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KET Forum explores Kentucky’s burgeoning AgriTech sector

What is AgriTech? And what does this burgeoning industry mean for Kentucky’s economy? Join host Renee Shaw for AgriTech in Kentucky: A KET Forum, a discussion that explores this growing sector and examines its role in job creation and the future of Kentucky farming.

‘Kentucky Life’ spotlights a Louisville café for cats, the Commonwealth’s thriving elk population, the volunteers at the Aviation Museum of Kentucky, and AppHarvest

This episode of Kentucky Life visits the Louisville business A Purrfect Day Cafe which provides a unique way to find new homes for cats; checks in on Kentucky’s elk population, which after 25 years of restoration efforts, is thriving again; celebrates the dedication of the volunteers at the Aviation Museum of Kentucky, whose work and research have aided restoration efforts of aircraft and other aviation artifacts; and explores AppHarvest, the agricultural venture that seeks to provide quality jobs by growing tomatoes in Appalachia.

KET’s new ‘Evening Edition’ to cover Kentucky’s top stories each weekday evening

Beginning in June, KET will premiere a new weekday series, Evening Edition, dedicated to covering the events, issues and stories happening across the Commonwealth. The half-hour program, hosted by Renee Shaw, will summarize recent major developments and go beyond the headlines to highlight Kentucky’s fascinating people, places and happenings with stories produced by KET’s award-winning public affairs team.

KET announces winners of 2022 Young Writers Contest

KET is pleased to announce the winners of the 2022 Young Writers Contest. The annual contest encourages creative expression and literacy development by inviting students in grades Pre-K through high school to submit original graphic novels, illustrated stories, poetry and short stories.

KET’s Summer Celebration fundraising event sets sail June 11 at Donamire Farm

KET invites guests to chart a course for a high-seas adventure at the 34th annual Summer Celebration on Saturday, June 11, at Donamire Farm in Lexington. Captained by honorary chairs Nick and Tyra Rowe of Kentucky American Water and guided by harbormaster and host Mira Ball, this year’s event offers a chance to Sail the Sea with KET and support KET’s flagship fundraising event.

‘Kentucky Life’ spotlights the Lexington Camera Club, blacksmith-artists Matthew and Karine Maynard, artist Charles Williams, and Kentucky writer Maurice Manning

Kentucky Life catches up with The Lexington Camera Club, which has reinvented itself after a long hiatus; visits artist-blacksmiths Matthew and Karine Maynard, whose work blurs the lines between function and sculpture; celebrates the story of artist Charles Williams, who inspired the founding of Moveable Feast in Lexington; and meets Kentucky writer Maurice Manning.