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Business
4:28 pm
Mon July 28, 2014

Plummeting Corn Prices Cut Farmers' Profits

Credit Christian Fischer, Wikimedia Commons

Good weather and bumper corn crops for the last two years have generated a surplus of corn and, in turn, lower prices for area farmers. 

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Environment
11:07 am
Tue October 9, 2012

Drought Impact on Kentucky Agritourism Still Unknown

kyagr.com

It could be next year before Kentucky agriculture officials will know how much drought affected state agritourism. Visits and tours of working farms peak in August, September and October, but drought has caused some farmers to scale back their events, like corn mazes and apple picking. State Agritourism Director Ben Shaffar says some Kentucky farmers realize as much as a 200 percent revenue boost from agritourism activities. But until the season ends, Shaffar can’t say what the numbers will look like this year.  

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