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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.  

Across Kentucky Promo January 21, 2019 - January 25, 2019
January 17, 2019
Across Kentucky Promo January 21, 2019 - January 25, 2019

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Across Kentucky - January 25, 2019
January 17, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 25, 2019

The extremely wet year in Kentucky has left crops in the fields in parts of central and eastern Kentucky.  University of Kentucky Grain and Forage Center of Excellence Director Dr. Chad Lee analyzes the 2018 crop, discusses some of the impacts of the wet year and how world demand has affected Kentucky farmers.

 
Across Kentucky - January 24, 2019
January 17, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 24, 2019

Kentucky experienced near record rainfall in 2018, with more than 80 inches recorded at one location in the southeastern part of the state.   State Climatologist Dr. Stuart Foster talks about precipitation totals for 2018, the dry parts of the state, the wettest areas of Bluegrass and the overall precipitation trends.

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Across Kentucky - January 23, 2019
January 17, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 23, 2019

We continue the conversation with Union County farmer Jason Greenwell, who placed 3rd in the National Corn yield contest.  Greenwell talks about marketing the 2018 crops, his options for selling his crops, the importance of the family farm and his son’s roles on the farm.

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Across Kentucky - January 22, 2019
January 17, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 22, 2019

Union County farmer Jason Greenwell, who owns and operates Greenway Farms with his brothers, placed 3rd in the National Corn yield contest in 2018.  Greenwell talks about his corn crop, what variety he used and discusses other details about the 2018 crop year.  

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Across Kentucky - January 21, 2019
January 17, 2019
Across Kentucky - January 21, 2019

Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture and the Kentucky Soybean Association will partner to host the 15th Annual Soybean Promotion Day Tuesday, January 22nd.  Rae Wagoner with the Kentucky Soybean Association talks about the events planned, the guest speakers and the topics that will be covered.

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