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Kentucky Winter Weather Proving to be a Roller Coaster Ride, So Far

Kentucky Winter Weather Proving to be a Roller Coaster Ride, So Far

Mark Twain once said, “If you don’t like the weather in New England, just wait a minute, it’ll change.” Since he first spoke those words, many other regions and states across the country have adopted that saying, including Kentucky, where it seems to be truer during this winter season than ever before.  

Market Closes - February 7, 2019
February 7, 2019
Market Closes - February 7, 2019

CBOT futures closed noticeably lower, pressured by White House officials’ comments that were not as positive on a US/China trade deal as traders expected.  Cattle futures closed mixed in lackluster trade. Lean Hog futures closed lower, pressured by the negative US/China trade comments.

Across Kentucky Pomo February 11, 2019 - February 15, 2019
February 7, 2019
Across Kentucky Pomo February 11, 2019 - February 15, 2019

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Across Kentucky – February 15, 2019
February 7, 2019
Across Kentucky – February 15, 2019

Murray State University’s Hutson School of Agriculture is continuing to attract more than 1.000 agriculture students every semester.  Dean Dr. Tony Brannon talks about the 2018-19 school year, new faculty members and the industrial hemp research the university has been involved in during the past five years.

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Across Kentucky – February 14, 2019
February 7, 2019
Across Kentucky – February 14, 2019

A grant from the Gimbel Foundation will help compensate Kentucky farmers who sell produce to help feed the hungry in partnership with the Kentucky Association of Food Banks.  Program Director Sarah Vaughn talks about the grant program, what farmers can sell and how they can apply to participate this year.

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Across Kentucky – February 13, 2019
February 7, 2019
Across Kentucky – February 13, 2019

The Kentucky Soybean Board is using checkoff dollars to help promote the use of soybeans, conduct research and look for new ways to utilize soybeans.  Kentucky Soybean Board Chairman Ryan Bivins talks about how the money is used, what return farmers can see and how the work in Kentucky integrates with the United Soybean Board.

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Across Kentucky – February 12, 2019
February 7, 2019
Across Kentucky – February 12, 2019

The National Farm Machinery Show has become a tradition for many people who have been attending for a number of years.  Kentucky Exposition Center Communications Director Ian Cox says this year’s show will feature product introductions, renewing of acquaintances, competitive tractor pulls and a different way to celebrate Valentines day. 

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