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

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Across Kentucky - October 25, 2019
October 17, 2019
Across Kentucky - October 25, 2019

Kentucky’s only ethanol plant, Commonwealth Agri Energy, is producing a record amount of fuel ethanol and other co-products following a recent expansion.  General Manager Mick Henderson discussed the growth of the facility, the increased production and other details as he presented the annual report to the Hopkinsville Elevator Cooperative this month.

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Across Kentucky - October 24, 2019
October 17, 2019
Across Kentucky - October 24, 2019

The recent announcement of a partial trade deal with Japan is good news for Kentucky farmers.  Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles talks about the trade deal, what it will mean for Kentucky Agriculture and the popularity of Kentucky products in Japan and other Asian Pacific countries.

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Across Kentucky - October 23, 2019
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Across Kentucky - October 23, 2019

It is never too early to begin forming a Kentucky Junior Chef team to compete at the Kentucky State Fair next summer.  Kentucky Department of Agriculture Farm to School Program Coordinator Tina Garland talks about how to form a team, what the program focuses on and how the Southeast Regional Contest is patterned after Kentucky’s competition. 

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Across Kentucky - October 22, 2019
October 17, 2019
Across Kentucky - October 22, 2019

Monday, we shared about the making of the movie “The Silo” produced by Sam Goldberg. Today’s program discusses the lessons portrayed in the movie and talks about another movie that Goldberg is looking to produce that shares the story of a rescuer and a second movie that will spotlight stress on the farm.

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Across Kentucky - October 21, 2019
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Across Kentucky - October 21, 2019

Movie Producer Sam Goldberg was in Kentucky Saturday, October 12, for the screening of the movie “The Silo” that details the story of a grain rescue on a Kentucky Farm.  Goldberg talks about making the movie, the lessons he hopes the movie shows and efforts to have it screened in every farming community across the country.

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