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Kirby Green from Daviess County wins Excellence in Agriculture Award

Kirby Green from Daviess County wins Excellence in Agriculture Award

Kirby Green from Daviess County has won top honors in Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) Excellence in Agriculture Awards program for 2019. She received the award during the organization’s recent Annual Meeting at the Galt House in Louisville.

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.

Across Kentucky - November 13, 2019
November 7, 2019
Across Kentucky - November 13, 2019

Kentucky First District Congressman James Comer says he is pleased with the industrial hemp regulations recently released by the United States Department of Agriculture.  Comer talks about the regulations, what they clarify and how important the regulations are for the growers and processors. 

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Across Kentucky - November 12, 2019
November 7, 2019
Across Kentucky - November 12, 2019

The North American International Livestock Exposition is undergoing a change this week as dairy animals transition out and meat animals fill the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville.  North American Assistant Manager Catherine Riley talks about the meat animal shows, the return of the donkey show and the National Finals Rodeo Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

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

Kentucky FFA member Lilly P’Pool from Trigg County placed 4th in the National Creed Speaking Contest at the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana, November 1.  We hear a portion of Lilly’s presentation of the FFA Creed in the final round of the competition.

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