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Quarles comments on concern over atrazine

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles has submitted comments on behalf of more than 75,000 Kentucky farm families he represents to Michael S. Regan, head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, concerning the herbicide atrazine. The EPA is proposing to severely limit atrazine levels within watershed...
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AEP eyes sale of competitive retail business in PJM as company focuses on regulated wires, renewables

American Electric Power is considering selling its competitive retail business, the fourth largest non-residential retail power supplier in the PJM Interconnection and the eighth largest nationally, company officials said Tuesday. Also, AEP agreed to reduce the sale price of its Kentucky utility operations to Liberty Utilities by 7.5%, to $2.65...
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West Virginia officials propose $125K settlement with coal company

West Virginia regulators have proposed a $125,000 settlement of a penalty order with a Kentucky coal company for alleged water pollution violations, according to a published report. The state Department of Environmental Protection says Lexington Coal Co. LLC is responsible for pollutant exceedances on three active coal mining water pollution control permits in Wyoming, Boone […]
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Accelerating Appalachia gets $20M grant from USDA to teach climate-smart farming

BEREA, Ky. — Accelerating Appalachia received notification last month of a $20 million grant award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for its proposal to teach regenerative farming. Accelerating Appalachia’s proposal was selected as one of 70 awardees, from 450 applicants from across the country. The USDA’s Natural Resources...
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Regulators propose $125K settlement with coal company

CHARLESTON, WV (AP) — West Virginia regulators have proposed a $125,000 settlement of a penalty order with a Kentucky coal company for alleged water pollution violations, according to a published report. The state Department of Environmental Protection says Lexington Coal Co. LLC is responsible for pollutant exceedances on three...
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Processed meat recall due to listeria concerns

The USDA has announced a recall of certain meat products that might be contaminated with bacteria. More than 87,000 pounds of several ready-to-eat products from Behrmann Meat and Processing are included in the recall after positive tests for listeria, according to the Department of Agriculture. Consuming the products could result...
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Branscum Construction Company names Josh Branscum president

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Branscum Construction Company, Inc., a leader in the Kentucky construction industry for more than 45 years, is pleased to announce the leadership succession of Josh Branscum, Executive VP, to the role of President. Josh Branscum will follow in the footsteps of his father, Stephen P. Branscum,...
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Kentucky: Ryegrass Control Should Start in the Fall

Italian ryegrass escapes prior to corn and soybean planting in the spring have been on the rise over the past several years. During the 2022 spring season, we received significantly more calls and reports about ryegrass escaping spring burndowns than in previous years. A number of factors likely contributed to...
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Regulators propose $125K settlement with coal company

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia regulators have proposed a $125,000 settlement of a penalty order with a Kentucky coal company for alleged water pollution violations, according to a published report. The state Department of Environmental Protection says Lexington Coal Co. LLC is responsible for pollutant exceedances on three active coal mining water pollution control […] The post Regulators propose $125K settlement with coal company appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
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Inflation impacting pumpkin prices

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - As we get closer to Halloween it’s about time to start buying pumpkins. However, fuel prices, seed prices and labor shortages are contributing to higher costs for pumpkins. Leaf and Petal owner Jamie Pursell says he has been pleasantly surprised that pumpkin prices are only...
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