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Across Kentucky - March 8, 2018
March 1, 2018
Across Kentucky - March 8, 2018

United States Senator Rand Paul is continuing to push for legislation that would make the Migrant Farm Labor Program and immigration more favorable for agriculture.  Senator Paul discusses his proposal with host Alan Watts and details how the change he is advocating would help farmers and others who rely on guest workers.

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Across Kentucky - March 7, 2018
March 1, 2018
Across Kentucky - March 7, 2018

Kentucky Farm Bureau members will celebrate Food Checkout Day while they are in Frankfort for the annual Legislative Drive In Day at the State Capitol.  Vickie Bryant from Monroe County, who chairs the Kentucky Farm Bureau Women’s Organization, talks with host Alan Watts about the importance of Food Checkout Day and what it means for all Kentuckians.

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Across Kentucky - March 6, 2018
March 1, 2018
Across Kentucky - March 6, 2018

Farmers want to maintain the current Kentucky tax exemptions that are in place.  Breckinridge County farmer Pat Henderson, who chairs the Kentucky Farm Bureau Tax Committee, discusses the important of the tax exemptions, how a change would affect farmers and the impact of a tax exemption change on communities across the state.

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Across Kentucky - March 5, 2018
March 1, 2018
Across Kentucky - March 5, 2018

Farm Bureau members from across the state will be in Frankfort Wednesday, March 7, for the Legislative Drive In Day and Food Checkout Day.  Public Affairs Division Director Jeff Harper and Alan Watts talk about the importance of Legislative Drive In, the issues on the minds of farmers and agriculture and the impact of talking with local legislators.

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Across Kentucky Promo February 26, 2018 - March 2, 2018
February 22, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo February 26, 2018 - March 2, 2018

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Across Kentucky - March 2, 2018
February 22, 2018
Across Kentucky - March 2, 2018

Kentucky agriculture was represented during a recent meeting with President Donald Trump concerning infrastructure needs across rural America.  Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles joined a group of State Governors at the White House where Quarles outlined some of Kentucky’s greatest needs.

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Across Kentucky - March 1, 2018
February 22, 2018
Across Kentucky - March 1, 2018

Kentucky farmers are concerned about a proposal that would freeze the state property tax rate and result in a tax increase.  Breckinridge County farmer Pat Henderson, who chairs the Farm Bureau Tax Committee, says farmers want to see the current property tax structure, that was adopted in 1979, remain in place.

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Across Kentucky - February 28, 2018
February 22, 2018
Across Kentucky - February 28, 2018

Beef cattle producers and youth will bring their best livestock to the West Wing of the Kentucky Exposition Center March 2nd through the 4th to compete for top prizes at the Kentucky Farm Bureau Beef Expo.  Farm Bureau Livestock Committee Chairman Fritz Gieske says the Beef Expo is a great way to celebrate Kentucky being the largest beef cattle state east of the Mississippi River.

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Across Kentucky - February 27, 2018
February 22, 2018
Across Kentucky - February 27, 2018

Wheat farmers, crop advisers, county extension agents and others will have a chance to learn more about early disease and weed problems in the 2018 wheat crop this week.  Extension Assistant Kelsey Mehl previews the annual Wheat Green-up Field School that will be held Thursday, March 1st, at the University of Kentucky Research and Education Center in Princeton.

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Across Kentucky - February 26, 2018
February 22, 2018
Across Kentucky - February 26, 2018

A record number of Kentucky Farm Bureau members are in Washington, DC, this week to participate in the annual Farm Bureau Congressional Tour.  State President Mark Haney says infrastructure and immigration are among the topics members plan to discuss with the Kentucky Congressional delegation.

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