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Across Kentucky Promo September 18, 2017 - September 22, 2017
September 14, 2017
Across Kentucky Promo September 18, 2017 - September 22, 2017

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Across Kentucky - September 22, 2017
September 14, 2017
Across Kentucky - September 22, 2017

A feature report with state apiarist, Tammy Horn Potter, who suggests that beekeepers make a small investment in getting their honey ‘pollen analyzed.” She says it’s a small investment and a strong marketing tool for consumers.  She also discusses tips for getting hives ready for the coming winter season. 

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Across Kentucky - September 21, 2017
September 14, 2017
Across Kentucky - September 21, 2017

Feldhaus visits with Sharon Spencer who heads up the Ky Ag Dept’s farmers market program and gets a snapshot of season 2017. The program just continues to grow offering obvious economic opportunities for farmers and some unique positive economic and social impact for local communities.  

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Across Kentucky - September 20, 2017
September 14, 2017
Across Kentucky - September 20, 2017

Soybean growers are needed soon for a research project on weed resistance in beans.  UK postdoctoral scholar, Jerrod Penn, will be coordinating the project and says it will be done in two phases; a brief survey, and later just before harvest time they’re seeking photos of weeds in the field.  Participation could benefit local FFA chapters.

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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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