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.
Gasoline consumed in the US in 2016 contained more than 10% ethanol on average for the first time ever. The EIA data dispels the myth that 10 percent is the marketplace limit for ethanol content in U.S. gasoline, and demonstrates that the so-called “blend wall” is not a real constraint on ethanol consumption.
AND myths were dispelled about ethanol and marine engines among the fishing community. Read more
LATEST UK ECONOMIC & POLICY UPDATE
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 May 21 NASS Crop Condition Report, 83% of the corn crop had been planted. This progress is on trend with the 5-year average.
KyCorn leader Russel Schwenke attended the announcement made May 11 by US Sec. of Ag Sonny Perdue that the USDA was naming an Undersecretary of Trade.
July 6-8, 2017 - Kentucky Speedway
July 11-12, 2017 - Louisville
July 27, 2017 - UKREC, Princeton, KY
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.
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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