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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.  

Across Kentucky November 4, 2019
October 30, 2019
Across Kentucky November 4, 2019

Kentuckians will head to the polls Tuesday, November 5, to elect the Governor and a host of other statewide offices.  Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney talks about the importance of voting and letting the voice of rural Kentucky be heard at the ballot box.

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Across Kentucky October 28, 2019 - November 1, 2019
October 24, 2019
Across Kentucky October 28, 2019 - November 1, 2019

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Across Kentucky November 1, 2019
October 24, 2019
Across Kentucky November 1, 2019

Montgomery County farmer Danny Townsend is taking a fifth-generation family business to a new level as he continues to make and sell sweet sorghum.  Townsend talks with host Alan Watts about his farm, what he raises on the farm and the sorghum business that has customers as far away as Japan.

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Across Kentucky October 31, 2019
October 24, 2019
Across Kentucky October 31, 2019

The agricultural hemp industry in Kentucky is continuing to grow after the United States Congress passed the 2018 Farm Bill that was subsequently signed into law by President Donald Trump.   Among the companies processing the hemp is Vertical Wellness in Cadiz, with President and CEO J. Smoke Wallin talking about their first year of operation with host Alan Watts.

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Across Kentucky October 30, 2019
October 24, 2019
Across Kentucky October 30, 2019

The 2019-2020 Kentucky Farm Bureau LEAD Class is learning about a variety of topics as the members meet every other month during the next two years.  Host Alan Watts recently visited with class member Erika Taylor-Reynolds about her background in agriculture and her experience in the LEAD program.  

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Across Kentucky October 29, 2019
October 24, 2019
Across Kentucky October 29, 2019

The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture will host the Western Kentucky Forage Conference Thursday, October 31, at the Christian County Extension office.  UK Extension Forage Specialist Dr. Chris Toych talks about the conference, who will be speaking and a chance for hands-on experience Friday, November 1.

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