Across Kentucky – February 12, 2016

A feature report with Ky State University’s Tony Silvernail who’ll be involved with a high tunnels workshop, Feb 18, at KSU’s university research and demonstration farm near Frankfort. The event will feature speakers from UK and Berea College on organic systems and will focus on the positive impact...

Across Kentucky – February 11, 2016

Kentucky’s State Veterinarian is encouraging all poultry owners, commercial and, those with back yard flocks, to follow recommended bio-security procedures to prevent the occurrence of Avian Influenza in the state. State Vet, Dr. Robert Stout, says the steps are fairly intuitive and can be found on line...

Across Kentucky – February 10, 2016

A report on Kentucky Farm Bureau’s recent honor at the American Farm Bureau convention in Orlando, as the state group was honored with the New Horizon award. State organization president, Mark Haney, says Kentucky was recognized for its successful efforts working with state and national wildlife agencies...

Across Kentucky – February 9, 2016

Feldhaus visits with Kim Rominger, Executive Director of the United Equipment Dealers Association, about trends in the farm equipment sector. Rominger and many of the group’s members will be on hand this week at the National Farm Machinery Show (Feb 10-13) at the Kentucky Exposition Center in...

Across Kentucky – February 8, 2016

The Trackside Butcher Shoppe is now up and operating in Henry County and, says one of its owners, it’ll be a significant resource for livestock farmers in a multi-county region. Co-owner, John Edwards, says they’ve received tremendous help from several county ag development committees and KCARD, the...

Across Kentucky – February 5, 2016

Several county Farm Bureau leaders will be put into service next week to share success stories with farm leaders from other communities. David Campbell of Lincoln County talks about an issue surfacing several years ago in their county that had to do with significant losses to cattle herds there from flocks...

Across Kentucky – February 4, 2016

The Spencer County FFA dairy judging team is set to begin a fund raising effort to send its national FFA championship team to compete in Edinburgh, Scotland. Local coach, FFA advisor, Bland Baird says their goal is $25,000. In the past they’ve received donations of cash, corn, a bull, and a grand father...

Across Kentucky – February 3, 2016

Feldhaus visits with Rip Rippetoe, President and CEO of the Ky State Fair Board, getting a preview on the scope and activities of the National Farm Machinery Show set to run Feb 10-13 at the Kentucky Exposition Center. Exhibit space is totally sold out again this year; expected to draw over 300,000 visitors...

Across Kentucky – February 2, 2016

An in-depth feature on the latest quarterly Market Basket Food Price Survey for Kentucky, indicating a significant drop in retail food prices for the last quarter of 2015. Farm Bureau communications director, Todd Bright, says that the latest food price tally dropped 1.8% from the third quarter, and that for...

Across Kentucky – February 1, 2016

A report on one small dairy farm’s investment in a “robotic milker.” It sounds a little futuristic but they’ve been in use for years, and Warren County’s Carl Chaney feels like the new system will significantly increase the efficiency of his operation. The purchase was made possible, he says,...

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