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Across Kentucky - November 22, 2018
November 15, 2018
Across Kentucky - November 22, 2018

As we celebrate Thanksgiving, it is important to remember the many things we have to be thankful for.  Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney, First Vice-President Eddie Melton and Second Vice-President Fritz Geisecke share what they are thankful for this year.

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Across Kentucky - November 21, 2018
November 15, 2018
Across Kentucky - November 21, 2018

The 2018 Kentucky Farm Bureau Farmer of the Year still operates his farm with his family.  Host Alan Watts visits with the 2018 Farmer of Year, who talks about his history in farming, the importance of the next generation in agriculture, his love of his chosen lifestyle and how important agriculture will be in the future.

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Across Kentucky - November 20, 2018
November 15, 2018
Across Kentucky - November 20, 2018

Each year more than 200,000 people reach out to the Butterball Turkey Talk-line to get advice on cooking the Thanksgiving turkey.  Talk-line specialist Barbara Robinson talks with host Alan Watts about the advice she gives, one of the funniest questions she has received and how to get in touch with a talk-line specialist.

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Across Kentucky - November 19, 2018
November 15, 2018
Across Kentucky - November 19, 2018

Kentucky House Agriculture Committee Chairman Richard Heath recently met with Kentucky Farm Bureau leaders during the 2019 Legislative Preview Meeting.  Representative Heath discusses some of the top issues he expects lawmakers to deal with in 2019 and how important it is to share the message of agriculture.

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Across Kentucky November 12, 2018 - November 16, 2018
November 8, 2018
Across Kentucky November 12, 2018 -  November 16, 2018

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Across Kentucky - November 16, 2018
November 8, 2018
Across Kentucky - November 16, 2018

Kentucky could receive as much as $200 million through the Market Facilitation Program to assist farmers impacted by the tariffs being imposed by China.  Kentucky Farm Service Agency Director Brian Lacefield explains the Market Facilitation Program, how the payments are calculated and how many Kentucky farmers will receive assistance.

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Across Kentucky - November 15, 2018
November 8, 2018
Across Kentucky - November 15, 2018

Kentucky FFA returned home from the National FFA Convention with some impressive awards.  Executive Secretary Matt Chaliff talks about the winners from Kentucky, some top finishers, a record number of American FFA Degree recipients and four Kentuckians who were honored for their service.

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Across Kentucky - November 14, 2018
November 8, 2018
Across Kentucky - November 14, 2018

Many agriculture leaders across the state and nation are hoping Congress will pass the 2018 Farm Bill now that the mid-term elections are over.  Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney talks about the farm bill, why it is important, the inclusion of Industrial Hemp legislation and the implementation process.

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Across Kentucky - November 13, 2018
November 8, 2018
Across Kentucky - November 13, 2018

The Kentucky Farm Bureau Water Management Working Group is combining the agriculture community, conservation and other state partners to plan for the future water needs of the state.  Chairman Steve Coleman talks about the work of the group, the impact the work is having on Kentucky and the importance of planning for the future.

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Across Kentucky - November 12, 2018
November 8, 2018
Across Kentucky - November 12, 2018

The Kentucky Mesonet System will serve as the infrastructure for the Kentucky Early Warning Drought System, better known as KYDEWS, that is being implemented across the state.  State Climatologist Dr. Stuart Foster talks about the system, how it will work and the impact it will have on agriculture and all of Kentucky.

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