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Across Kentucky Promo - August 6, 2018 - August 10, 2018
August 1, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo - August 6, 2018 - August 10, 2018

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Across Kentucky - August 10, 2018
August 1, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 10, 2018

Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney says tariff relief measures announced recently by Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue will provide some needed assistance to Kentucky Farmers.  Haney discusses the tariff relief measures, expansion of Kentucky Agriculture markets and the need to stabilize trade for farmers.

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Across Kentucky - August 9, 2018
August 1, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 9, 2018

Reaching students in this day of electronics, smart phones and technology can be difficult and requires a creative approach.  One Kentucky woman affectionately earned the title of Mrs. Pickle after she began using the popular condiment to reach students while she was a guidance conselor.  Now Carolyn Haddock of Hopkinsville continues her work with the Christian County Literacy Council.

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Across Kentucky - August 8, 2018
August 1, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 8, 2018

The Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program opens the eyes of students who participate each summer.  We visit with David Smith from Louisville who recently participated in the Governor’s Scholars Program.  Smith says the program changed his opinion of agriculture.

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Across Kentucky - August 7, 2018
August 1, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 7, 2018

Each year the Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program host some of Kentucky’s top students at three regional universities.  For the last few years, Murray State University has hosted students with an interest in agriculture.  On today’s show we meet Carly Crawford from Shelby County.

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Across Kentucky - August 6, 2018
August 1, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 6, 2018

The United States Department of Agriculture will providing assistance to farmers affected by the tariffs that are resulting from the Chinese trade war.  Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue discusses the tariff relief measures and what will be implemented to help farmers deal with the loss of income, a surplus of agriculture products and ways to look for new markets.

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Across Kentucky Promo July 30, 2018 - August 3, 2018
July 25, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo July 30, 2018 - August 3, 2018

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Across Kentucky - August 3, 2018
July 25, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 3, 2018

Kentucky Farm Bureau is closely watching the 2018 Farm Bill negotiations in the conference committee that will iron our differences between the United States Senate and House of Representatives.  First Vice-President Eddie Melton talks about the priorities for agriculture, the importance of getting a new farm bill in place and the critical role in the negotiations by Kentucky Congressman James Comer.

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Across Kentucky - August 2, 2018
July 25, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 2, 2018

Kentucky will have a member of the Congressional Conference Committee that will work to resolve the differences between the Senate and House versions of the 2018 Farm Bill.  Host Alan Watts talks with First District Congressman James Comer about the appointment, the differences between the House and Senate and how soon he thinks a new Farm Bill will be passed by Congress.

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Across Kentucky - August 1, 2018
July 25, 2018
Across Kentucky - August 1, 2018

The Kentucky Proud Program launched the first Kentucky Proud Wedding Contest this year. Kentucky Department of Agriculture Deputy Executive Director of the Office for Agriculture Marketing and Product Promotion, Tim Hughes, talks with host Alan Watts about the entries, the success of the program and how people can enter the second round of the contest that ends this fall.

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