Cassidy Herrington, Kentucky Public Radio http://weku.fm en Kentucky Agriculture Fears Migrant Labor Loss http://weku.fm/post/kentucky-agriculture-fears-migrant-labor-loss <p><span class="article-content"><span>The state of Alabama recently passed of the toughest immigration laws to date. As a result, both legal and undocumented migrants have fled the state in droves. Cassidy Herrington reports that Kentucky farmers and workers fear a similar measure would devastate Kentucky&#39;s 4.4 billion dollar agriculture industry.<br />During fall harvest on many Kentucky farms, the majority of hands that will pick the crops these days belong to migrant workers; a group whose labor is no longer welcomed in some parts of the country. Tue, 08 Nov 2011 14:08:23 +0000 Cassidy Herrington, Kentucky Public Radio 15827 at http://weku.fm KY Agriculture Dependent On Migrant Labor http://weku.fm/post/ky-agriculture-dependent-migrant-labor <p><span class="article-content"><span>The state of Alabama recently passed of the toughest immigration laws to date. As a result, both legal and undocumented migrants have fled the state in droves. Cassidy Herrington reports that Kentucky farmers and workers fear a similar measure would devastate Kentucky&#39;s 2.4 billion dollar agriculture industry.</span></span> Mon, 07 Nov 2011 15:11:13 +0000 Cassidy Herrington, Kentucky Public Radio 15758 at http://weku.fm KY Agriculture Dependent On Migrant Labor Bardstown Expecting Barrel-fuls Of Visitors http://weku.fm/post/bardstown-expecting-barrel-fuls-visitors <p>Bardstown, KY rolls out the barrels and the welcome mat for its twentieth annual Kentucky Bourbon Festival.&nbsp;Executive Director Linda Harrison says the event is a mixed concoction of Kentucky&#39;s famous spirit and Bardstown&#39;s hospitality.&nbsp;&quot;When you have fifty-thousand people there, I&#39;d say they become a part of Bardstown.&quot; Tue, 13 Sep 2011 16:06:06 +0000 Cassidy Herrington, Kentucky Public Radio 12351 at http://weku.fm