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UK grain crop specialists say spring freezes slow harvest, reduce wheat yields across Kentucky

By Katie Pratt University of Kentucky Two very late spring freezes slowed harvest and reduced wheat yields across Kentucky, according to grain crop specialists with the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. Much of the state saw freezing temperatures the mornings of April 15 and 16 and again on May 8 and 9. Wheat in Western Kentucky suffered damage from the April event...

Beshear furthers commitment to supporting innovators, small businesses across Kentucky

Gov. Andy Beshear has taken another step in growing Kentucky’s startup ecosystem, announcing KY Innovation – the commonwealth’s office for entrepreneurial and small business support – and authorized an additional $2.6 million in funding to six public-private partnerships focusing on key regions throughout the state. Known as the Regional Innovation for Startups and Entrepreneurs (RISE) program,...