Across Kentucky – November 27, 2014

If you’re today’s Thanksgiving Day chef and you find yourself in a quandary in preparing the big meal; don’t panic. Marge Klindera and dozens of other Butterball Turkey Talkline food specialists can talk you through about any problem you could face. Just call 1 800 Butterball or on line go to:...

Across Kentucky – November 26, 2014

Using existing facilities and unused food that would have gone to waste the new Campus Kitchen in the UK College of Ag has won a national grant to further its efforts in feeding the community’s hungry. Amanda Hege, Director of Outreach for the Department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, provides details...

Across Kentucky – November 25, 2014

A special report on the third finalist in Farm Bureau’s Outstanding Young Farm Family contest, Zack and Tiffany Ison of Mercer County. Starting with 10 acres of tobacco and a 37-acre rented pasture, they’ve grown into a 1,350 acre farm with diversified crops. The contest winner will be named Dec 5 at the...

Across Kentucky – November 24, 2014

The Kroger Louisville division operating 88 stores throughout most of Kentucky has stepped up its investment in Kentucky Proud products, recently making a record, one-time purchase of $350,000 of locally produced items. Feldhaus visits with Tim McGurk, Public Affairs Manager for Kroger in the Louisville...

Across Kentucky – November 21, 2014

The second in a three-part installment featuring, Union County’s Dustin and Tammy White of Union County, one of the top three finalists in Farm Bureau’s Outstanding Young Farm Family competition. Dustin talks about his role in the nearly 14,000-acre operation, and Tammy discusses how their 2-year-old and...

A Plentiful, Affordable Feast

The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 29th annual informal price survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving dinner table revealed the average cost of this year’s feast for 10 is $49.41, a 37-cent increase from last year’s average of $49.04. The big ticket item – a 16-pound turkey – came in...

Across Kentucky – November 20, 2014

Don’t panic!!! But it may be time to start thawing your Thanksgiving Day bird. Feldhaus visits with Butterball Turkey Talk Line home economist, Marge Klindera, about some of the do’s and don’ts of planning and preparing for the big day. Home economists are standing by with encouragement and advice at 1...

Across Kentucky – November 19, 2014

The Farm Bureau’s resolutions committee has met to assemble and codify over 800 policy resolutions from farmers around the state for action during the farm group’s annual meeting in early December. FB Vice President Eddie Melton of Webster County discusses some of the top issues of interest to...

Across Kentucky – November 18, 2014

The spread of the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) seems inevitable across the state, but entomology officials are trying to develop new tools to track and slow that insect pest. UK entomologist Lee Townsend discusses development of “fake” lady borers that are actually electronic bug zappers. Podcast: Play in...

Across Kentucky – November 17, 2013

Feldhaus visits with Ky Cattlemen’s Association chief Dave Maples about this Thursday’s referendum vote on a new $1 state check-off on the sale of beef cattle here. Maples says several states in the region have recently raised their state check-offs to continue promotion of programs like, “Beef, It’s...

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