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Across Kentucky - May 3, 2018
April 26, 2018
Across Kentucky - May 3, 2018

Did you ever wonder what it is like for a horse trainer to compete in the Kentucky Oaks of Kentucky Derby.  Kentucky horse trainer Larry Jones talks about his recent successful runs in the Kentucky Oaks, what it is like to win the race and recalls some of his most exciting moments.

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Across Kentucky - May 2, 2018
April 26, 2018
Across Kentucky - May 2, 2018

Kentucky Farm Bureau Executive Vice-President David Beck recently announced that he will become the President and CEO of the Kentucky Fair Board July 1st.  Beck talks with host Alan Watts about some his initial plans to improve and enhance the Kentucky Exposition Center and the International Convention Center and the connection to agriculture.

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Across Kentucky - May 1, 2018
April 26, 2018
Across Kentucky - May 1, 2018

A Christian County farm couple is sharing their story of the farming operation that is truly a successful partnership.  Steve and Sarah Newton of Newton Way Farms, who were recently recognized as Farmers of the Year by Christian County Agribusiness Association, talk with host Alan Watts about their farm and what makes it successful.

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Across Kentucky - April 30, 2018
April 26, 2018
Across Kentucky - April 30, 2018

More than seventy events take place in Louisville leading up to the Kentucky Derby.  Kentucky Derby Festival President of Communications Aimee Boyd talks with host Alan Watts about the festival and a special event that brings radio stations from around the state and region to Louisville to share the excitement of the Derby Festival.

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Across Kentucky Promo April 23, 2018 - April 27, 2018
April 19, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo April 23, 2018 - April 27, 2018

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Across Kentucky - April 27, 2018
April 19, 2018
Across Kentucky - April 27, 2018

Last week we featured a story about Kentucky Farm Bureau Executive Vice-President David Beck, who recently announced his retirement after 41 years.  On today’s program we talk with Mr. Beck about his decision to be the next President and CEO of the Kentucky Fair Board and his mission for improving the International Convention Center and Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville.

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Across Kentucky - April 26, 2018
April 19, 2018
Across Kentucky - April 26, 2018

As we continue to focus on distracted driving during the month of April, we share the second of a two-part series with Breckinridge County mother Tareena Horton, who talks about how she is using her story to help others.  Horton also talks about her calling to help others as an insurance agent.

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Across Kentucky - April 25, 2018
April 19, 2018
Across Kentucky - April 25, 2018

April is National Distracted Driving Month, with Kentucky Farm Bureau featuring a video with an accident survivor who has a message to share.  Breckinridge County mother Tareena Horton, who is an agent with the Breckinridge County Farm Bureau, talks about a distracted driving accident in 2008 that nearly claimed her life and the message she has for others.

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Across Kentucky - April 24, 2018
April 19, 2018
Across Kentucky - April 24, 2018

Among the issues being discussed is the Renewable Fuels Standard and how it will impact the oil industry.  Commonwealth Agri-Energy President and CEO Mick Henderson, who chairs the Renewable Fuels Association, talks about the issue, the players involved and the importance to Kentucky corn farmers.

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Across Kentucky - April 23, 2018
April 19, 2018
Across Kentucky - April 23, 2018

National Association of Farm Broadcasting members, including Kentuckians Jeff Nally and host Alan Watts, are in Washington, DC, this week for the annual Washington Watch event.  Nally, who broadcasts daily on the Cromwell Ag Radio Network, talks with Alan Watts about the history of the event, some of the major issues and how many people are impacted by farm broadcasters.

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