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February 15-18, 2017

Louisville, KY


Join us at Booth 2317 in the Pavilion (between West Hall and Broadbent). 

Programs

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. 

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

CORE Farmer Program Engages Newest Class

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Kentucky Corn Yield Contest Winners Announced

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Members' Students may apply for one of three college scholarships

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KyCorn welcomes Brian Lacefield and Micah Lester to the Grower Association Board of Directors. 

March 2-4, 2017

San Antonio, TX
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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.

GROWER

RESOURCES

POLICY CENTER

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UK Corn, Soybean & Tobacco Field Day

July 27, 2017
Princeton, KY

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KENTUCKY HYBRID CORN VARIETY TRIALS - View the results

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. 


NASS Crop Condition Reports | NASS News Releases