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

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.

Southern Rust confirmed in KY


UK staff have confirmed the presence of Southern Rust in several western Kentucky counties.

 

Find resources on this disease at KyGrains.info

KyCorn Chairman Philip McCoun Elected to US Grains Council Board of Directors


Founded in 1960, the Council is a private, non-profit corporation with 10 international offices and programs in more than 50 countries working to develop export markets for U.S. barley, corn, grain sorghum and related products, including ethanol and distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS).

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UK Grain and Forage Center of Excellence Moving Forward

Plans to construct the new center are full steam ahead a year after UK received a $15 million grant from the KADB and land purchase assistance from KyCorn. 

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Kentucky State Fair

August 17-27, 2017


KENTUCKY COMMODITY CONFERENCE

January 18, 2018 - Bowling Green


COMMODITY CLASSIC

February 27 - March 1, 2018 - Anaheim, CA

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. 

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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 July 30 NASS Crop Condition Report, corn condition is 80% good to excellent. 90% has silked, and 63% in milk stage. 42% in dough stage.



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