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 – December 25, 2015

Feldhaus provides the third report in a three-part series on the economic payback for investment of tobacco settlement dollars to help rebuild ag infrastructure after the decline of the tobacco program. The study was commissioned by the Governor’s Office of Ag Development and show at least a $2 payback for...

Across Kentucky – December 17, 2015

In the holiday spirit Feldhaus visits with Chad Miles of the Ky Wildlife Foundation which is encouraging the public to give the gift of summer conservation camp to some deserving youngsters whose families cannot afford to send them. Miles says individuals can go on line to: kentuckywildlife.com to help with...

Across Kentucky – December 16, 2015

A report on timber theft; how to spot it and how to prevent it. Feldhaus visits with Frank Hicks of Clark County who also owns woodlands in Greenup County. He talks about personal experience as an “away owner” and how a helpful neighbor can be a strong ally in stopping thefts. Hicks serves as president...

Across Kentucky – December 14, 2015

Kentucky ag cash receipts in 2015 are projected to be off by 8% from last year’s record high, falling to $6 billion – still the third highest on record. Feldhaus features comments of ag economist Dr. Will Snell from UK’s Ag Economic Outlook report presented at Farm Bureau’s recent 96th annual...

Across Kentucky – September 23, 2015

As the UK Ag Alumni Roundup is set for weekend after next, ag school dean, Dr. Nancy Cox, visits with Feldhaus about college trends and enrollments, and she makes a special point to elaborate on the campuses latest dining facility, “The 90.” She explains it’s an effort to provide healthier eating and...

Across Kentucky – September 4, 2015

“Déjà vu all over again,” is the short version of the Farmers’ Almanac winter forecast for Kentucky. Feldhaus visits with almanac editor, Pete Geiger, about the 199th edition of this “guide to better living,” complete with gardening tips, a “must have” for your car’s glove compartment, and...

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 15, 2015

A report today on how the softening agricultural economy has impacted first-quarter numbers for Farm Credit Mid-America.  Feldhaus visits with the lending coop’s CEO, Bill Johnson, about the group’s credit portfolio and credit quality. Loan volume in this first quarter was actually up about 6.5% from...

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...

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