Kentucky harvest pace picks up

Kentucky harvest pace picks up

Harvest for corn, soybeans, and tobacco in Kentucky continues as rainfall and temperatures remain below normal.

Corn harvest advanced to 20% complete and 62% mature with 72% rated good to excellent.  Soybean harvest is 6% complete with 27% dropping leaves and 70% rated good to excellent.

Tobacco is 64% cut and 95% topped with 57% housed.  

Pasture conditions are at 46% good to excellent, even though rainfall has been limited, the cooler weather has been beneficial, and cool season grasses are showing signs of recovery.


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