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Across Kentucky Promo April 5, 2018 - April 9, 2018
March 29, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo April 5, 2018 - April 9, 2018

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Across Kentucky - April 6, 2018
March 29, 2018
Across Kentucky - April 6, 2018

Kentucky Congressman James Comer, Tennessee Congressman David Kustoff and Missouri Congressman Jason Smith recently hosted a meeting in Paducah to listen to industry leaders affected by infrastructure problems on inland waterways.  Among those joining the discussion was Calloway County farmer Sharon Furches, who talks about the issues discussed during the meeting and possible solutions.

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Across Kentucky - April 5, 2018
March 29, 2018
Across Kentucky - April 5, 2018

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month.  Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance is joining other companies in reminding drivers to cut down on distractions.  Farm Bureau Insurance Vice-President Chuck Osborne discusses the impact of district driving and the effort to bring more awareness.

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Across Kentucky - April 4, 2018
March 29, 2018
Across Kentucky - April 4, 2018

The Kentucky Dairy industry is still looking for answers after several farmers recently received termination letters from Dean Foods.  Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles talks about the issue and how it will affect communities across the state.

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Across Kentucky - April 3, 2018
March 29, 2018
Across Kentucky - April 3, 2018

Some Kentucky Soybean farmers were recently in Washington, DC, to discuss a number of issues with the state’s Congressional delegation.  State Soybean Association President Larry Thomas from Hardin County says they discussed trade, the 2018 Farm Bill, infrastructure and bio-fuels.

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Across Kentucky - April 2, 2018
March 29, 2018
Across Kentucky - April 2, 2018

Each year the Kentucky Young Farmer Association selects the member of the year.  We’ll meet this year’s winner Hickman County Farmer Curtis Weatherford, learn about his family farming operation, find out why it’s important to pass the farm on to the next generation and discuss some of the challenges in agriculture.

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Across Kentucky Promo March 26, 2018 - March 30, 2018
March 22, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo March 26, 2018 - March 30, 2018

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Across Kentucky - March 30, 2018
March 22, 2018
Across Kentucky - March 30, 2018

In addition to low prices for whole milk and a decrease in demand, some Kentucky Dairy farmers recently received notice that Dean Foods will no longer be purchasing their milk as of June 1st.  Henry County Dairy farmer Terry Rowlett, who chairs the Kentucky Farm Bureau Dairy Advisory Committee, discusses the impact of losing family dairy operations and how that will affect the communities they live and work in.

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Across Kentucky - March 29, 2018
March 22, 2018
Across Kentucky - March 29, 2018

The dairy industry in Kentucky is facing a decreased demand for products and lower whole milk prices.  Henry County Dairy farmer Terry Rowlett, who chairs the Kentucky Farm Bureau Dairy Advisory Committee, talks with host Alan Watts about some of the challenges and possible solutions.

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Across Kentucky - March 28, 2018
March 22, 2018
Across Kentucky - March 28, 2018

The number of women owning and operating farms in Kentucky is continuing to increase.  Host Alan Watts talks with Trigg County farmer Alana Baker about why she returned home to Riverbend Farms, what she enjoys about the farm and some of her greatest challenges.

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