A two-year leadership program focused on crop management. The curriculum is based on localized agronomy, farm management and friendships. Accepting applications until May 30, 2016.
As of October 9, 97 percent of the corn was reported as mature by the National Agriculture Statistics Service - Kentucky Field Office. 83 percent of the crop had been harvested. 73 percent of the corn crop is rated in excellent to good condition.
Corn production in Kentucky is forecast at 228 million bushels, down 6 percent from the September forecast and up 1 percent from the previous crop. Yield was estimated at 162 bushels per acre, down 10 bushels from last month and down 10 bushels from the 2015 level.
The U.S. corn production is forecast at 15.1 billion bushels. Based on conditions as of October 1, yields are expected to average 173.4 bushels per acre.
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.
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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