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Across Kentucky - August 30, 2019
August 21, 2019
Across Kentucky - August 30, 2019

A Todd County woman, who grew up on a dairy cattle farm, has now found her place in agriculture.  We meet Mary Beth Shackleford-Tomica, talk about her start in farming, her career with the Farm Service Agency and why she loves agriculture.

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Across Kentucky - August 29, 2019
August 21, 2019
Across Kentucky - August 29, 2019

A Hancock County man left the Kentucky State Fair with a nice check after weighing in the largest pumpkin at the fair.  Nick McCaslin talks about how big the pumpkin was, how he grew it and how he got the pumpkin out of the field and to the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville.  

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Across Kentucky - August 28, 2019
August 21, 2019
Across Kentucky - August 28, 2019

Blake Penn says Penn Country Hams began in the town of Mannsville, Kentucky, which was once larger than Campbellsville.  Penn tells how the ham business began and what he sees for the future of the country ham market.

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Across Kentucky - August 27, 2019
August 21, 2019
Across Kentucky - August 27, 2019

The Grand Champion Ham at the Kentucky State Fair was a product of Penn Country Ham in Mannsville, Kentucky.  Blake Penn talks about the winning ham, how they picked the ham out, the process they use to cure hams and how their business is continuing to grow.  

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Across Kentucky - August 26, 2019
August 21, 2019
Across Kentucky - August 26, 2019

Two FFA teams are representing Kentucky in the National Crop Scouting competition Monday, August 26, in Boone, Iowa.  University of Kentucky Plant Pathologist Dr. Kiersten Wise talks about the competition, the winning teams and what the teams learned.

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Across Kentucky Promo August 19, 2019 - August 23, 2019
August 15, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo August 19, 2019 - August 23, 2019

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Across Kentucky - August 23, 2019
August 15, 2019
Across Kentucky - August 23, 2019

One of the favorite exhibit areas during the Kentucky State Fair is Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance’s Pride of the Counties in the south wing of the Kentucky Exposition Center.  Bryan Regenauer with Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance talks about Pride of the Counties, what people have a chance to see this year and why the exhibit is important.

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Across Kentucky - August 22, 2019
August 15, 2019
Across Kentucky - August 22, 2019

For the second year in a row Kentucky Farm Bureau and a number of other businesses and organizations will join together to recognize young people who exhibit champion livestock during the Kentucky State Fair Championship Drive.  North American International Livestock Expo Manager Catherine Riley talks about the championship drive that will culiminate this evening in Broadbent Arena.   

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Across Kentucky - August 21, 2019
August 15, 2019
Across Kentucky - August 21, 2019

More than 1500 friends of Kentucky Farm Bureau are expected to enjoy country ham and all the trimmings Thursday at the Farm Bureau Country Ham Breakfast at the Kentucky State Fair.  Farm Bureau Public Affairs Division Director Jeff Harper previews the breakfast, talks about the money raised for charity and how the breakfast spotlights country ham producers.

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Across Kentucky - August 20, 2019
August 15, 2019
Across Kentucky - August 20, 2019

Thursday, August 22, is Kentucky Farm Bureau Day at the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville.  Farm Bureau Assistant to the Executive Vice-President and Organization Division Director Matt Ingram talks about events that day, how to get tickets for the Farm Bureau Picnic and a change in location for the Gospel Showcase.  

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