm Bureau Young Farmer Summer Outing.  State President Tyler Ferguson previews the outing, discusses the contests and talks about what participants will experience.

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Across Kentucky - July 23, 2019
July 18, 2019
Across Kentucky - July 23, 2019

More than forty Kentucky beef cattle producers learned more about the cattle industry in Illinois and Missouri during the Kentucky Farm Bureau John C. Hendricks Beef Tour in June.  State Beef Advisory Committee Chairman Shane Wiseman discusses the tour, what they saw and lessons they brought back to their farms in Kentucky.

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Across Kentucky - July 22, 2019
July 18, 2019
Across Kentucky - July 22, 2019

The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment is hosting their annual Corn, Soybean and Tobacco Field Day Tuesday, July 23, at the Research and Education Center in Princeton.  UK Plant Pathologist Dr. Kiersten Wise previews the field day, talks about some of the topics being covered and who will be presenting during each of the tour stops.

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Across Kentucky Promo July 15, 2019 - July 19, 2019
July 11, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo July 15, 2019 - July 19, 2019

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Across Kentucky - July 19, 2019
July 11, 2019
Across Kentucky - July 19, 2019

Tobacco is always a major part of the University of Kentucky Corn, Soybean and Tobacco Field Day at the Research and Education Center in Princeton.  Extension Tobacco Specialist Dr. Andy Bailey talks about the tobacco stops at the field day, the research they are doing and what farmers can learn on Tuesday, July 23.

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Across Kentucky - July 18, 2019
July 11, 2019
Across Kentucky - July 18, 2019

Agriculture Undersecretary Bill Northey says dairy farmers still have plenty of time to sign up for the new Dairy Margin Protection Program.  Northey talks about the program, what it offers dairy farmers, how to sign up and other details.

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Across Kentucky – July 17, 2019
July 11, 2019
Across Kentucky – July 17, 2019

A Johnson County farmer is leading the Kentucky Farm Bureau Young Farmers this year.  We meet President Tyler Ferguson, learn about his farming operation, how he got started, the importance of the Kentucky Ag Development Board in Eastern Kentucky and why he enjoys farming and agriculture.

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