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CROP PROGRESS - Corn harvest was complete as of November 20. 73 percent of the corn crop is rated in excellent to good condition. Source: National Agriculture Statistics Service - Kentucky Field Office


CROP FORECAST - Corn production in Kentucky is forecast at 224 million bushels, down 2 percent from the October forecast and down less than 1 percent from the previous crop. Yield was estimated at 159 bushels per acre, down 3 bushels from last month and down 13 bushels from the 2015 level. The U.S. corn production is forecast at 15.2 billion bushels. Based on conditions as of November 1, yields are expected to average 175.3 bushels per acre. 


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March 2-4, 2017

San Antonio, TX
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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. 

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.

2016 Early Bird Meetings


December 6 - Sedalia Restaurant, Sedalia, KY
December 7 - Henderson County Extension Office, Henderson, KY
December 8 - Christian County Extension Office, Hopkinsville, KY

Topics to be covered include:

  • Highlights of the 2016 Season
  • Market Outlook and Risk Management
  • Seeking Solutions for Some Wicked Weed Problems – Palmer Amaranth and Waterhemp
  • 2017 Profitability Outlook
  • Soil Test Recommendations When Times are Tough


Lunch is sponsored by the Kentucky Soybean Promotion Board, Kentucky Corn Growers Association and the Kentucky Small Grain Growers Association.


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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Bowling Green, KY
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EPA announces Renewable Fuel Volumes


The Environmental Protection Agency released an increased final Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS2) renewable volume obligations (RVOs) for 2017.​ This is a win for corn farmers.

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