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Across Kentucky - June 27, 2019
June 20, 2019
Across Kentucky - June 27, 2019

The rural community of Fancy Farm in Graves County will grow by more than 10,000 people Saturday, August 3, during the annual Fancy Farm Picnic.  Political Director Mark Wilson talks about the guest list, the Master of Ceremonies, the bar-b-que fundraiser and some previous special guests who have made a stop at Fancy Farm.

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Across Kentucky - June 26, 2019
June 20, 2019
Across Kentucky - June 26, 2019

Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles says excitement is building for the 2019 Kentucky State Fair that will take place in August.  Commissioner Quarles talks about the events, a new sponsorship, competitions, food and the history associated with the fair.

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Across Kentucky - June 25, 2019
June 20, 2019
Across Kentucky - June 25, 2019

Kentucky Agriculture and Horticulture Extension Agents from across the state are gathered in Owensboro for their annual conference this week.  Association President Greg Comer talks about the conference, what will take place, the professional improvement tours, awards and who will be attending.

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Across Kentucky - June 24, 2019
June 20, 2019
Across Kentucky - June 24, 2019

United States Senator Rand Paul is hoping the H2A and H2B Red Tape Reduction Act will help make it easier for farmers and others who use the Guest Worker program to get the manpower they need for their operations.  Senator Paul says the legislation, that is receiving bipartisan support, will make the application and reporting system electronic and will streamline other processes.

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Across Kentucky Promo June 17, 2019 - June 21, 2019
June 13, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo June 17, 2019 - June 21, 2019

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Across Kentucky - June 21, 2019
June 13, 2019
Across Kentucky - June 21, 2019

Corn farmers and consumers in Kentucky will all see the benefits of the year-round sale of gasoline mixed with 15 percent ethanol.  Kentucky Corn and Small Grain Growers Executive Director Laura Knoth says the EPA rule change, that took effect June 1, will help increase the sale of ethanol and ultimately provide a larger market for corn.

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Across Kentucky - June 20, 2019
June 13, 2019
Across Kentucky - June 20, 2019

Although Kentucky farmers have faced challenges with a wet planting season this year, the corn crop is considerably ahead of other states in the corn belt.  Kentucky Corn and Small Grain Growers Executive Director Laura Knoth talks about planting, market issues and other items on the minds of farmers in the state.

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Across Kentucky - June 19, 2019
June 13, 2019
Across Kentucky - June 19, 2019

The Center for Agricultural Hemp is now up and running at the Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture.  Dean Dr. Tony Brannon talks about the Center for Agricultural Hemp, why it was formed, the work that will be done and how it will impact the agricultural hemp industry.

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Across Kentucky - June 18, 2019
June 13, 2019
Across Kentucky - June 18, 2019

The dairy industry in Kentucky is made up of nearly 500 farms and over a half million dairy cows.  Dairy Alliance Senior Manager of Farmer Relations Denise Jones talks about the diversity of the dairy industry, the top producing counties in the state and how people can help dairy farmers every day.

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Across Kentucky - June 17, 2019
June 13, 2019
Across Kentucky - June 17, 2019

June is Dairy Month in Kentucky and across the nation.  Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles discusses Dairy Month, the kickoff celebration at the State Capitol in Frankfort and the impact of the dairy industry in Kentucky.

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