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.

2018 Farm Bill Listening Sessions

Join us November 20-21 for one of four 2018 Farm Bill listening sessions. It is imperative that ourgrain farmers tell us what they think should be included in this next round of legislation for crop insurance, commodity title, conservation, and trade programs. 


Monday, Nov. 20 (morning) - Elizabethtown

Monday, Nov. 20 (afternoon) - Owensboro

Tuesday, Nov. 21 (morning) - Hopkinsville
Tuesday, Nov. 21 (afternoon) - Mayfield

News, Events & Action Alerts

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

Kentucky Corn Yield Contest | National Corn Yield Contest


LATEST CORN PRODUCTION NEWS

www.kygrains.info - Corn Posts | Marketing Posts | Resources


LATEST UK EXTENSION CROP MARKETING & MANAGEMENT UPDATE
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LATEST UK ECONOMIC & POLICY UPDATE
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2017 CORN CROP

Corn production in Kentucky is forecast at 216 million bushels, down three percent from the previous crop. Yield was estimated at 174 bushels per acre, up 15 bushels from the 2016 level (record high). Acres for harvest as grain were estimated at 1.24 million acres, down 160,000 acres from 2016.
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CURRENT CROP CONDITION
October 15: Corn condition is 84% good to excellent.
72% of the crop has been harvested



NASS Crop Condition Reports
NASS News Releases

Programs

Production & Marketing center

​KENTUCKY COMMODITY CONFERENCE

January 18, 2018 - Bowling Green


COMMODITY CLASSIC

February 27 - March 1, 2018 - Anaheim, CA

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. 

Corn yield Contests


National Corn Yield Contest Yield Reporting - Due November 17


Kentucky Corn Yield Contest Entry Form - Due November 14

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.