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Kentucky Facing Unprecedented Drought

Kentucky Facing Unprecedented Drought

The Office of the State Climatologist and the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet, in coordination with the Kentucky Drought Mitigation Team, are issuing a Level 2 for 78 counties and a Level 1 drought declaration for 42 counties.

Across Kentucky October 11, 2019
October 3, 2019
Across Kentucky October 11, 2019

An iconic farm market in Western Kentucky will transition to new ownership with the retirement of owner Katie Broadbent October 15.  Broadbent shares the story of how she and her husband Smith Broadbent, III, developed the store and grew the business during the past 32 years.

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Across Kentucky October 10, 2019
October 3, 2019
Across Kentucky October 10, 2019

The Hopkins County FFA Chapter recently helped the University of Kentucky restore a symbol of Kentucky Agriculture innovation.  Adviser Ben Prevette talks about restoring the original no-till planter, why he enjoyed the project and what his classes learned through the experience.

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Across Kentucky October 9, 2019
October 3, 2019
Across Kentucky October 9, 2019

An Eastern Kentucky Farm Market traces it’s roots back to the family’s farm and an abandoned grocery store on their property.  Jenny Pennington, who owns Pennington Farm Market with her husband Lee, talks about the history of the market, what they sell and their future plans. 

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Across Kentucky October 8, 2019
October 3, 2019
Across Kentucky October 8, 2019

There is a new weed in Kentucky that could pose a threat to livestock farmers and their herds across the state.  Christian County Extension Horticulture Agent Kelly Jackson talks about the Tropical Soda Apple, the dangers it poses and how the noxious weed can be controlled.

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Across Kentucky October 7, 2019
October 3, 2019
Across Kentucky October 7, 2019

The Appalachia Proud Program is expanding to include seven additional counties in Eastern Kentucky.  Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles talks about the expansion and what it will mean to Eastern Kentucky farmers.

Across Kentucky Promo September 30, 2019 - October 4, 2019
September 26, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo September 30, 2019 - October 4, 2019

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