Kentucky Expecting Big Crop Harvests

Kentucky Expecting Big Crop Harvests

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released the October Crop Production report today, showing an increased harvest for corn compared with a year ago. Corn production in Kentucky is forecast at 268 million bushels,...
Record Corn Production Achieved in 2020

Record Corn Production Achieved in 2020

U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service Corn production in Kentucky is estimated at 254 million bushels, up 4% from the previous year. This is a record high production, breaking the record set last year and the first time Kentucky...
Crop Production Report Shows Strong Corn and Soybean Yields

Crop Production Report Shows Strong Corn and Soybean Yields

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released the November Crop Production report today, showing a 177 bushels per acre yield for corn and 50 bushels per acre yield on soybeans. “A relatively dry fall...
2017 Ag Census Gives Updated Snapshot of Kentucky and US Corn

2017 Ag Census Gives Updated Snapshot of Kentucky and US Corn

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today released the results of the 2017 Census of Agriculture. The report includes millions of data points, including number of farms, land in farms, total value of production, demographics and more at the national,...
Corn Syrup: The Ingredient We Love to Hate

Corn Syrup: The Ingredient We Love to Hate

Some love to call high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) the subsidized, cancer- and obesity-causing food devil, but do those claims really have any merit? Or do these claims make great headlines?We visited the Corn Refiners Association (CRA) and the Food and Drug...