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.

Southern Rust confirmed in KY


UK staff have confirmed the presence of Southern Rust in Fulton, Hickman, Graves, Caldwell, and Christian counties as of 7/20. 

Find resources on this disease at KyGrains.info

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LATEST CORN PRODUCTION NEWS

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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 July 16 NASS Crop Condition Report, 76% is silking, 38% is in milk stage, and  16% in dough stage. ​86% of the crop is currently rated good to excellent.



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Programs

Production & Marketing center

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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Corn Congress

July 18-20, 2017 - Washington, DC


UK Corn, Soybean & Tobacco Field Day

July 27, 2017 - UKREC, Princeton, KY


Kentucky State Fair

August 17-27, 2017

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. 

Enter the National Corn Yield Contest today. Early entry deadline is June 30. Final entry deadline is July 31.