Across Kentucky – October 1, 2014

Governor Steve Beshear was recently on hand to break ground for construction of the new 23.4 million dollar Murray State University Breathitt Veterinary Center in Hopkinsville.  Governor Beshear says with the recently completed renovation of the University of Kentucky Diagnostic Laboratory in Lexington and...

Across Kentucky – September 30, 2014

The partnership between Kentucky Farmers and the citizens of Louisville and Jefferson County is contininuing to grow.  Louisville Metro Mayor Greg Fisher says the access to locally grown food is continuing to increase. Podcast: Play in new window |...

Across Kentucky – September 29, 2014

Kentucky Four-H President Jordan Stone, who is from Lyon County, is joined by a team of officers from across the state that are hoping increase membership to nearly a quarter-million this year.  Stone says Kentucky Four-H made significant membership gains this year as evidenced by attendance at the Kentucky...

Across Kentucky – September 26, 2014

A feature report on the “Farm Fresh Friday,” promotion getting underway in many Kentucky school systems to feature locally grown, farm fresh products in cafeteria lines. Ky Ag Dept coordinator of its Farm to School Program, Tina Garland discusses the challenges and successes of school systems working...

Across Kentucky – September 25, 2014

Lebanon County farmer Joe Paul Mattingly has been a multi-year participant in Farm Bureau’s Farmer Idea Exchange in the past. That program, now called the Agricultural Innovation Exchange, is seeking money and time saving ideas from farmers, with a program entry deadline of October 1.   Podcast:...

Across Kentucky – September 24, 2014

The Tree Farmer of the Year field day is set for Oct 2 on the Taylor County farm of Harry and Karen Pelle. UK extension forester, Billy Thomas, says landowners are invited to check out some of the on-farm practices that make this farm a unique model for optimizing woodland resources. Podcast: Play in new...

Across Kentucky – September 23, 2014

Oldham County is holding its very first “watershed challenge” this Saturday to educate youngsters and the general public on the importance of protecting the watersheds in which they live. Local fiscal court watershed specialist Carolyn Cromer says the contest has a television show feel of “Amazing...

Across Kentucky – September 22, 2014

With livestock prices at very strong levels the mood is understandably high, going into this Thursday’s UK Beef Bash at the Princeton Research and Education Center. UK beef specialist, Roy Burris, talks about some of the demonstrations and exhibits, and the social and business aspects of this unique field...

Across Kentucky – September 19, 2014

Mountain Ag Week runs next week with activities through the week and a big field day set for Saturday, Sep 27, at UK’s Robinson Center for Appalachian Resource Sustainability in Breathitt County. RCARS director, Dr. David Ditsch, talks about this unique opportunity to experience the rich culture of the...

Across Kentucky – September 18, 2014

With over 60,000 Kentucky youth participating last year, the annual Conservation Writing and Jim Claypool Art Contests have been a big hit with teachers and with students learning about the environment around them. Kim Richardson, Director of the State Division of Conservation, says details of this joint...

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