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Across Kentucky Promo November 6, 2017 - November 10, 2017
November 2, 2017
Across Kentucky Promo November 6, 2017 - November 10, 2017

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Across Kentucky - November 10, 2017
November 2, 2017
Across Kentucky - November 10, 2017

Commonwealth Agri-Energy in Hopkinsville is in the middle of the third expansion, which will allow the company to use more than 15 million bushels of Kentucky corn to produce more ethanol, carbon dioxide and distillers wet and dry grain. Alan Watts visits with President and CEO Mick Henderson. 

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Across Kentucky - November 9, 2017
November 2, 2017
Across Kentucky - November 9, 2017

National Association of Farm Broadcasting President Max Armstrong, who co-hosts "This Week in Agribusiness," discusses farm safety and the role of farm broadcasters in agriculture. Alan Watts visits with Max, who is presiding over the 74th Annual NAFB Meeting in Kansas City this week. 

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Across Kentucky - November 8, 2017
November 2, 2017
Across Kentucky - November 8, 2017

The second week of the North American International Livestock Expo in Louisville includes livestock shows, national skills contests, the rodeo and draft horses shows and competitions. Alan Watts visits with Assistant Manager Katherine Riley.

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Across Kentucky - November 7, 2017
November 2, 2017
Across Kentucky - November 7, 2017

A Harrison County family, Ben and Katie Furnish, are among the finalists in the Kentucky Farm Bureau Outstanding Young Farm Family competition. Alan Watts talks with Ben about their farming operation and what it means to their family.

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Across Kentucky - November 6, 2017
November 2, 2017
Across Kentucky - November 6, 2017

A Kentucky man is heading up the World War I Commission that recently introduced the commemorative coin that will help raise funds   to build a World War I Memorial in Washington, DC. Alan Watts visits with Terry Hamby about the memorial and the effort to build it. 

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Across Kentucky Promo October 30, 2017 - November 3, 2017
October 26, 2017
Across Kentucky Promo October 30, 2017 - November 3, 2017

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Across Kentucky - November 3, 2017
October 26, 2017
Across Kentucky - November 3, 2017

The application period for Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Certified Roadside Farm Market Program is now underway for the 2018 growing season.  Feldhaus visits with farm group staffer, Fran McCall, about how the program has grown and about some of its features that members find most helpful.

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Across Kentucky - November 2, 2017
October 26, 2017
Across Kentucky - November 2, 2017

There’s a MarketReady producer training program set for Nov. 10th, in Shelby County.  Extension Associate, Alex Butler, is helping coordinate the event, which is geared to help produce growers, avoid pitfalls, and speed connections with the companies that could be buying their products on a regular basis. 

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Across Kentucky - November 1, 2017
October 26, 2017
Across Kentucky - November 1, 2017

The KY Agriculture Department and Kentucky Vegetable Growers Association are hosting a Kentucky Proud grower/buyer meeting on November 8th, at the Fayette County extension office. Vegetable group president, Joel Wilson of Pulaski County, says making these connections in the Fall should help buyers fine more producers, and give the growers more time to plan their crops for next season. 

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