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Across Kentucky Promo March 11, 2019 - March 15, 2019
March 7, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo March 11, 2019 - March 15, 2019

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Across Kentucky - March 15, 2019
March 7, 2019
Across Kentucky - March 15, 2019

The University of Kentucky is hosting a number of Kentucky Agriculture Training Schools this year at the Research and Education Center in Princeton.  KATS Coordinator Lori Rogers talks about the schools, the topics being covered, the training participants receive and how to sign up.

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Across Kentucky - March 14, 2019
March 7, 2019
Across Kentucky - March 14, 2019

Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Outstanding Youth, Marcus Wiseman and Lauren Rowlett, were among those attending the Congressional Tour.  Wiseman and Rowlett talked about their experience in Washington, DC, what they have learned about the role of Farm Bureau and the message they hoped to leave behind with their members of Congress.

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Across Kentucky - March 13, 2019
March 7, 2019
Across Kentucky - March 13, 2019

Farm Bureau members also heard from five of the six members of the Kentucky Congressional Delegation during the annual Farm Bureau Congressional Tour.  The Congressional Delegation addressed topics ranging from rural broadband to trade, labor issues and a number of other topics.

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Across Kentucky - March 12, 2019
March 7, 2019
Across Kentucky - March 12, 2019

More than 300 Kentucky Farm Bureau members met with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senator Rand Paul during the annual Congressional Tour.  Senators McConnell and Paul talked about important agriculture issues including trade, industrial hemp, socialism, the impact of Farm Bureau and the possibility of association health plans.

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Across Kentucky - March 11, 2019
March 7, 2019
Across Kentucky - March 11, 2019

Members of the Kentucky Farm Bureau Women’s organization gathered in Lexington recently for the annual Women’s Leadership Conference.  Farm Bureau Women’s Advisory Committee Chairman Vickie Bryant talks about the conference, some of the highlights and the message shared by the keynote speaker.

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Across Kentucky Promo March 4, 2019 - March 8, 2019
February 28, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo March 4, 2019 - March 8, 2019

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Across Kentucky - March 8, 2019
February 28, 2019
Across Kentucky - March 8, 2019

Retired University of Kentucky Extension Forage Specialist Dr. Gary Lacefield says it is more important than ever for agriculture to educate others about the work on the farm and the mission of agriculture.  Lacefield talked about his work with forages, technology in the forage industry and the connection between agriculture and urban America.

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Across Kentucky - March 7, 2019
February 28, 2019
Across Kentucky - March 7, 2019

American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall says 2018 was a big year for agriculture policy, with some major priorities on the table for 2019.  Duvall, who was recently in Kentucky, says Trade and Farm Labor are two of the major issues that still need to be addressed.

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Across Kentucky - March 6, 2019
February 28, 2019
Across Kentucky - March 6, 2019

Although the FFA organization allowed women into the organization in 1969, it would take 30 years for FFA members to elect their first female president in Kentucky.  We visit with Kentucky’s first female FFA President Jessamine County native Susan Wright, talk about the impact of FFA in her life and how she was able to give back to members of the organization.

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