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Across Kentucky - August 23, 2018
August 15, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 23, 2018

FFA members from more than 60 chapters across the state competed for top honors this year at the Kentucky State Fair.  State FFA Advisor Matt Chaliff talks with host Alan Watts about the new location of FFA exhibits in Ag Land, what is on display and something new this year at the fair.

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Across Kentucky - August 22, 2018
August 15, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 22, 2018

A little auctioneer with a big voice will sell the 2018 Grand Champion Kentucky Country Ham at the Kentucky Farm Bureau Country Ham Breakfast Thursday morning at the State Fair.  Leon Shirk, who sells produce four days a week and has his own auction and real estate business, talks with host Alan Watts about selling the ham.

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Across Kentucky - August 21, 2018
August 15, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 21, 2018

Kentucky State Police are reaching out to young people at the Kentucky State Fair to connect with them and teach some highway safety basics through Safety Town.  Public Information Officer Billy Gregory tells host Alan Watts Safety Town is celebrating a milestone this year with a new look.

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Across Kentucky - August 20, 2018
August 15, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 20, 2018

The number of livestock competing for top prizes at the Kentucky State Fair is continuing to grow in the youth and open divisions.   North American Assistant Manager Catherine Riley, who works with Kentucky State Fair livestock entries, talks with host Alan Watts about the number of entries and the new Championship Drive.

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Across Kentucky Promo - August 13 – August 17, 2018
August 8, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo - August 13 – August 17, 2018

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Across Kentucky - August 17, 2018
August 8, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 17, 2018

With the summer tobacco cutting season underway and corn shelling just around the corner, Kentucky roadways will be filled with tractors, combines, trucks and other farm equipment.  Host Alan Watts talks with farmer Michael Oliver of Seven Springs Farms about moving farm equipment, the best way to safely meet farm equipment on the road and ways to avoid problems.

Across Kentucky - August 16, 2018
August 8, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 16, 2018

The smell of Kentucky Country Ham is hard to miss on the opening day of the Kentucky State Fair, especially in 4-H Cloverville.  Kentucky Ham producer Ronnie Drennan talks about the history of the Kentucky 4-H Country Ham project, what the competition involves and how the 4-Hers can tell if they have a champion ham.

Across Kentucky - August 15, 2018
August 8, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 15, 2018

The Kentucky State Fair kicks off Wednesday at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center in Louisville.  Kentucky Venues President and CEO David Beck, who formerly led Kentucky Farm Bureau, talks about this year’s fair, Ag Land, the Commodity Breakfast and other highlights.

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Across Kentucky - August 14, 2018
August 8, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 14, 2018

In June Honor Flight Bluegrass celebrated the 10th year of taking veterans from World War II, Korea and Vietnam to Washington, DC, to see the memorial constructed to honor them for their service.  Host Alan Watts talks with 100-year-old World War II veteran Ernie Micah about the trip and his service in World War II.

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Across Kentucky - August 13, 2018
August 8, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 13, 2018

Christian County Farm Bureau is celebrating the opening of their new insurance agency and county federation office that took place Tuesday, August 7.  Host Alan Watts talks with County President Kent Boyd and South Agency Manager Ashtyn Hudson about the new office, the services provided and the growth in the county farm membership.

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