Kentucky Corn: Watch Water Use Over Next Few Weeks Jun 22, 2022

🕔Jun 22, 2022
The current heat wave is expected to last until the end of June.  There are some low chances of rain scattered in the forecasts. We need to start watching water […]

Kentucky Corn: Watch Conditions not the Calendar When Planting Apr 28, 2022

🕔Apr 28, 2022
Corn planting in 2022 is off pace from the five-year average for Kentucky with only 6% planted on the April 17 report. The calendar says we could have started planting […]

Kentucky Corn: Planning for 2022 Production Dec 8, 2021

🕔Dec 8, 2021
Farmers are looking at sticker shock for some supply inputs and dealing with uncertainty around the availability of some other inputs. The issues have many producers thinking about where costs […]

Kentucky Soybeans: Response to Expected Cold Weather Apr 21, 2021

🕔Apr 21, 2021
The USDA NASS puts 4% of the soybean crop as planted by Monday of this week. Soybean that has emerged is at risk of being frozen off below the cotyledons. […]

Kentucky Corn: Expected Response to Cold Weather Apr 21, 2021

🕔Apr 21, 2021
The USDA reports that 24% of the corn in KY is planted and 1% has emerged. The cold weather in the forecast could cause problems on this corn. Corn that […]

Kentucky Corn: 2020 Yield Contest Results Jan 4, 2021

🕔Jan 4, 2021
The 2020 Kentucky Corn Contest posted excellent yields from across the Commonwealth. Some key points from the 2020 Kentucky Corn Contest include: The state winners for No-till and Tillage, non-irrigated, […]

Corn: Optimize Planting Rates to Maximize Return on Investment – DTN Oct 16, 2020

🕔Oct 16, 2020
John Verell III is a corn-yield champion, but pushing seeding rates is not part of his winning strategy on his farm, near Jackson, Tennessee. In 2019, a yield of 320.8 […]

Kentucky Soybeans: Seed Quality Moving Backwards in the Field Oct 9, 2018

🕔Oct 9, 2018
The excessive rains of September and early October are more than many soybean plants can handle. The wet weather occurred as soybean seeds were at physiological maturity or approaching it. […]

Kentucky Corn: Impact of July, Aug. Weather on Yields Sep 14, 2018

🕔Sep 14, 2018
Rainfall and temperatures influences corn yield throughout its lifecycle, but especially during the seed fill period. Dr. Bob Nielsen at Purdue recently wrote an excellent article on temperatures, rainfall and […]

Kentucky Corn: Late Season Flooding – What Can We Expect? Sep 12, 2018

🕔Sep 12, 2018
Northern and eastern Kentucky received as much as 6 to 8 inches of rainfall the last 7 days. Some cornfields were flooded. The heavy rains north of the Ohio River […]

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