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.
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
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.
LATEST CORN PRODUCTION NEWS
LATEST UK ECONOMIC & POLICY UPDATE
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.
CURRENT CROP CONDITION
October 15: Corn condition is 84% good to excellent.
72% of the crop has been harvested
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.
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.
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