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Across Kentucky - March 28, 2019
March 21, 2019
Across Kentucky - March 28, 2019

Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture Dean Dr. Tony Brannon is working to re-brand hemp across the state.  Dr. Brannon says Industrial Hemp needs to be replaced by the name Agricultural Hemp because of the many potential uses of the crop that is being grown today.

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Across Kentucky - March 27, 2019
March 21, 2019
Across Kentucky - March 27, 2019

We continue our conversation with Hart County hay producer Clayton Jarrell about his involvement as President of the National Hay Association.  Jarrell also talks about the challenges of the hay industry and the pride he has in the product produced on his farm.

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Across Kentucky - March 26, 2019
March 21, 2019
Across Kentucky - March 26, 2019

A Hart County farmer has found his place in the hay industry as he produces top quality product for the horse industry.  Clayton Jarrell talks about how he got started in the hay business, the way he markets the hay from the farm and his family’s involvement in the farming operation.

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Across Kentucky - March 25, 2019
March 21, 2019
Across Kentucky - March 25, 2019

Farmers from Kentucky and surrounding states sold beef cattle of various breeds for top dollar at the Kentucky Farm Bureau Beef Expo this year.  Board Chairman John Chism talks about the number of head in the show and sale, how the cattle sold and the youth activities that took place this year.

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Across Kentucky Promo March 18, 2019 - March 22, 2019
March 14, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo March 18, 2019 - March 22, 2019

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Across Kentucky - March 22, 2019
March 14, 2019
Across Kentucky - March 22, 2019

The Kentucky Ag Tag Program raised more than $600,000 in 2018 to help Kentucky 4-H and FFA members, and the Kentucky Proud Program thanks to farmers donating an extra $10 when renewing licenses for the year.  Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles talks about the importance of the program, how farmers can participate and what their participation will ultimately do.

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Across Kentucky - March 21, 2019
March 14, 2019
Across Kentucky - March 21, 2019

Daviess County farmer Scott Zoglman was recognized for raising a soybean crop that produced 100 bushels per acre.  We talk with Zoglman about his crop, when he planted it, what he planted and how his harvest turned out.

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Across Kentucky - March 20, 2019
March 14, 2019
Across Kentucky - March 20, 2019

We continue our National Agriculture Day conversation with Indiana farmer Isabella Chism, who chaired the National Ag Day events and serves as vice-chair of the American Farm Bureau Women’s organization.  She talks about the importance of sharing the story of agriculture and the need for all farmers to be willing to tell their story.

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Across Kentucky - March 19, 2019
March 14, 2019
Across Kentucky - March 19, 2019

Indiana farmer Isabella Chism says the recent National Agriculture Day celebration was about sharing the story of farmers and agriculture with members of Congress and people around the country.  Chism describes the celebration, who participated and the message they sent to Congress and the American consumer. 

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Across Kentucky - March 18, 2019
March 14, 2019
Across Kentucky - March 18, 2019

Kentucky Farm Bureau is partnering with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture to name the new University of Kentucky Wildcat baseball stadium Kentucky Proud Park.  Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles discusses the partnership, the exposure the park will provide and how agriculture will benefit.

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