Across Kentucky – June 29, 2015

The Farms to Food Banks program to get “not-quite-ready-for-prime-time produce” out of the fields and into the hands of Kentucky’s hungry is continuing to expand. Tamara Sandberg, Executive Director of the Ky Association of Food Banks explains the program and how the average citizen can pitch in to...

Across Kentucky – June 26, 2015

The nomination period for Kentucky communities is now underway to nominate local volunteers to serve on the FSA county committees. Ky FSA executive officer, Bob Finch, explains the committees’ important role in determining farmer eligibility in various USDA farm programs. The nomination process closes on...

Across Kentucky – June 25, 2015

A feature report with one of the school coaches in the Junior Chef competition which has now selected teams for the state finals to be held at the Ky State Fair. Lee Greer volunteers to help the Montgomery County High School/4-H team which has developed their winning recipe for “Savory Harvest...

Across Kentucky – June 24, 2015

The dairy industry across the country is working to assist in federal programs designed to feed hungry youth during the summer months. Kathy Belcher with the Southeast Dairy Association provides some of the background on the effort which is conducted through local schools...

Across Kentucky – June 23, 2015

An update on the growing interest in the production of canola in the state. After a processing facility opened this past December, UK extension agronomist, Carrie Knott, says canola production is up to over 10,000 acres here. She says for some growers this might work into a regular part of their grain crop...

Across Kentucky – June 22, 2015

An in-depth report on the Ky Ag Department’s decision to restrict bird sales and movement in the state to protect the poultry industry here from the current avian influenza outbreak in other regions of the country. State Veterinarian, Dr. Robert Stout, is featured discussing the current situation and the...

Across Kentucky – June 19, 2015

Feldhaus provides another installment in June Dairy Month coverage with today’s story focusing on some of the partnerships being built between the dairy promotion industry and fast food leaders.  Featured is Kathy Belcher with the Southeast Dairy Association with some impressive dairy product sales...

Across Kentucky – June 18, 2015

An update report with Dr. Nancy Cox, Dean of the UK College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment about the tremendous job demand for graduates with agriculture degrees.  Cox also discusses some of the college’s more popular programs and the story behind the expansion in their recent name change, adding...

Across Kentucky – June 17, 2015

A special feature report with a Pulaski County veterinarian who was quite skilled in the art and science of caring for animals, but not very well versed as a business person. Reluctant to open his own practice, Dr. Tim VanDerPloeg called on KCARD to offer some advice on the how to open his own business and...

Across Kentucky – June 16, 2015

Earlier honey harvests and more young beekeepers getting into the act; those are two interesting trends in beekeeping spotted by State Apiarist, Tammy Horn, with the Ky Department of Agriculture. She also discusses some unique opportunities at the upcoming state fair (Aug 20-30) for beekeepers to compete and...

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