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Across Kentucky Promo February 5, 2018 - February 9, 2018
February 1, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo February 5, 2018 - February 9, 2018

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Across Kentucky - February 9, 2018
February 1, 2018
Across Kentucky - February 9, 2018

The 2017 National Farm Machinery Show will truly be larger than ever, with the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville adding more space to allow new exhibitors.  Communications Director Amanda Storment and Alan Watts preview the 53rd annual show and the 50th annual Championship Tractor Pull that will be in Louisville February 14th through the 17th.

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Across Kentucky - February 8, 2018
February 1, 2018
Across Kentucky - February 8, 2018

High corn crop yields in 2017 helped offset the low prices at the elevator, with the outstanding yields winning some producers some nice hardware at the Kentucky Commodity Conference in Bowling Green.  Kentucky Corn Growers Executive Director Laura Knoth and Alan Watts note the yields and recognize the 2017 winners.

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Across Kentucky - February 7, 2018
February 1, 2018
Across Kentucky - February 7, 2018

The top Kentucky soybean yield in 2017 set a record with more than 100 bushels per acre.  Kentucky Soybean Association Director Debbie Ellis and Alan Watts recognize the winners in the yield and quality contests that recently received awards at the Kentucky Commodity Conference in Bowling Green.

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Across Kentucky - February 6, 2018
February 1, 2018
Across Kentucky - February 6, 2018

Some of the top Kentucky Wheat growers recorded yields of more than 100 bushels per acre in 2017 and they were recently honored at the Kentucky Commodity Conference in Bowling Green.  Kentucky Small Grain Growers Executive Director Laura Knoth talks about the winners and their outstanding yields with Alan Watts.

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Across Kentucky February 5, 2018
February 1, 2018
Across Kentucky February 5, 2018

The cost of 40 basic food items in Kentucky is continuing to decrease.  Kentucky Farm Bureau Communications Director Todd Bright discusses with Alan Watts the final Farm Bureau Market Basket Survey for 2017, what foods increased in price and which items decreased in cost.

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Across Kentucky Promo January 29, 2018 - February 2, 2018
January 25, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo January 29, 2018 - February 2, 2018

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Across Kentucky February 2, 2018
January 25, 2018
Across Kentucky February 2, 2018

The Kentucky Parks Foundation is providing a hand to help parks complete projects and boost interest in the communities surrounding them.  Foundation Executive Director Molly Caldwell discusses some recent projects, the support of friends groups and a grant program aimed at getting students back to the parks.

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Across Kentucky February 1, 2018
January 25, 2018
Across Kentucky February 1, 2018

Amish and Mennonite farmers in Christian, Trigg and Todd Counties are exploring the potential market, the availability of milk and other factors as they begin planning for a cheese processing facility.  Christian County Agriculture Extension Agent Jay Stone talks about the market potential, possible cost of building the facility and how many dairy farms are located in the region.

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Across Kentucky January 31, 2018
January 25, 2018
Across Kentucky January 31, 2018

Amish and Mennonite farmers in three western Kentucky counties are working to form a dairy cooperative and build a cheese processing facility.  Christian County Agriculture Extension Agent Jay Stone discusses the preliminary meetings, what factors are being studied and other details that could lead to a unique cheese being produced and sold.

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