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Across Kentucky - October 18, 2018
October 11, 2018
Across Kentucky - October 18, 2018

Kentuckians are responding well to a new round beef product that hit grocery shelves in the Bluegrass state in March.  Katelyn Hawkins with the Kentucky Beef Council talks about Kentucky Cattlemen's Ground Beef, the reception by consumers, how the product is selling and it's expansion across the state.

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Across Kentucky - October 17, 2018
October 11, 2018
Across Kentucky - October 17, 2018

The Kentucky Natural Resource Conservation Service is under the direction of Brunilla Velez, who hails from Rhode Island.  Velez talks about her work in Kentucky, the conservation programs being utilized by farmers in the Bluegrass and some of the highlights of her time here since she began serving as Interim NRCS Director in August.

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Across Kentucky - October 16, 2018
October 11, 2018
Across Kentucky - October 16, 2018

Kentucky's largest farmer-owned grain cooperative is celebrating a milestone this year.  Hopkinsville Elevator General Manager Eston Glover talks about the history of the cooperative, the growth over the last 50 years, the Commonwealth Agri Energy ethanol plant and the market for Kentucky agriculture products.

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Across Kentucky - October 15, 2018
October 11, 2018
Across Kentucky - October 15, 2018

Central Kentucky farmers are facing some challenges due to a wet harvest season.  Breckinridge County Agriculture Extension Agent Carol Hinton says the corn and tobacco harvest has been very good, but the recent wet weather is causing some problems for corn farmers who have not been able to harvest their crops.

Across Kentucky Promo October 8, 2018 - October 12, 2018
October 4, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo October 8, 2018 - October 12, 2018

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Across Kentucky - October 12, 2018
October 4, 2018
Across Kentucky - October 12, 2018

A McLean County young farmer is finding his place on the family farm in the poultry industry.  Kyle Ayers talks about how he got his start raising chickens, the expansion of his business and his future as the third generation in the Hilltop Farm operation.

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Across Kentucky - October 11, 2018
October 4, 2018
Across Kentucky - October 11, 2018

Kentucky beef cattle farmers continue to look for ways to improve farming operations and protect the land.  The Kentucky Beef Network will host its annual Open House Saturday, October 13, at Eden Shale Farm in Owen County.  A highlighted event will be the demonstration of a new way to feed cattle in the winter.

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Across Kentucky - October 10, 2018
October 4, 2018
Across Kentucky - October 10, 2018

Women are an essential part of agriculture in Kentucky, with Breckinridge County Agriculture Extension Agent Carol Hinton among them.  During today’s program we learn about Carol’s love for agriculture, how she chose her career and what she enjoys most about working on the farm.

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Across Kentucky - October 9, 2018
October 4, 2018
Across Kentucky - October 9, 2018

The aroma of country ham will fill the air in the western Kentucky town of Cadiz on October 12 and 13 during the annual Trigg County Country Ham Festival.  County Tourism Director Bill Stevens says the festival includes a country ham display, the making of Kentucky’s largest ham biscuit and a Saturday concert by Country Music group Shenandoah.

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Across Kentucky - October 8, 2018
October 4, 2018
Across Kentucky - October 8, 2018

Farmers in western and central Kentucky are experiencing better corn yields than expected.  Ben Westerfield, with Hopkinsville Elevator Cooperative, says most yields are hovering around 200 bushels to the acre, with the quality of the crop also good.

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