Across Kentucky – May 26, 2015

The heart of strawberry picking season is in full swing with two or three weeks remaining, depending on location.  Feldhaus visits with Bourbon County roadside market operator, Drew Perraut, who talks about the great growing season and the introduction of “buskets” for easier picking for his...

Across Kentucky – May 25, 2015

The Memorial Day weekend unofficial kick-off to the summer season means more free time for youth and that means families with ATVs need to properly “fit” the vehicle power and size to the limitations of their youngsters.  University of Kentucky farm safety specialist, Mark Purschwitz, discusses a few of...

Across Kentucky – May 22, 2015

We’re now in the middle of Kentucky u-pick strawberry season and Feldhaus visits with Danny VanMeter of Grayson County, one of the largest producers in the state. He discusses the move toward “plasticulture” production to keep weeds down and visiting “u-pickers” more comfortable.  He also talks...

Across Kentucky – May 21, 2015

From rounding up a llama on the loose to dealing with a serious horse trailer accident out on the interstate, the May 30 large animal rescue clinic is geared to help first responders deal with these situations while keeping rescuers safe.  Veterinarian, Dr. Nathan Slovis with Lexington’s Hagyard Equine...

Across Kentucky – May 20, 2015

From the traditional jumping frog competition to the Duck Dynasty look-alike contest, county fairs across the state are the source of great fun for the whole family.  The Ky Ag Department’s Chris Caudill discusses the upcoming season, the broad positive economic impact of county fairs, and cost share help...

Across Kentucky – May 19, 2015

The Ky Ag and Environment in the Classroom group is now developing new educational materials for the classroom to assist teachers in developing lesson plans that use ag themes on a variety of subjects. The group’s Jennifer Elwell discusses that effort and the addition of a new mobile science center to be...

Across Kentucky – May 18, 2015

An update on this week’s Ky Grazing School in Woodford County, where with aerial maps of individual farms and tips from program presenters, livestock producers can get practical ideas for making the most their own forages to keep cattle growing and costs down.  Master Grazer Program Coordinator, Cody...

Across Kentucky – May 15, 2015

We discuss the beautiful yellow fields of Canola, the growth of the winter cover crop in Kentucky and how it is processed. Robert Davis with Hart Agstrong also discusses the new Canola processing facility in Todd County and possible expansion plans for the...

Across Kentucky – May 14, 2015

One of the fastest growing areas of tourism in Kentucky is culinary tourism. Kentucky Travel Commissioner Mike Mangeot talks about culinary tourism, what it is, how it is growing, and he adds it is something Kentuckians have been doing for a long...

Across Kentucky – May 13, 2015

A look at Hopkinsville Elevator Cooperative that is now serving farmers from Central Kentucky to the far western part of the state. Grain Marketer Ben Westerfield talks about the growth of the cooperative, the customers, the farmers that make up the cooperative and who is using grain produced in...

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