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Across Kentucky Promo - October 15, 2018 - October 19, 2018
October 11, 2018
Across Kentucky Promo - October 15, 2018 - October 19, 2018

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Across Kentucky - October 19, 2018
October 11, 2018
Across Kentucky - October 19, 2018

Last week we met a Kentucky young farmer who is finding his place on the family farm in McLean county in the poultry industry.  This week we meet Kyle Ayes father, Keith Ayers and learn about his role on the farm, hear his thoughts about the farming industry and what it means for him to be farming with his son, Kyle, and his father, Edaward “Bubby” Ayers.

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Across Kentucky - October 18, 2018
October 11, 2018
Across Kentucky - October 18, 2018

Kentuckians are responding well to a new round beef product that hit grocery shelves in the Bluegrass state in March.  Katelyn Hawkins with the Kentucky Beef Council talks about Kentucky Cattlemen's Ground Beef, the reception by consumers, how the product is selling and it's expansion across the state.

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Across Kentucky - October 17, 2018
October 11, 2018
Across Kentucky - October 17, 2018

The Kentucky Natural Resource Conservation Service is under the direction of Brunilla Velez, who hails from Rhode Island.  Velez talks about her work in Kentucky, the conservation programs being utilized by farmers in the Bluegrass and some of the highlights of her time here since she began serving as Interim NRCS Director in August.

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Across Kentucky - October 16, 2018
October 11, 2018
Across Kentucky - October 16, 2018

Kentucky's largest farmer-owned grain cooperative is celebrating a milestone this year.  Hopkinsville Elevator General Manager Eston Glover talks about the history of the cooperative, the growth over the last 50 years, the Commonwealth Agri Energy ethanol plant and the market for Kentucky agriculture products.

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Across Kentucky - October 15, 2018
October 11, 2018
Across Kentucky - October 15, 2018

Central Kentucky farmers are facing some challenges due to a wet harvest season.  Breckinridge County Agriculture Extension Agent Carol Hinton says the corn and tobacco harvest has been very good, but the recent wet weather is causing some problems for corn farmers who have not been able to harvest their crops.