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Across Kentucky - August 28, 2018
August 23, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 28, 2018

For the 19th time Broadbent B & B Foods in Kuttawa had the Grand Champion Country Ham at the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville.  Owner Ronnie Drennan and host Alan Watts discuss the ham, the other classes won by Broadbent B & B Foods and a family win that left Drennan with some extra pride at the state fair.

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Across Kentucky - August 27, 2018
August 23, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 27, 2018

County Farm Bureau organizations are constantly giving back to their communities in a number of ways.  One of those is through a grant program established this year in Trigg County. President Alana Baker Dunn and County Emergency Management Director David Bryant discuss the recent purchase of three grain rescue tubes, how they will be used and the importance of having them as a resource in an emergency. 

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Across Kentucky Promo - August 20 – August 24, 2018
August 15, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo - August 20 – August 24, 2018

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Across Kentucky - August 24, 2018
August 15, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 24, 2018

Kentucky 4-H members have been competing for top honors at the state fair and visiting Cloverville to see what they won for more than fifty years.  State 4-H Marketing and Public Relations Specialist Kim Leger says Cloverville has a new look and is located near the original home in Ag Land in South Wing A. 

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Across Kentucky - August 23, 2018
August 15, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 23, 2018

FFA members from more than 60 chapters across the state competed for top honors this year at the Kentucky State Fair.  State FFA Advisor Matt Chaliff talks with host Alan Watts about the new location of FFA exhibits in Ag Land, what is on display and something new this year at the fair.

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Across Kentucky - August 22, 2018
August 15, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 22, 2018

A little auctioneer with a big voice will sell the 2018 Grand Champion Kentucky Country Ham at the Kentucky Farm Bureau Country Ham Breakfast Thursday morning at the State Fair.  Leon Shirk, who sells produce four days a week and has his own auction and real estate business, talks with host Alan Watts about selling the ham.

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Across Kentucky - August 21, 2018
August 15, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 21, 2018

Kentucky State Police are reaching out to young people at the Kentucky State Fair to connect with them and teach some highway safety basics through Safety Town.  Public Information Officer Billy Gregory tells host Alan Watts Safety Town is celebrating a milestone this year with a new look.

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Across Kentucky - August 20, 2018
August 15, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 20, 2018

The number of livestock competing for top prizes at the Kentucky State Fair is continuing to grow in the youth and open divisions.   North American Assistant Manager Catherine Riley, who works with Kentucky State Fair livestock entries, talks with host Alan Watts about the number of entries and the new Championship Drive.

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Across Kentucky Promo - August 13 – August 17, 2018
August 8, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo - August 13 – August 17, 2018

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Across Kentucky - August 17, 2018
August 8, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 17, 2018

With the summer tobacco cutting season underway and corn shelling just around the corner, Kentucky roadways will be filled with tractors, combines, trucks and other farm equipment.  Host Alan Watts talks with farmer Michael Oliver of Seven Springs Farms about moving farm equipment, the best way to safely meet farm equipment on the road and ways to avoid problems.