Vital Link Between Kentucky’s Corn and Poultry Production

Vital Link Between Kentucky’s Corn and Poultry Production

Which came first? The production of chicken, turkey and eggs requires a top-quality diet for the birds, much of which consists of locally-grown corn. This valuable partnership may leave some folks asking: “Which came first, the chicken or the corn?”  The answer...
KyCorn urges reversal of Mexico GM corn ban

KyCorn urges reversal of Mexico GM corn ban

KyCorn supports calls by the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) for Mexico to reverse a proposed ban on genetically modified (GM) corn. In 2020, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador stated that his country would phase out GM corn and the use of...
KyCorn Hosts Grain Buyers from Mexico, Southeast Asia

KyCorn Hosts Grain Buyers from Mexico, Southeast Asia

Kentucky Corn Checkoff dollars are invested every day to boost demand through relationships with global buyers. It is important to demonstrate the advantages American grain farmers have over our overseas competitors, like reliable maritime transportation and on-farm...
Kentucky Distillers Set Records for Bourbon Barrel Inventories, New Fills – And Punishing Production Taxes

Kentucky Distillers Set Records for Bourbon Barrel Inventories, New Fills – And Punishing Production Taxes

FRANKFORT, Ky. – The number of Bourbon barrels in Kentucky reached a record 11.4 million in January, as the state’s signature industry marked its fourth consecutive year filling more than 2 million barrels – while paying $40 million in discriminatory barrel taxes, the...
Taiwan officials visit Kentucky in anticipation of future corn, soybean purchases

Taiwan officials visit Kentucky in anticipation of future corn, soybean purchases

Agreement could benefit Kentucky farmers, Taiwan Pictured above are Ray Allan Mackey (Ky Corn Promotion Council Chairman), Drew Graham (Ky Agricultural Council Chairman), Chin-Cheng Huang (Deputy Minister, Taiwan Council of Agriculture), Elliott Wang...
Red Meat Exports Deliver Value Back to Corn and Soybean Producers, Says Study

Red Meat Exports Deliver Value Back to Corn and Soybean Producers, Says Study

Record-level red meat exports of $18.7 billion in 2021 had a major impact on the corn and soybean industries, according to an independent study by the Juday Group. The study quantified the returns that red meat exports brought to corn and soybean producers in 2021...