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2018-19 Kentucky Agricultural Economic Situation & Outlook Summary

Hemp harvest at UK Research Farm.

   
Grain Crops & Tobacco
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Grain Crops & Tobacco

Custom Machinery Rates Applicable to Kentucky (2019)
Greg Halich. March, 2019.
         
Kentucky ANR Agent Land Value and Cash Rent Survey (2018)
Greg Halich, Samantha Kindred and Karen Pulliam. February, 2018.
  
Best Bean Buyer App Tutorial
Jordan M Shockley. October, 2017.
    
Days Suitable for Fieldwork in Kentucky
Jordan M. Shockley and Tyler B. Mark. September, 2017. AEC Extension 101
Post-Harvest Management: The Economics of Grain Transportation
Shockley, Jordan. September, 2016. CAFE Extension AEC-100
    
Map of Kentucky Grain and Oilseed Markets
Jordan M Shockley. July, 2016.

  

Livestock/Forages

Custom Machinery Rates Applicable to Kentucky (2019)
Greg Halich. March, 2019.
         
Kentucky ANR Agent Land Value and Cash Rent Survey (2018)
Greg Halich, Samantha Kindred and Karen Pulliam. February, 2018.
   
The History and Class Pricing of the Federal Milk Marketing Orders
Owen M. Townsend, Kenneth H. Burdine, Tyler B. Mark. September, 2017. AEC Extension 2017-13
    
The Unique Qualities of the Southern Milk Marketing Orders
Owen M. Townsend, Kenneth H. Burdine, Tyler B. Mark. September, 2017. AEC Extension 2017-12
  
Managing Poultry Litter Lessons From The Delmarva and Ohio Valley (Link to video)
Jordan M. Shockley. January, 2017.
   

Producer’s Guide to Pasture-Based Beef Finishing
Greg Halich, Jeff Lehmkuhler, Fred Martz, Ray Smith, Gregg Rentfrow and Lee Meyer. November, 2015. Extension Publication ID-224

   

Profitability of Nitrogen Applications for Stockpiling Tall Fescue Pastures – 2015 Guide
Greg Halich, Ray Smith, and Kenny Burdine. July, 2015. AEC 2015-15 
    

Valuing Corn Silage for Beef Cattle Feed 2014 Guide
Greg Halich, Kenny Burdine, and Jeff Lehmkuhler. August, 2014. AEC 2014-18

     
Using the Futures Market to Predict Prices and Calculate Breakevens for Feeder Cattle
Kenny Burdine and Greg Halich. August, 2013. AEC Extension 2013-09
    

Using Futures Markets to Manage Price Risk for Feeder Cattle: Advanced Strategies
Kenny Burdine. March, 2013. AEC Extension 2013-03

Using Futures Markets to Manage Price Risk for Feeder Cattle
Kenny Burdine. February, 2013. AEC Extension 2013-01

   

Management/Finance

Resources Available to Farmers Struggling with Farm Financial Stress
Jonathan Shepherd, Jordan Shockley, Todd Davis, Greg Halich, Alison Davis, Steve Isaacs,
Jerry Pierce, Sarah Bowker and Kenny Burdine. April, 2019.
Surviving the Farm Economy Downturn
Southern Extension Committee: includes AEC faculty Kenny Burdine, Todd Davis, and Jordan Shockley. December, 2017.
Mobile Apps in Agricultural Economics
Jordan M Shockley. November, 2017.
       
Economic Resources for Improved Decision Making
Jordan M Shockley. July, 2017.
   
PRIMER for Selecting New Enterprises for Your Farm
Tim Woods and Steve Isaacs. August, 2000. Extension No. 00-13
   
  

Specialty Crops

General, Crop-specific, and System-specific publications are available through the Center for Crop Diversification.