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PLANTING INTENTIONS FOR 2017

Farmers in Kentucky intend to plant 1.32 million acres of corn, 180,000 lower than 2016. U.S. corn growers intend to plant 90 million acres for all purposes in 2017, down four percent from last year and two percent higher than 2015.​ Read more


CURRENT CROP CONDITION
According to the June 18 NASS Crop Condition Report, 92% of corn is emerged and 4% is sliking. 85% of the crop is currently rated good to excellent, much higher than what was reported at this time last year. 



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Kentucky nascar weekend

July 6-8, 2017 - Kentucky Speedway


KyCorn Joint Board Meeting

July 11-12, 2017 - Louisville


UK Corn, Soybean & Tobacco Field Day

July 27, 2017 - UKREC, Princeton, KY

CommonGround

 

CommonGround is about starting a conversation among women who grow food, the women who buy it, and food leaders. It’s a conversation based on personal experience as farmers, but also on science and research.

agriculture literacy


KyCorn has a number of resources available for educators and supports the Kentucky Agriculture & Environment in the Classroom to develop Kentucky Academic Standards aligned curriculum. 

Production & Marketing center

Developing Leaders Through Agronomy


A two-year leadership program focused on crop management.  The curriculum is based on localized agronomy, farm management and friendships.  Class 4 beings December 2016.

Programs

News, Events & Action Alerts

Corn Growers Applaud Trump for prioritizing infrastructure

“It's time to recapture our legacy as a nation of builders, and to create new lanes of travel, commerce, and discovery,” President Trump said at a speech in Cincinnati on the backdrop of the Ohio River. Read more 

Growing opportunities for Kentucky's corn farmers in a changing industry. 

Ethanol

RFS Has Been ‘Tremendous Success’ Since Adoption, According to RFA Analysis


More than a decade after the original renewable fuel standard (RFS) was signed into law, tremendous progress has been made toward its goals of energy security, clean air and boosting local economies, according to a new analysis by the Renewable Fuels Association, “RFS Impacts: By the Numbers.” The analysis comes as EPA is expected to soon issue its proposed 2018 renewable volume obligations (RVOs) under the RFS.


Learn more about the report and KyCorn's ethanol efforts.

Enter the National Corn Yield Contest today. Early entry deadline is June 30. Final entry deadline is July 31.