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Stress on the Farm and in Rural America: Acknowledging its existence can be a good first step in combating this issue

Stress on the Farm and in Rural America: Acknowledging its existence can be a good first step in combating this issue

As much as farm families love what they do, there is a tremendous amount of stress that can come along with any farming operation, big or small; in good economic times or financial downturns.

Across Kentucky May 13, 2019 - May 17, 2019
May 9, 2019
Across Kentucky May 13, 2019 - May 17, 2019

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Across Kentucky - May 17, 2019
May 9, 2019
Across Kentucky - May 17, 2019

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles says the equine industry has a large impact on the state of Kentucky.  Commissioner Quarles discusses how horses make a difference, the Kentucky Proud Program and agricultural hemp with host Alan Watts.

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Across Kentucky - May 16, 2019
May 9, 2019
Across Kentucky - May 16, 2019

The Kentucky Agriculture Training School next week will take farmers, crop advisers and others back to the basics in the field.  Dr. Travis Leglighter talks about the school that will take place at the University of Kentucky Research and Education Center in Princeton, the topics that will be covered and details how people can sign up to attend.

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Across Kentucky - May 15, 2019
May 9, 2019
Across Kentucky - May 15, 2019

If you have questions about beef recipes, cuts of meat or how cattle are raised on the farm, the answer is likely closer than you think.  Katelyn Hawkins with the Kentucky Beef Council talks about Chuck Knows Beef, how you can talk with Chuck, the kind of questions he can answer and where to find him.

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Across Kentucky - May 14, 2019
May 9, 2019
Across Kentucky - May 14, 2019

Farm broadcasters from across the nation are in Washington, DC for the annual Washington Watch Program this week.  National Association of Farm Broadcasting Executive Director Tom Brand talks about the history of the event, topics on the agenda and who farm broadcasters will meet with while they are in Washington.

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Across Kentucky - May 13, 2019
May 9, 2019
Across Kentucky - May 13, 2019

Wheat farmers, extension agents and crop advisers will gather Tuesday for the annual University of Kentucky Wheat Field Day at the Research and Education Center in Princeton.  UK Extension Agronomist Dr. Carrie Knott talks about the field day, what topics will be covered, when it will take place and shares other details.

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