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...

Across Kentucky – September 17, 2014

A statewide young farmer leadership development program now has its registration period open for its next session. Feldhaus visits with a past participant, Shelby County farmer Matt Gajdzik, who feels the investment of time is well worth the outcome for anyone considering the nomination process for Farm...

Across Kentucky – September 16, 2014

A story on this Thursday’s ground breaking for the new Breathitt Veterinary Center set to take place at Murray State University’s Hopkinsville campus. Dr. Wade Northington with the Breathitt Center has been following this process over many years and is quite pleased that they’ll be turning dirt this...

Across Kentucky – September 15, 2014

The Farm Service Administration has announced that two programs under the new 2014 Farm Bill are now open for farmer sign-up. Feldhaus visits with Farm Bureau National Affairs Director, Joe Cain, who’s followed the farm bill through its long and bumpy ride into law. He says farmers need to pay close...

Across Kentucky – September 12, 2014

Feldhaus provides a follow-up report on this winter’s edition of the “Farmers’ Almanac,” in stores near you. Editor Pete Geiger says only 8% of the publication’s content deals with weather; the rest is unique reading on subjects like some must-stock ingredients to be used for natural remedies and...

Across Kentucky – September 11, 2014

A feature report on the Owen County High School “Cuisine Rebels,” who won the Junior Chef state championship at the Kentucky state fair. One of its two coaches, Kim Webster talks about this unique opportunity for students on the team and for healthier eating opportunities for schools in general as a...

Across Kentucky – September 10, 2014

Fleming County ag leaders developed a fund raising effort to help fund an ag education position about to be lost at their locals schools. Local farm leader Adam Hinton said they developed a group “A Better Community” which is making great strides in agriculture education and advocacy efforts, including...

Across Kentucky – September 9, 2014

Pleasure riding continues as a popular Kentucky past time, but when it comes to transporting pleasure horses from place to place, horse owners need to do their homework. Dr. Fernanda Camargo, UK horse extension specialist, suggests two new publications on this topic available on line and free in hard copy,...

Across Kentucky – September 8, 2014

A feature report with the “Farmers’ Almanac” 2015 winter forecast. Feldhaus chats with publication editor Pete Geiger about their “spot on” forecast for 2014, including a Super Bowl weekend snow storm that brought New Jersey to a stand still. On this winter’s outlook, Feldhaus notes, the almanac...

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