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Across Kentucky - June 4, 2019
May 30, 2019
Across Kentucky - June 4, 2019

A Louisville restaurant is building it’s brand around Farm to Table and Kentucky Proud Products on the menu.  Chef Geoff Dailey talks about Harvest, the inspiration behind the restaurant and what diners can expect to find on the eclectic menu.

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Across Kentucky - June 3, 2019
May 30, 2019
Across Kentucky - June 3, 2019

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue recently announced a second round of relief for farmers across the country that are being hit hard by the trade negotiations and tariffs on China.  Secretary Perdue, Under Secretaries Bill Northey and Greg Ibach, and USDA Chief Economic Greg Johnansen discussed the program and how it will impact agriculture.

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Across Kentucky Promo May 27, 2019 - May 31, 2019
May 23, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo May 27, 2019 - May 31, 2019

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Across Kentucky - May 31, 2019
May 23, 2019
Across Kentucky - May 31, 2019

For people who want to begin farming, the Farm Service Agency has programs that may be able to help.  Farm Service Agency Kentucky and Tennessee Beginning Farmer Program Director Amanda Robertson talks about what is available, how people can apply and some partner agencies that can help.

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Across Kentucky - May 30, 2019
May 23, 2019
Across Kentucky - May 30, 2019

Kentucky Congressman James Comer, who serves on the House Agriculture Committee, says he is pleased with work that is underway to implement the 2018 Farm Bill.  Comer also discussed agricultural hemp, the 2019 farming outlook and other issues during a visit with host Alan Watts at the Congressman's Washington office.

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Across Kentucky - May 29, 2019
May 23, 2019
Across Kentucky - May 29, 2019

United States Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he is proud to be a voice for rural America as the only Congressional leader not from a coastal state.  McConnell also discussed disaster assistance, agricultural hemp and raising the age for tobacco use during a conversation with host Alan Watts in the Senator's Washington office.

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Across Kentucky - May 28, 2019
May 23, 2019
Across Kentucky - May 28, 2019

Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney says a recent trade trip by Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to Japan will pay off for Kentucky farmers.  Haney says the good news about Japan reiterates the need to get a deal negotiated with China sooner than later.

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Across Kentucky - May 27, 2019
May 23, 2019
Across Kentucky - May 27, 2019

Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney says recent movement toward ratification of the United States, Canada and Mexico trade agreement is positive news for farmers and agriculture.  Haney discusses the recent changes and what he is hearing it will take for congress to pass the trade agreement.

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Across Kentucky Promo May 20, 2019 - May 24, 2019
May 16, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo May 20, 2019 - May 24, 2019

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Across Kentucky - May 24, 2019
May 16, 2019
Across Kentucky - May 24, 2019

AT&T Kentucky President Hood Harris says they are continuing to expand broadband across the rural parts of the state.  Harris provides an update on the efforts, talks about how it is improving communications and where the work will progress in the future.

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