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Kentucky soybean growers produce highest ever yields in state; 107.76 bushels per acre is new record

By Katie Pratt University of Kentucky Kentucky soybean growers produced the highest ever documented yields in the state this year in the soybean yield contest hosted by the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment and the Kentucky Soybean Board. Meredith Farms, owned by Philip and Lea Meredith in Henderson, produced the record-breaking yield of 107.76 bushels per acre in...

UK College of Agriculture giving farmers a jump on next year’s crop with early bird meetings

Harvest is just wrapping up, but producers who want to get a jump on next year’s crop can attend one of three Early Bird Meetings. University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment specialists will host these meetings to recap the 2016 growing season and to discuss potential challenges heading into 2017. Meetings will be from 8 a.m. until noon CST on the following dates and locations:...