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Across Kentucky - September 6, 2018
August 30, 2018
Across Kentucky - September 6, 2018

Acting Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler says he wants to give farmers a chance to make the Waters of the United States Rule something that will work on their farm.  Host Alan Watts discusses the WOTUS role, how it could affect farmers and what changes could be coming in the rule with the EPA Administrator, who was in Kentucky August 24.

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Across Kentucky - September 5, 2018
August 30, 2018
Across Kentucky - September 5, 2018

Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation will be under the leadership of new Executive Vice President Drew Graham October 1.  Farm Bureau president Mark Haney says Graham brings quite a bit of experience as a farmer and policy maker.  Haney talks about Graham’s qualifications, his role at Farm Bureau and willingness to serve the membership.

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Across Kentucky - September 4, 2018
August 30, 2018
Across Kentucky - September 4, 2018

The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment is continuing to grow the idea of holding Field Schools through the year to address a variety of topics.  Dr. Edwin Richey talks about the September 6 Small Grain Field School at the Research and Education Center in Princeton, what topics are on the agenda and how to sign up for the event.

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Across Kentucky - September 3, 2018
August 30, 2018
Across Kentucky - September 3, 2018

Pembroke Auctioneer Leon Shirk took the bidding on the Grand Champion Kentucky Country Ham to a record $2.8 million during the Kentucky Farm Bureau Country Ham Breakfast August 23.  Host Alan Watts recalls some of the exciting auction and talks with the buyers, the producers and Farm Bureau President Mark Haney.

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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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