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Across Kentucky - February 5, 2019
January 31, 2019
Across Kentucky - February 5, 2019

Kentucky farmers can nominate school districts to receive a grant through the America's Farmers Grow Rural Education Program.  Coordinator Erin Glarner describes the program, how farmers can nominate a school district, how grant funds have been used previously in Kentucky and other details.  

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Across Kentucky - February 4, 2019
January 31, 2019
Across Kentucky - February 4, 2019

A central Kentucky farmer says 2018 wound up on a positive note, but had it's challenges.  Ryan Bivins from Hodgensville talks about his farming operation, some of the challenges in 2018, why he enjoys farming and his involvement in the agriculture industry.

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Across Kentucky Promo January 28, 2019 - February 1, 2019
January 24, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo January 28, 2019 - February 1, 2019

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Across Kentucky - February 1, 2019
January 24, 2019
Across Kentucky - February 1, 2019

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture issued a record number of industrial hemp permits that allows a record acreage to be grown.  Kentucky Ag Commissioner Ryan Quarles talks about the number of permits, the acreage, the number of potential new industrial manufacturers and writing new regulations following the 2018 Farm Bill signing.

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Across Kentucky - January 31, 2019
January 24, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 31, 2019

Kentucky is home to 2019 American Soybean Association President Davie Stevens of Wingo.  President Stevens talks about serving as the leader of the American Soybean Association, the role of the organization and some of his goals for his term as President.

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Across Kentucky - January 30, 2019
January 24, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 30, 2019

Most all Kentucky farmers will be within close proximity of a Dicamba training session this Spring.  University of Kentucky Weed Specialist Dr. Travis Leglighter talks about the upcoming sessions, what will be covered and importance of proper training and application.

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Across Kentucky - January 29, 2019
January 24, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 29, 2019

Farmers who use Dicamba herbicides this year are facing some changes in application requirements being imposed by the Environmental Protection Agency.   University of Kentucky Weed Specialist Dr. Travis Leglighter details the changes will be in place this year.  

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Across Kentucky - January 28, 2019
January 24, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 28, 2019

The deadline to apply for the second round of Market Facilitation Program payments through the Farm Service Agency Office has been extended due to the government shutdown.  Kentucky FSA Director Brian Lacefield talks about the length of the sign-up period, the reporting deadline and other programs affected by the shutdown that began in late December.

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Across Kentucky Promo January 21, 2019 - January 25, 2019
January 17, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo January 21, 2019 - January 25, 2019

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Across Kentucky - January 25, 2019
January 17, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 25, 2019

The extremely wet year in Kentucky has left crops in the fields in parts of central and eastern Kentucky.  University of Kentucky Grain and Forage Center of Excellence Director Dr. Chad Lee analyzes the 2018 crop, discusses some of the impacts of the wet year and how world demand has affected Kentucky farmers.