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Across Kentucky Promo - July 2, 2018 - July 6, 2018
June 28, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo - July 2, 2018 - July 6, 2018

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Across Kentucky - July 6, 2018
June 28, 2018
Across Kentucky - July 6, 2018

Students from Across Kentucky gathered on college campus this summer to participate in Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agriculture Leaders.  On today’s program we learn first hand from Lynzee Lacy about IFAL, what they learned this year, the friendships made and the broader picture of agriculture she had the chance to see.

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Across Kentucky - July 5, 2018
June 28, 2018
Across Kentucky - July 5, 2018

More than 1,000 Kentucky youth are participating in Kentucky Junior Livestock Expos in Morehead, Murray and Bowling Green.  Kentucky Division of Shows and Fairs Director Chris Caudill talks about the lessons youth learn, the relationships they make and how some go on to start their own herd.

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Across Kentucky - July 4, 2018
June 28, 2018
Across Kentucky - July 4, 2018

On this Independence Day, we honored a Clinton County resident who was posthumously presented the Medal of Honor Tuesday, June 26, by President Donald Trump.  United States Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell relayed the story of farmer Lieutenant Garlin Murl Conner, who served six tours during World War II.

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Across Kentucky - July 3, 2018
June 28, 2018
Across Kentucky - July 3, 2018

Monday, Ben Westerfield talked about the 2018 wheat crop and how it looked.  Today, we talk with Westerfield about how the crop is marketed, where the crop is sold and other details about the 2018 winter wheat crop.

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Across Kentucky - July 2, 2018
June 28, 2018
Across Kentucky - July 2, 2018

Most farmers are saying the 2018 wheat crop in Kentucky is not as good as they had hoped for or had expected. Hopkinsville Elevator Grain Manager Ben Westerfield talks about the harvest from Barren County to Trigg County, the quality of the crop and other details.

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Across Kentucky Promo June 25, 2018 - June 29, 2018
June 21, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo June 25, 2018 - June 29, 2018

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Across Kentucky - June 29, 2018
June 21, 2018
Across Kentucky - June 29, 2018

Each year more than 1,000 Kentucky youth compete in one of three junior livestock expos across the state.  Chris Caudill with the Kentucky Division of Shows and Fairs talks tells us what a livestock expo is, what happens and some of the awards exhibitors can win during the events.

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Across Kentucky - June 28, 2018
June 21, 2018
Across Kentucky - June 28, 2018

June is Dairy Month in Kentucky and across the nation.  On today’s show host Alan Watts talks with Henry County Dairy Farmer Terry Rowlett, who chairs the Kentucky Farm Bureau Dairy Advisory Committee, about the importance of dairy farmers, challenges they are facing and the caring and concern that each dairy farmer shares

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Across Kentucky - June 27, 2018
June 21, 2018
Across Kentucky - June 27, 2018

Wheat harvest is winding down in some parts of Kentucky, but still in full swing in other parts.  On today’s show host Alan Watts takes you inside a combine to meet farmer Brandon Hunt to talk about the combine he is operating, how the wheat harvest is turning out and his passion for agriculture.

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