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Across Kentucky October 29, 2018 - November 2, 2018
October 25, 2018
Across Kentucky October 29, 2018 - November 2, 2018

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Across Kentucky - November 2, 2018
October 25, 2018
Across Kentucky - November 2, 2018

The average cost of food decreased slightly during the third quarter of 2018, which is a change from the trend during the first two quarters of the year.  Kentucky Farm Bureau Communications Director B. Todd Bright discusses the quarterly Markebasket Survey what increased, what decreased and how that affects farmers across the state.

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Across Kentucky - November 1, 2018
October 25, 2018
Across Kentucky - November 1, 2018

Gasoline with 15 percent ethanol could be available across the state as early as June of 2019, according to Commonwealth Agri Energy President Mick Henderson.  He talks with host Alan Watts about how that will impact corn farmers across the country, drivers in Kentucky and corn farmers in the state.

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Across Kentucky - October 31, 2018
October 25, 2018
Across Kentucky - October 31, 2018

Nearly 3,000 Kentucky FFA members attended the 91st National FFA Convention last week in Indianapolis, Indiana.  Executive Secretary Matt Chaliff says a number of state FFA members participated in a wide range of national competitions, with several others having a chance to see the big picture of agriculture.

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Across Kentucky - October 30, 2018
October 25, 2018
Across Kentucky - October 30, 2018

The North American International Livestock Exposition kicks off today at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville and continues until November 15.  Kentucky Venues President and CEO David Beck talks about this year’s expo, the livestock shows, other events that are taking place and the impact on Kentucky’s economy.

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Across Kentucky - October 29, 2018
October 25, 2018
Across Kentucky - October 29, 2018

The University of Kentucky Extension Forage program will host two Grazing Conferences Tuesday and Thursday in Western and Eastern Kentucky.  Forage Specialist Dr. Ray Smith talks about the conferences, who will be speaking and how to register to participate.

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Across Kentucky Promo October 22, 2018 - October 26, 2018
October 18, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo October 22, 2018 - October 26, 2018

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Across Kentucky - October 26, 2018
October 18, 2018
Across Kentucky - October 26, 2018

Over the past couple of weeks, we met the Ayer family's second and third generation owners of the Hilltop Farm in McLean County.  This week we meet the first generation owner Edward “Bubby” Ayer who talks about the family farm, what he enjoys about it and how the poultry industry impacts McLean County.

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Across Kentucky - October 25, 2018
October 18, 2018
Across Kentucky - October 25, 2018

Kentucky members of the 2018 Farm Bill Conference Committe say they are confident a new farm bill will be passed this year by Congress.  United States Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Kentucky Congressman James Comer provide an update on the 2018 Farm Bill and what they expect to see in the final version.

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Across Kentucky - October 24, 2018
October 18, 2018
Across Kentucky - October 24, 2018

A young Kentuckian took the initiative to raise funds to help feed his fellow man through Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles’ Hunger Initiative.  Tamara Sandberg with the Kentucky Association of Food Banks says Nelson Paul from Bourbon county recently raised $7,000 that he proudly presented to her and Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles.

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