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Across Kentucky – April 16, 2019
April 11, 2019
Across Kentucky – April 16, 2019

Dale Dobson with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture says it is important that agriculture and the general public share the road during the Spring planting season and all year long.  Dobson passes along reminders for farmers and drivers as activity picks up on and off the farm.

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Across Kentucky – April 15, 2019
April 11, 2019
Across Kentucky – April 15, 2019

United States Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles were joined by USDA Undersecretary Greg Ibach and Risk Management Agency Director Martin Barbre for a hemp forum in Louisville.  They discussed Kentucky’s role in formulating hemp regulations and the importance of getting those in place in the near future.

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Across Kentucky Promo April 8, 2019 - April 12, 2019
April 4, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo April 8, 2019 - April 12, 2019

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Across Kentucky - April 12, 2019
April 4, 2019
Across Kentucky - April 12, 2019

A Kentucky farmer and agribusiness dealer is making an impact on the agriculture equipment world with his experience and knowledge in farming.  H & R Agripower Vice-President Steve Hunt talks about serving on the Case IH Dealer Advisory Board, helping the company test the latest equipment and what agriculture means to him.

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Across Kentucky - April 11, 2019
April 4, 2019
Across Kentucky - April 11, 2019

The Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program is made up of a variety of locations across the state that range in size, shape and the way the owners serve customers.  Program Director Fran McCall talks about the variety of farm markets, how they are certified and what that means for customers.

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Across Kentucky - April 10, 2019
April 4, 2019
Across Kentucky - April 10, 2019

Not only did the delegation of Kentucky young farmers learn about agriculture in Argentina, they also learned about other challenges facing the farmers in that country.  Alana Baker-Dunn talks about some of their biggest financial hurdles and what the Argentine farmers had to say about American agriculture.

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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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