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Across Kentucky - August 31, 2018
August 23, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 31, 2018

If you visited the livestock barn at the Kentucky State Fair, you will likely saw Governor’s Office of Ag Policy Director Warren Beeler.  Beeler talks with host Alan Watts about the impact of youth livestock programs, the lessons learned in the show barn and the importance of organizations such as 4-H and FFA.

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Across Kentucky Promo August 27, 2018 - August 31, 2018
August 23, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo August 27, 2018 - August 31, 2018

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Across Kentucky - August 30, 2018
August 23, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 30, 2018

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles was among those sharing the story of agriculture at the Kentucky State Fair.  Quarles, who served country ham during the commodity breakfast on the opening day, says it is always a great opportunity to educate people about agriculture.  Quarles also discussed crops and the need to be on the lookout for farm equipment on the roadway.

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Across Kentucky - August 29, 2018
August 23, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 29, 2018

Under Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey was in Kentucky Wednesday, August 15, as the special guest of First District Congressman James Comer.  Under Secretary Northey discussed the impact of corn ethanol and E-85, how the industry is affecting agriculture, the future of renewable fuels and some of the challenges facing ethanol.

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Across Kentucky - August 28, 2018
August 23, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 28, 2018

For the 19th time Broadbent B & B Foods in Kuttawa had the Grand Champion Country Ham at the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville.  Owner Ronnie Drennan and host Alan Watts discuss the ham, the other classes won by Broadbent B & B Foods and a family win that left Drennan with some extra pride at the state fair.

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Across Kentucky - August 27, 2018
August 23, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 27, 2018

County Farm Bureau organizations are constantly giving back to their communities in a number of ways.  One of those is through a grant program established this year in Trigg County. President Alana Baker Dunn and County Emergency Management Director David Bryant discuss the recent purchase of three grain rescue tubes, how they will be used and the importance of having them as a resource in an emergency. 

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Across Kentucky Promo - August 20 – August 24, 2018
August 15, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo - August 20 – August 24, 2018

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Across Kentucky - August 24, 2018
August 15, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 24, 2018

Kentucky 4-H members have been competing for top honors at the state fair and visiting Cloverville to see what they won for more than fifty years.  State 4-H Marketing and Public Relations Specialist Kim Leger says Cloverville has a new look and is located near the original home in Ag Land in South Wing A. 

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Across Kentucky - August 23, 2018
August 15, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 23, 2018

FFA members from more than 60 chapters across the state competed for top honors this year at the Kentucky State Fair.  State FFA Advisor Matt Chaliff talks with host Alan Watts about the new location of FFA exhibits in Ag Land, what is on display and something new this year at the fair.

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Across Kentucky - August 22, 2018
August 15, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 22, 2018

A little auctioneer with a big voice will sell the 2018 Grand Champion Kentucky Country Ham at the Kentucky Farm Bureau Country Ham Breakfast Thursday morning at the State Fair.  Leon Shirk, who sells produce four days a week and has his own auction and real estate business, talks with host Alan Watts about selling the ham.

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