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Across Kentucky Promo January 21, 2019 - January 25, 2019
January 17, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo January 21, 2019 - January 25, 2019

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Across Kentucky - January 25, 2019
January 17, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 25, 2019

The extremely wet year in Kentucky has left crops in the fields in parts of central and eastern Kentucky.  University of Kentucky Grain and Forage Center of Excellence Director Dr. Chad Lee analyzes the 2018 crop, discusses some of the impacts of the wet year and how world demand has affected Kentucky farmers.

 
Across Kentucky - January 24, 2019
January 17, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 24, 2019

Kentucky experienced near record rainfall in 2018, with more than 80 inches recorded at one location in the southeastern part of the state.   State Climatologist Dr. Stuart Foster talks about precipitation totals for 2018, the dry parts of the state, the wettest areas of Bluegrass and the overall precipitation trends.

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Across Kentucky - January 23, 2019
January 17, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 23, 2019

We continue the conversation with Union County farmer Jason Greenwell, who placed 3rd in the National Corn yield contest.  Greenwell talks about marketing the 2018 crops, his options for selling his crops, the importance of the family farm and his son’s roles on the farm.

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Across Kentucky - January 22, 2019
January 17, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 22, 2019

Union County farmer Jason Greenwell, who owns and operates Greenway Farms with his brothers, placed 3rd in the National Corn yield contest in 2018.  Greenwell talks about his corn crop, what variety he used and discusses other details about the 2018 crop year.  

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Across Kentucky - January 21, 2019
January 17, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 21, 2019

Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture and the Kentucky Soybean Association will partner to host the 15th Annual Soybean Promotion Day Tuesday, January 22nd.  Rae Wagoner with the Kentucky Soybean Association talks about the events planned, the guest speakers and the topics that will be covered.

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Across Kentucky January 14, 2019 - January 18, 2019
January 10, 2019
Across Kentucky January 14, 2019 - January 18, 2019

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Across Kentucky - January 18, 2019
January 10, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 18, 2019

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles says updates to the Grain Indemnity Fund and regulations concerning the labeling of lab-grown meats are two issues he is hoping the Kentucky General Assembly will address this year.  Quarles also discussed the county fair grant program that was funded by the 2018 Kentucky General Assembly and how that is helping counties across the state.

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Across Kentucky - January 17, 2019
January 10, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 17, 2019

The average cost of 40 basic food items decreased for the second quarter in a row in 2018, although food prices increased slightly for the year.  Kentucky Farm Communications Director Todd Bright discusses the final Market Basket Survey for 2018, what increased, what decreased and how much of the price of food makes it back to the farm.

 
Across Kentucky - January 16, 2019
January 10, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 16, 2019

The Kentucky Commodity Conference will celebrate its 25th anniversary this week in Bowling Green with a variety of topics on the program for Thursday, January 17.  Kentucky Corn and Small Grain Growers Executive Director Laura Knoth talks about the speakers, the topics they will cover, the awards ceremony and a special 25th anniversary celebration.

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