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Kentucky experienced above normal temperatures and below normal rainfall over the past week. Precipitation for the week totaled 0.50 inches, 0.31 inches below normal. Temperatures averaged 76 degrees for the week, 4 degrees above normal. Topsoil moisture was rated 2 percent very short, 14 percent short, 75 percent adequate and 9 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture was rated 1 percent very short, 12 percent short, 78 percent adequate, and 9 percent surplus. Days suitable for fieldwork averaged 6.4 out of a possible seven.Primary activities this week included cutting hay and tobacco, and harvesting corn for grain; some corn silage was harvested as well.  


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CommonGround is about starting a conversation between women who grow food, and the women who buy it. 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.