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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.

National Corn Yield Contest Results are In


The results of the National Corn Yield Contest have been posted. While Kentucky farmers were not among the national winners, they made a good showing among their regional peers. See the first through third place entries in Kentucky for each of the four production categories. 

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THe EPA is considering taking this tool from growers.
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EPA is in the process of possibly revoking tolerances for chlorpyrifos, an insecticide active ingredient known by farmers by one of its commercial names including Lorsban, Dursban, and Cobalt. Chlorpyrifos is a critical tool for corn growers. The EPA public comment period ends January 17. Respond today.

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LATEST UK EXTENSION CROP MARKETING & MANAGEMENT UPDATE - View


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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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.

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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.