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Kentucky Farm Bureau Announces Winners of Excellence in Ag Literacy and Women's Educational Grant Awards 

Kentucky Farm Bureau Announces Winners of Excellence in Ag Literacy and Women's Educational Grant Awards 

Two Kentuckians are being awarded significant honors from Kentucky Farm Bureau. Leslie McCarty of Montgomery County is the 2019 Women’s Educational Grant winner and Kelly Gates of Hopkins County has been named the Excellence in Ag Literacy recipient.  

Johnson County Farm Family Making the Best of Available Resources
November 7, 2019
Johnson County Farm Family Making the Best of Available Resources

Getting to Flat Gap, Kentucky is not the easiest of trips, but well worth it once you arrive. The small eastern Kentucky town is located in the heart of the mountain region of Johnson County as well as in the state’s rich coal mining country.

Candid Converation with Dr. Stuart Foster
November 7, 2019
Candid Converation with Dr. Stuart Foster

Dr. Stuart Foster, State Climatologist and Director of the Kentucky Mesonet Weather Data System located at Western Kentucky University (WKU), discusses weather changes, weather data collection, and the value of such climate information.

Don't Let Her Age Fool You! Fifth Grade Student Addison Arnett demonstrates veteran show skills at Championship Drive
November 7, 2019
Don't Let Her Age Fool You!  Fifth Grade Student Addison Arnett demonstrates veteran show skills at Championship Drive

For anyone who has ever shown livestock, they understand how much work goes into caring for and working with their animals. 

Across Kentucky Promo November 11-15, 2019
November 7, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo November 11-15, 2019

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Across Kentucky - November 15, 2019
November 7, 2019
Across Kentucky - November 15, 2019

Johnson County Farmer Danny Townsend discusses how he and his family grow, process and bottle sweet sorghum each year.  Townsend talks about when the crop is planted, when it is harvested, and how the crop is cooked and processed during the fall.

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Across Kentucky - November 14, 2019
November 7, 2019
Across Kentucky - November 14, 2019

Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney says farmers are closing out a somewhat tough year with a wet spring, a dry summer and a tough harvest.  President Haney says farmers remain optimistic with a recent trade deal with Japan and the possibility of other foreign trade deals providing some additional hope for agriculture.