Fall grain production forecast to rise from 2014 in Ky.

The latest grain forecasts show Kentucky farmers are on track to harvest more corn and soybeans this fall.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture predicts a corn harvest of 228 million bushels in Kentucky. That would be up 1 percent from the previous crop.
Yield is forecast at 175 bushels per acre this year, up 17 bushels from the 2014 crop.
Soybean production in Kentucky is forecast at 89.2 million bushels. That would be a 7 percent increase from last year’s crop.
Yield is estimated at 49 bushels per acre, up 1.5 bushels from a year ago.
Alfalfa hay production for Kentucky is forecast at 613,000 tons, up 9 percent from 2014.
Other hay production is estimated at slightly more than 5 million tons, up 20 percent from a year ago.

Related Articles

Local chiropractor pleads guilty to criminal abuse A local chiropractor, Dr. Stephen Douglas McAdoo, pleaded guilty in court Monday morning t third degree criminal abuse.
Search continues for Kevil shooter McCracken County sheriff’s deputies are still looking for the man who shot a local woman three times.
Man arrested in Herrin, Illinois, stabbing A man has been arrested in connection with a stabbing that happened Sunday in Herrin, Illinois, police say. 
Trump campaign faces subpoena in assault lawsuit President Donald Trump's presidential campaign has been subpoenaed for records related to past sexual assault allegations against Trump —charges the p...