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Across Kentucky Promo for the week of December 31, 2018 - January 4, 2019
December 27, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo for the week of December 31, 2018 - January 4, 2019

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Across Kentucky - January 4, 2019
December 27, 2018
Across Kentucky - January 4, 2019

Continued growth in the poultry industry and steady markets in other livestock commodities helped Kentucky Agriculture remain strong in 2018.  University of Kentucky Extension Livestock Economist Dr. Kenny Burdine takes a look at the 2018 economic report for livestock and previews what farmers can expect in 2019.

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Across Kentucky - January 3, 2019
December 27, 2018
Across Kentucky - January 3, 2019

Fruit and vegetable growers from across the state will be in Lexington next week for their state conference and meeting.  Kentucky Vegetable Growers Association President Joel Wilson from Pulaski County talks about the conference, the topics that will be covered, the lessons growers can learn and how to register.

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Across Kentucky - January 2, 2019
December 27, 2018
Across Kentucky - January 2, 2019

Kentucky Farm Bureau members adopted a new set of resolutions during the 99th annual meeting in late November and early December.  Farm Bureau State First Vice-President Eddie Melton details some of the major resolutions and discusses how they could become part of the American Farm Bureau resolutions that will be adopted later this month in New Orleans.

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Across Kentucky - January 1, 2019
December 27, 2018
Across Kentucky - January 1, 2019

Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney was among a large group of agriculture leaders that witnessed President Donald Trump sign the 2018 Farm Bill into law Thursday, December 20.  Haney talks about the wins for agriculture in the 2018 Farm Bill, funding for expanded broadband and grants that could benefit non land grant universities in Kentucky.

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Across Kentucky - December 31, 2018
December 27, 2018
Across Kentucky - December 31, 2018

Hunger continues to be a major problem in Kentucky, with agriculture playing a major role in helping address the problem.  Kentucky Association of Food Banks Director Tamara Sandberg says agriculture helped provide more than 64 million meals to hungry Kentuckians in 2018.

 

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Across Kentucky Promo for week of December 24, 2018 - December 28, 2018
December 20, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo for week of December 24, 2018 - December 28, 2018

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Across Kentucky - December 28, 2018
December 20, 2018
Across Kentucky - December 28, 2018

Language in the 2018 Farm Bill changes the classification for Industrial Hemp.  United States Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who served on the House-Senate Conference Committee, says the industrial hemp legislation was one of the major accomplishments in the new farm bill.

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Across Kentucky - December 27, 2018
December 20, 2018
Across Kentucky - December 27, 2018

The 2018 Farm Bill, that was approved earlier this month by Congress, includes incentives aimed at expansion of broadband coverage in rural America.  United States Congressman James Comer, who served on the House-Senate Farm Bill Conference Committee, talks about broadband expansion incentives included in the 2018 Farm and what that could mean for rural Kentucky.

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Across Kentucky - December 26, 2018
December 20, 2018
Across Kentucky - December 26, 2018

A young lady from Muhlenberg County is leading Kentucky 4-H members this year.  State 4-H President Johnna Woodson talks about her year as President, how she got started in 4-H and encourages other young people to work hard to attain their goals.

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