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Soybean planting wraps up in Kentucky

The USDA says dry weather helped Kentucky farmers wrap up soybean planting last week. As of Sunday, the state’s soybean acres are now estimated to be 100% planted with 90% emerged. Twenty-seven percent of the crop is blooming, well ahead of the five-year average.... Read More.

Kentucky wheat harvest winding down

Drier weather is helping Kentucky farmers make significant advancements in wheat harvest.  Ninety-one percent of the crop is harvested. Kentucky’s corn crop is rated 64 percent good to excellent, a slight decline on the week.  Thirty-two percent of the crop is silking.    Soybeans are... Read More.

Atypically warm February for Kentucky

The USDA says February 2024 was one of the warmest Februarys on record in Kentucky. The average statewide temperature was eight degrees above normal and despite scattered, below average precipitation, the state is off the Drought Monitor, largely thanks to a wet January. Just over... Read More.

Rain, snow lower Kentucky drought concerns

Drought concerns in Kentucky eased a little over the past month. The USDA says statewide precipitation topped five and a half inches, more than 2 inches above usual levels, the first month of better than normal precipitation since last fall. That did include heavy snowfall,... Read More.

No. 9 Kansas Wins at Kentucky 77-68

From LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — So much for all that worry over No. 9 Kansas falling toward a low point under Bill Self.Jalen Wilson scored 22 points, including one in a series of huge 3-pointers down the stretch, and No. 9 Kansas beat Kentucky 77-68... Read More.