corn crop http://wkms.org en KY Crops Coming In Strong http://wkms.org/post/ky-crops-coming-strong <p></p><p>Kentucky's bumper corn and soybean crops appear headed toward record heights for production. It's a dramatic turnaround from last year's struggles for grain farmers, weighed down by a combination of drought and extreme heat.</p><p>Statewide corn production is forecast to reach a record 247 million bushels.</p><p>That’s up 138% from last year's production according to a report Friday from the National Agricultural Statistics Service. Mon, 11 Nov 2013 12:55:35 +0000 The Associated Press 36456 at http://wkms.org KY Crops Coming In Strong Kentucky Agriculture Fares Better Than Predictions http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-agriculture-fares-better-predictions <p>Kentucky’s agriculture industry is faring better than early predictions.&nbsp; The agriculture industry, which includes crops, cattle and horses, earned more than $5 billion.&nbsp; That figure is beyond Kentucky’s reach this year, but University of Kentucky Agriculture Economist Will Snell says many farmers should still do okay.</p><p> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 20:17:31 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 23939 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Agriculture Fares Better Than Predictions Nitrogen Levels High in Drought-Damaged Corn http://wkms.org/post/nitrogen-levels-high-drought-damaged-corn <p>State agriculture officials say farmers should take caution when turning their drought-damaged corn into silage. Tue, 17 Jul 2012 17:10:07 +0000 Angela Hatton 19357 at http://wkms.org Nitrogen Levels High in Drought-Damaged Corn