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Across Kentucky - April 9, 2019
April 4, 2019
Across Kentucky - April 9, 2019

The Kentucky Corn Growers Association sent a delegation of young farmers to Argentina in February to learn more about that country’s agriculture.  Trigg County farmer Alana Baker-Dunn talks about Argentine agriculture, the challenges of their farmers and how they are utilizing technology.

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Across Kentucky - April 8, 2019
April 4, 2019
Across Kentucky - April 8, 2019

The average cost of 40 basic food items increased slightly during the first quarter of 2019.  Kentucky Farm Bureau Communications Director Todd Bright breaks down the Farm Bureau Marketbasket Survey and talks about how America’s farmers are feeding an ever increasing number of people each year.

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Across Kentucky Promo April 1, 2019 - April 5, 2019
March 28, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo April 1, 2019 - April 5, 2019

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Across Kentucky - April 5, 2019
March 28, 2019
Across Kentucky - April 5, 2019

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles says it is important to thank a farmer during National Agriculture Week, but also throughout the year.  Quarles talked about the impact of agriculture, the number of family farms in the state, specialty markets and how Kentucky ranks on the national level during a State of Agriculture address on National Agriculture Day.

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Across Kentucky - April 4, 2019
March 28, 2019
Across Kentucky - April 4, 2019

With the arrival of Spring comes the opening of Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Markets across the state.  Program Director Fran McCall previews farm markets that consumers can visit in 2019, talks about what it means to be in the program and the reaction from consumers who visit markets in their community.

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Across Kentucky - April 3, 2019
March 28, 2019
Across Kentucky - April 3, 2019

Tim Dietrich with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture says the beef cattle industry is continuing to do well, although the cattle market has been down.  Dietrich talks about some of the value added programs, the quality of Kentucky Cattle and demand for beef products.

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Across Kentucky - April 2, 2019
March 28, 2019
Across Kentucky - April 2, 2019

Commonwealth Agri Energy in Hopkinsville recently completed the third expansion in the short history of the manufacturing facility.  We talk with President Mick Henderson about how much ethanol and other products are being produced at the plant, improved efficiency and how much corn from Kentucky farmers is being used.

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Across Kentucky - April 1, 2019
March 28, 2019
Across Kentucky - April 1, 2019

Forest industry leaders from across the state will gather this week in Lexington for the Kentucky Forest Industry Association annual meeting.  Executive Director Bob Bauer talks about some of the topics on the agenda, the increasing demand for hardwoods and the annual awards program that recognizes the best in the business.

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Across Kentucky Promo March 25, 2019 - March 29, 2019
March 21, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo March 25, 2019 - March 29, 2019

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Across Kentucky - March 29, 2019
March 21, 2019
Across Kentucky - March 29, 2019

A well-known farm broadcaster says he continues to hear quite a bit of optimism from farmers across the country in spite of some challenging years for agriculture.  Max Armstrong, who co-hosts “This Week In Agribusiness” on RFD-TV, talks about spending time with farmers, the stories they share with him and the need to spread the word about agriculture.

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