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Across Kentucky - September 19, 2017
September 14, 2017
Across Kentucky - September 19, 2017

A report on the Ky Small Grain Growers Association’s donation of just over a half million dollars to Grain and Forage Center for Excellence project in Princeton.  Association president Pat Clements talks about the two-part contribution and says the center is already beginning to attract top notch researchers to the facility.

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Across Kentucky - September 18, 2017
September 14, 2017
Across Kentucky - September 18, 2017

Murray State University’s Hutson School of Agriculture is hosting the Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Emerging Agricultural Enterprises Committee tomorrow at the university’s Bill Cherry Expo Center.  The ag school’s dean, Dr. Tony Brannon, is featured talking about this event and the Hemp Idea Festival Field Day that will immediately follow.

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Across Kentucky Promo September 11, 2017 - September 15, 2017
September 7, 2017
Across Kentucky Promo September 11, 2017 - September 15, 2017

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Across Kentucky - September 15, 2017
September 7, 2017
Across Kentucky - September 15, 2017

A feature report with Warren Beeler, Executive Director of the Governor’s Office of Agricultural Policy.  That agency determines how agriculture’s share of the Master Settlement Agreement is distributed and how cost share projects are determined to help bolster ag infrastructure and the overall ag economy.

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Across Kentucky - September 14, 2017
September 7, 2017
Across Kentucky - September 14, 2017

An update on Murray State University’s Hutson School of Agriculture with its dean, Dr. Tony Brannon.  He says they have a large group of incoming freshman, numerous research projects underway, and just recently cut the ribbon on their Breathitt Veterinary Diagnostic Lab in Hopkinsville. 

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Across Kentucky - September 13, 2017
September 7, 2017
Across Kentucky - September 13, 2017

The third of three Woodland Owner Short Courses is on tap for Sep 23 in Kenton County.  UK forestry, Billy Thomas, says one unique feature to this presentation is that they’re breaking down into two groups; those with 10 acres or less of woodlands and those with larger acreages.  They plan to customize their presentations and deal with specific issues of interest to land owners of various sizes.

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Across Kentucky - September 12, 2017
September 7, 2017
Across Kentucky - September 12, 2017

The Montgomery County 4-H Junior Chefs team has scored a “repeat” as state champions in that culinary competition.  Feldhaus visits with team coach Lee Etta Greer who talks about the goals of the program and some of the specific skills the team members experience.

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Across Kentucky - September 11, 2017
September 7, 2017
Across Kentucky - September 11, 2017

A UK Wheat Field School is coming up this Wednesday focusing on training and actions to take at planting time.  Extension Associate, Kelsey Mehl, says they’ll deal with everything from planter calibration to precision crop protection applications.  

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Across Kentucky Promo September 4, 2017 - September 8, 2017
August 30, 2017
Across Kentucky Promo September 4, 2017 - September 8, 2017

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Across Kentucky - September 8, 2017
August 30, 2017
Across Kentucky - September 8, 2017

Due to the popularity of this spring’s “indoor aquaculture program” hosted by Ky State University’s Aquaculture Center, a second similar program has been scheduled for Sep 16 in Frankfort.  KSU aquaculture extension specialist, Forrest Wynne, talks about the program which explores progress in indoor production of shrimp, tilapia, and aquaponics.   

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