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Across Kentucky - May 2, 2019
April 25, 2019
Across Kentucky - May 2, 2019

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler says proper and fair implementation of the Waters of the US rule is one of three priorities in 2019.  Wheeler says the EPA will be working on a standardized rule, fair implementation and making sure all inspectors are on the same page this year.

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Across Kentucky - May 1, 2019
April 25, 2019
Across Kentucky - May 1, 2019

The Kentucky Young Farmers Organizations continues to remain strong in spite of budget cuts to higher education across the state.  State Secretary Ashley Johnson talks about the strength of the organization, the annual meeting, the summer farm tour and the members.

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Across Kentucky - April 30, 2019
April 25, 2019
Across Kentucky - April 30, 2019

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler says the agency he oversees is very interested in working with farmers to improve nutrient management.  During a recent stop in Kentucky, Administrator Wheeler discussed Nutrient Loading and some of the initiatives that will be put in place during his administration to address the issue.

Across Kentucky - April 29, 2019
April 25, 2019
Across Kentucky - April 29, 2019

Kentucky is preparing for the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby with a full week of activities leading up to the greatest two minutes in sports.  Churchill Downs Communications Director Darren Rogers talks about Champions Day, Thurby and the Kentucky Oaks.

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Across Kentucky Promo April 22, 2019 - April 26, 2019
April 18, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo April 22, 2019 - April 26, 2019

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Across Kentucky - April 26, 2019
April 18, 2019
Across Kentucky - April 26, 2019

Although the agriculture department at Eastern Kentucky University is small, the program is continuing to grow with a new class of students.  Agronomy Professor Dr. John Settimi talks about the program, the growth, why students are getting involved and what he enjoys about teaching agriculture.

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Across Kentucky - April 25, 2019
April 18, 2019
Across Kentucky - April 25, 2019

The Kentucky Agriculture and Environment in the classroom program is helping to teach children across the state the connection between the farm and the food they enjoy from the table.  Executive Director Jennifer Elwell talks about the program, what it teaches and shares a recent success story in Jefferson County.

Across Kentucky - April 24, 2019
April 18, 2019
Across Kentucky - April 24, 2019

For the first time the Census of Agriculture tracked some new statistics related to veteran and women farmers.  National Agriculture Statistics Service Eastern Mountain Region Director Dave Knoff says he was surprised by the number of veterans and women who operate farming operations across the state.

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Across Kentucky - April 23, 2019
April 18, 2019
Across Kentucky - April 23, 2019

Although the number of Kentucky farms decreased during the past ten years, Kentucky is still ranked sixth in the nation in the number of farms.  National Agriculture Statistics Service Eastern Mountain Region Director Dave Knoff talks about the number of farms and other interesting statistics from the Census of Ag.

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Across Kentucky - April 22, 2019
April 18, 2019
Across Kentucky - April 22, 2019

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler spoke with farmers and state officials during a visit to the state Friday, April 12.  Administrator Wheeler says Kentucky will benefit from clean coal technology regulations and the new Waters of the U.S. rule that will soon be in place.

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