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Across Kentucky - May 24, 2018
May 17, 2018
Across Kentucky - May 24, 2018

A national organization that was just formed in January is working to inform the American public about the role of NAFTA and the importance of a properly vetted trade agreement. Kevin Lawlor with Americans for Farmers and Families talks about the organization, their mission and how people can become involved with the efforts.

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Across Kentucky - May 23, 2018
May 17, 2018
Across Kentucky - May 23, 2018

Apprenticeships are the wave of the future as people prepare to enter the workforce.  Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin discusses the importance of apprenticeships, who is doing them and his goal for the state to become the apprentice capital of the world.

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Across Kentucky - May 22, 2018
May 17, 2018
Across Kentucky - May 22, 2018

With a wet Spring planting season, farmers have worked faster that ever to get their crops planted in fields across the state. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District Public Information Officer Keith Todd talks about farm equipment on the highway, the number of farm related crashes, the need for drivers to be courteous to farmers and for farmers to return the favor.

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Across Kentucky - May 21, 2018
May 17, 2018
Across Kentucky - May 21, 2018

Tuesday, May 22, is Primary Election Day in Kentucky. Secretary of State Alison Grimes talks with host Alan Watts about the races on the ballot, the number of new registered voters, the importance of each vote and the critical role of poll workers across the state.

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Across Kentucky Promo May 14, 2018 - May 18, 2018
May 10, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo May 14, 2018 - May 18, 2018

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Across Kentucky - May 18, 2018
May 10, 2018
Across Kentucky - May 18, 2018

The work requirement included in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in the 2018 Farm Bill is continuing to generate quite a bit of discussion in Congress.  Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue explains the work requirement, what it will do and who will be affected by it if the 2018 Farm Bill becomes law.

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Across Kentucky - May 17, 2018
May 10, 2018
Across Kentucky - May 17, 2018

Dairy farmers across the state and nation are continuing to face low milk prices and decreased demand, which having an impact on their operation.  Chris Galen with the National Milk Producers Federation talks about the price support program, the need to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement and other possible ways to help dairy farmers.

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Across Kentucky - May 16, 2018
May 10, 2018
Across Kentucky - May 16, 2018

There are a number of outstanding women in Agriculture in the state of Kentucky.  Host Alan Watts talks with Calloway County Farmer Sharon Furches about her involvement in the family farming operation, what she enjoys about it, some of the biggest challenges and the importance of her service on the Kentucky Farm Bureau Board of Directors.

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Across Kentucky - May 15, 2018
May 10, 2018
Across Kentucky - May 15, 2018

An Eastern Kentucky community is using broadband access at the library to provide Tele-Health services for veterans. Rural Broadband Association Director Shirley Bloomfield talks about broadband, the efforts in Kentucky, and the plan to expand to other communities across the country.

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Across Kentucky - May 14, 2018
May 10, 2018
Across Kentucky - May 14, 2018

May is Beef Month in Kentucky.  Host Alan Watts talks with Kentucky Beef Council Director of Consumer Affairs Kiah Twisselman about Beef Month, the recipes that will be available, the Beef Media Tour and how Kentucky beef farmers are helping to feed the hungry in the state.

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