Newsroom

Across Kentucky

Across Kentucky - May 17, 2018
May 10, 2018
Across Kentucky - May 17, 2018

Dairy farmers across the state and nation are continuing to face low milk prices and decreased demand, which having an impact on their operation.  Chris Galen with the National Milk Producers Federation talks about the price support program, the need to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement and other possible ways to help dairy farmers.

Listen here

Across Kentucky - May 16, 2018
May 10, 2018
Across Kentucky - May 16, 2018

There are a number of outstanding women in Agriculture in the state of Kentucky.  Host Alan Watts talks with Calloway County Farmer Sharon Furches about her involvement in the family farming operation, what she enjoys about it, some of the biggest challenges and the importance of her service on the Kentucky Farm Bureau Board of Directors.

Listen here

Across Kentucky - May 15, 2018
May 10, 2018
Across Kentucky - May 15, 2018

An Eastern Kentucky community is using broadband access at the library to provide Tele-Health services for veterans. Rural Broadband Association Director Shirley Bloomfield talks about broadband, the efforts in Kentucky, and the plan to expand to other communities across the country.

Listen here

Across Kentucky - May 14, 2018
May 10, 2018
Across Kentucky - May 14, 2018

May is Beef Month in Kentucky.  Host Alan Watts talks with Kentucky Beef Council Director of Consumer Affairs Kiah Twisselman about Beef Month, the recipes that will be available, the Beef Media Tour and how Kentucky beef farmers are helping to feed the hungry in the state.

Listen here

Across Kentucky Promo May 7, 2018-May 11, 2018
May 3, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo May 7, 2018-May 11, 2018

Listen here

Across Kentucky - May 11, 2018
May 3, 2018
Across Kentucky - May 11, 2018

Cynthiana beef cattle farmer Luke Arthur has made a pastime of judging youth livestock shows around the state of Kentucky.   Arthur talks with host Alan Watts about how he got started, what it means to him and the life lessons gained from judging livestock.

Listen here

Across Kentucky - May 10, 2018
May 3, 2018
Across Kentucky - May 10, 2018

Two Louisville ladies are among milliners who provided unique hats during the Kentucky Oaks and Derby last week.  Rachel Belle and Kate Smith, better known as “The Hat Girls”, talk with host Alan Watts about how they started and what their hat business means to them.

Listen here

Across Kentucky - May 9 , 2018
May 3, 2018
Across Kentucky - May 9 , 2018

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt says there will soon be a replacement to the Waters of the U.S. rule that will be more friendly to agriculture and rural America.  Adminstrator Pruitt discussed the repeal of the existing WOTUS rule and what is in the new plan with host Alan Watts and fellow farm broadcasters during the National Association of Farm Broadcasters Washington Watch in late April.

Listen here

Across Kentucky - May 8, 2018
May 3, 2018
Across Kentucky - May 8, 2018

United States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue says lawmakers and Governors from Agriculture States tend to favor negotiation over tariff when it comes to trade policy.   Secretary Perdue recently discussed trade and a number of other issues host Alan Watts and fellow members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasters during Washington Watch in late April.

Listen here

Across Kentucky - May 7 2018
May 3, 2018
Across Kentucky - May 7 2018

The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture will host their annual Wheat Field Day Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at the Grains and Forage Center of Excellence in Princeton.  UK Extension Specialist Dr. Carrie Knott talks with host Alan Watts about the topics that will be covered during the event that begins at 8:45 Tuesday morning.

Listen here