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Across Kentucky - September 14, 2017
September 7, 2017
Across Kentucky - September 14, 2017

An update on Murray State University’s Hutson School of Agriculture with its dean, Dr. Tony Brannon.  He says they have a large group of incoming freshman, numerous research projects underway, and just recently cut the ribbon on their Breathitt Veterinary Diagnostic Lab in Hopkinsville. 

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Across Kentucky - September 13, 2017
September 7, 2017
Across Kentucky - September 13, 2017

The third of three Woodland Owner Short Courses is on tap for Sep 23 in Kenton County.  UK forestry, Billy Thomas, says one unique feature to this presentation is that they’re breaking down into two groups; those with 10 acres or less of woodlands and those with larger acreages.  They plan to customize their presentations and deal with specific issues of interest to land owners of various sizes.

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Across Kentucky - September 12, 2017
September 7, 2017
Across Kentucky - September 12, 2017

The Montgomery County 4-H Junior Chefs team has scored a “repeat” as state champions in that culinary competition.  Feldhaus visits with team coach Lee Etta Greer who talks about the goals of the program and some of the specific skills the team members experience.

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Across Kentucky - September 11, 2017
September 7, 2017
Across Kentucky - September 11, 2017

A UK Wheat Field School is coming up this Wednesday focusing on training and actions to take at planting time.  Extension Associate, Kelsey Mehl, says they’ll deal with everything from planter calibration to precision crop protection applications.  

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Across Kentucky Promo September 4, 2017 - September 8, 2017
August 30, 2017
Across Kentucky Promo September 4, 2017 - September 8, 2017

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Across Kentucky - September 8, 2017
August 30, 2017
Across Kentucky - September 8, 2017

Due to the popularity of this spring’s “indoor aquaculture program” hosted by Ky State University’s Aquaculture Center, a second similar program has been scheduled for Sep 16 in Frankfort.  KSU aquaculture extension specialist, Forrest Wynne, talks about the program which explores progress in indoor production of shrimp, tilapia, and aquaponics.   

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Across Kentucky - September 7, 2017
August 30, 2017
Across Kentucky - September 7, 2017

The UK College of Ag, Food and Environment is experiencing a “bumper crop” of ag major for the 2017/18 school year.  Feldhaus visits with the dean of the ag school, Dr. Nancy Cox, who says they’re experiencing growth in majors ranging from their equine program to their new ag and medical biotechnology field of study.  

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Across Kentucky - September 6, 2017
August 30, 2017
Across Kentucky - September 6, 2017

With construction starting just barely over a year ago the new Bluegrass Stockyards in northern Fayette County will hold its ‘ribbon cutting,’ this Friday, with its first day of receiving livestock Monday, Sep 11.  Jim Akers, the facility’s chief operating officer discusses the impact of the new facility on the region.

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Across Kentucky - September 5, 2017
August 30, 2017
Across Kentucky - September 5, 2017

A preview of the Sep 15/16 Ky Wood Expo set for Masterson Station Park in Lexington, expected to draw up to 5,000 visitors.  Bob Bauer, Executive Director of the Ky Forest Industries Association, expo host, says the event is a trade show for the industry but also draws thousands of other spectators to see the collegiate lumberjack competition, the chainsaw carving art contest, and, for some, to create their own cutting board.

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Across Kentucky - September 4, 2017
August 30, 2017
Across Kentucky - September 4, 2017

A feature report with a Madison County, Kentucky Proud fiber entrepreneur who will have some of her finished products featured in the Sep 8, FeltLOOM Inc. style show at the Ramada Convention Center in Mount Sterling. Alvina Maynard talks about the growth of the show and the introduction of FeltLOOM processing which streamlines the transition from fiber to finished piece.  

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