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Across Kentucky - January 17, 2019
January 10, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 17, 2019

The average cost of 40 basic food items decreased for the second quarter in a row in 2018, although food prices increased slightly for the year.  Kentucky Farm Communications Director Todd Bright discusses the final Market Basket Survey for 2018, what increased, what decreased and how much of the price of food makes it back to the farm.

 
Across Kentucky - January 16, 2019
January 10, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 16, 2019

The Kentucky Commodity Conference will celebrate its 25th anniversary this week in Bowling Green with a variety of topics on the program for Thursday, January 17.  Kentucky Corn and Small Grain Growers Executive Director Laura Knoth talks about the speakers, the topics they will cover, the awards ceremony and a special 25th anniversary celebration.

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Across Kentucky - January 15, 2019
January 10, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 15, 2019

Cattle producers from across the state will gather in Owensboro January 17 and 18 for the annual Kentucky Cattlemen’s Convention.  Executive Director Dave Maples previews the convention, the guest speakers, the topics that will be covered and the hall of fame induction ceremony. 

Across Kentucky - January 14, 2019
January 10, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 14, 2019

American Farm Bureau members will discuss and vote on a number of resolutions during the 100th annual meeting this week in New Orleans.  Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney discusses the American Farm Bureau resolutions process, what policies are being considered and why they are important for Kentucky.

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Across Kentucky Promo January 7, 2018 - January 11, 2018
January 3, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo January 7, 2018 - January 11, 2018

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Across Kentucky - January 11, 2018
January 3, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 11, 2018

Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney says more than 400 Kentuckians will be attending the American Farm Bureau meeting January 11 through the 16th.  Haney talks with host Alan Watts about the celebration, who will be attending and the contest that Kentuckians will be competing in.

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Across Kentucky - January 10, 2018
January 3, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 10, 2018

The American Farm Bureau annual meeting will take place this weekend and early next week in New Orleans.  Heather Geiske with American Farm Bureau Federation says this year’s meeting will feature members from across the country that will gather to celebrate the impact of Agriculture.

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Across Kentucky - January 9, 2018
January 3, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 9, 2018

Kentucky Farm Bureau is celebrating 100 years in 2019, with a number of events planned to help with the celebration.  Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney talks about what is planned, the 1919 Ford truck that will be making it’s way across Kentucky and the need to look ahead to the next 100 years.

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Across Kentucky - January 8, 2018
January 3, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 8, 2018

There could be some positive news in 2019 for corn and wheat farmers in Kentucky, with soybeans hinging on a trade deal with China.  University of Kentucky Agriculture Economist Dr. Todd Davis talks about how the crops fared in 2018 and what farmers might expect in 2019.

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Across Kentucky - January 7, 2018
January 3, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 7, 2018

The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture will host their annual Winter Wheat Meeting Tuesday, January 8, at the James E. Bruce Convention Center in Hopkinsville.  UK Grain and Forage Center of Excellence Director Dr. Chad Lee, who will be the moderator, talks about the topics that will be covered, the featured speakers and how to register.

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