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Across Kentucky - November 21, 2017
November 16, 2017
Across Kentucky - November 21, 2017

A feature report with Meade County farmer Nicholas Hardesty, who with wife and farm partner, Bethany, have been named one of the three finalists in Farm Bureau’s Outstanding Young Farm Family contest.  Nicholas says they grow the typical Kentucky farm crops but with their installation of several greenhouses have enhanced their farming operation through the production of tobacco transplants and poinsettias. The contest winner will be announced next week at Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in Louisville.

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Across Kentucky - November 20, 2017
November 16, 2017
Across Kentucky - November 20, 2017

With Thanksgiving Day coming up this Thursday, this report with a Butterball Turkey Talkline specialist, offers tips on food handling safety, provides a guide for how big a bird to buy, and discusses the various ways consumers can access Talkline advice, this year, including texting.

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Across Kentucky Promo November 13, 2017 - November 17, 2017
November 9, 2017
Across Kentucky Promo November 13, 2017 - November 17, 2017

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Across Kentucky - November 17, 2017
November 9, 2017
Across Kentucky - November 17, 2017

A report on a series of educational webinars that’s being hosted by UK Forestry for landowners across the state.  UK extension forester Billy Thomas discusses some of the topics for the remaining three installments, which will run Nov 21, Nov 28, and Dec 7. To learn which county extension offices will be hosting the events, go on line to: ukforestry.org.

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Across Kentucky - November 16, 2017
November 9, 2017
Across Kentucky - November 16, 2017

A feature report with Mary Alice Coffee a supervisor for the Butterball Turkey Talkline who explains today is “national thaw your turkey day,” as we get prepared for Thanksgiving Day next Thursday.  She also discusses the organization’s petition drive to the national governing group to develop an emoji to represent the Thanksgiving holiday. 

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Across Kentucky - November 15, 2017
November 9, 2017
Across Kentucky - November 15, 2017

Feldhaus visits with Amanda Gajdzik of Shelby County, who along with husband, Matt, were named one of the three finalists in the Outstanding Young Farm Family Contest.  Amanda explains they started their farming endeavors while both still students in college with the purchase of ten cows.  They now farm over 2,000 acres of traditional crops and have opened a very successful orchard and roadside market operation. 

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Across Kentucky - November 14, 2017
November 9, 2017
Across Kentucky - November 14, 2017

Harrison County FFA’s Gracie Furnish was elected National Eastern Region Vice President at the recent national convention of FFA.  Kentucky FFA’s Executive Director, Matt Chaliff, runs down some of the state group’s significant honors and achievements including Spencer County’s Dairy Cattle Evaluation Team winning its sixth national championship in the last eight years.

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Across Kentucky - November 13, 2017
November 9, 2017
Across Kentucky - November 13, 2017

A report on UK extension’s family and consumer science agents who nearly swept the professional awards presented during the annual meeting of that national group.  UK’s interim director of family and consumer science extension, Jennifer Hunter, talks about the significant achievements.

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Across Kentucky Promo November 6, 2017 - November 10, 2017
November 2, 2017
Across Kentucky Promo November 6, 2017 - November 10, 2017

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Across Kentucky - November 10, 2017
November 2, 2017
Across Kentucky - November 10, 2017

Commonwealth Agri-Energy in Hopkinsville is in the middle of the third expansion, which will allow the company to use more than 15 million bushels of Kentucky corn to produce more ethanol, carbon dioxide and distillers wet and dry grain. Alan Watts visits with President and CEO Mick Henderson. 

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