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Across Kentucky February 20, 2018
February 15, 2018
Across Kentucky February 20, 2018

More than 14,000 Kentucky FFA members will celebrate National FFA Week February 19th through the 25th.  State FFA President Martin Williams and Alan Watts discuss the size and scope of the state organization, what FFA involves this day and time and what Williams has gained from fellow FFA members during his time as President. 

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Across Kentucky February 19, 2018
February 15, 2018
Across Kentucky February 19, 2018

The Kentucky Farm Bureau Foundation will award more than ninety scholarships this year that are made possible by county farm bureaus across the state.  Farm Bureau Communications Director Todd Bright and host Alan Watts discuss the scholarships, how to apply and when application must be submitted. 

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Across Kentucky Promo February 12, 2018 - February 16, 2018
February 8, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo February 12, 2018 - February 16, 2018

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Across Kentucky February 16, 2018
February 8, 2018
Across Kentucky February 16, 2018

A special celebration is planned Saturday night, February 17th, during the 50th annual National Farm Machinery Show Championship Tractor Pull.  Pull Chairman Tom Whit and host Alan Watts talk about the history of the show, some special guests who will be recognized, a well-known entertainer that will sing the National Anthem and uncover the history of the dirt track in Freedom Hall.

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Across Kentucky February 15, 2018
February 8, 2018
Across Kentucky February 15, 2018

More than 250 4-H members from across Kentucky will compete for top honors during the Skill-A-Thon Contest Saturday, February 17th, at the Brown Exposition Center in Bowling Green.  Steve Austin, who is the University of Kentucky Extension Associate Director of Youth Livestock Programs, and host Alan Watts talk about how the contest works, what participants have to know and how it impacts their lives and their 4-H projects.

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Across Kentucky February 14, 2018
February 8, 2018
Across Kentucky February 14, 2018

Kentucky Farm Bureau is among the groups and organizations hosting free events and seminars at the 53rd National Farm Machinery Show that runs February 14th through the 17th at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville.  Commodity Division Director Joe Cain says the seminars will include a Water Working Group meeting, information about the 2018 Farm Bill with Congressman James Comer and a round-table discussion for young farmers.

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Across Kentucky February 13, 2018
February 8, 2018
Across Kentucky February 13, 2018

The National Farm Machinery Show Championship Tractor Pull will roar into Freedom Hall February 14th through the 17th for the 50th year.  Tractor Pull Chairman Tom Whit talks shares details about the tractor pull, where the competitors are coming from, how many tractor drivers will shoot for the sand at the end of the track and a change in ticket prices this year.

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Across Kentucky February 12, 2018
February 8, 2018
Across Kentucky February 12, 2018

County Farm Bureau Presidents and Vice-Presidents from across the state will gather in Louisville February 13th and 14th for the annual Presidents Conference.  Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney talks about the conference, the training county leaders receive, the topics they discuss and the number of new presidents that are expected to attend.

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Across Kentucky Promo February 5, 2018 - February 9, 2018
February 1, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo February 5, 2018 - February 9, 2018

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Across Kentucky - February 9, 2018
February 1, 2018
Across Kentucky - February 9, 2018

The 2017 National Farm Machinery Show will truly be larger than ever, with the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville adding more space to allow new exhibitors.  Communications Director Amanda Storment and Alan Watts preview the 53rd annual show and the 50th annual Championship Tractor Pull that will be in Louisville February 14th through the 17th.

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