ham http://wkms.org en How to Judge A Country Ham http://wkms.org/post/how-judge-country-ham <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kate </span>Lochte<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> speaks with Dr. Gregg </span>Rentfrow<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> of the UK Extension Faculty about how to judge country hams. The </span>37th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Annual&nbsp;</span>Trigg<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;County Country Ham Festival takes place this weekend and many people are bringing hams for judging. Dr. </span>Rentfrow<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> talks about the criteria: confirmation, which is the overall shape of the ham, how plump it is, and whether it has a pleasing shape - like a classic teardrop; workmanship, the ability to clean the ham up - extra curing, mold (yes, mold! he explains this), etc.; and color and aroma! </span><a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/Trigg-County-Country-Ham-Festival/131011096949149" style="line-height: 1.5;">See more about the Trigg County Country Ham Festival on Facebook</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 20:58:00 +0000 Kate Lochte 35580 at http://wkms.org How to Judge A Country Ham Preview of the 37th Annual Trigg County Ham Festival http://wkms.org/post/preview-37th-annual-trigg-county-ham-festival <p>WKDZ&#39;s Melissa Noel has the scoop on this weekend&#39;s 37th Annual Trigg County Country Ham Festival. UK Extension event organizers who started the Festival said they had to choose between hams and moonshine in celebrating a local product and they thought they ought to go with hams. Kate Lochte speaks with Melissa about the Trigg County tradition and this year&#39;s events, October 11 - 12 in downtown Cadiz. <a href="http://www.hamfestival.com">See more at hamfestival.com</a>.</p><p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 20:41:36 +0000 Kate Lochte 35520 at http://wkms.org Preview of the 37th Annual Trigg County Ham Festival Ham auctioned for $300,000 at KY State Fair http://wkms.org/post/ham-auctioned-300000-ky-state-fair <p>The Kentucky State Fair grand champion country ham fetched $300,000 at a charity auction Thursday. Since 1964, the top ham has been auctioned at the close of the Kentucky Farm Bureau country ham breakfast. This year’s top bidder was Louisville optometrist Dr. Mark Lynn.</p><p> Thu, 23 Aug 2012 21:44:01 +0000 Rick Howlett (KPR) 21216 at http://wkms.org Ham auctioned for $300,000 at KY State Fair