News Archive: Economics
At Mother Nature’s mercy, dry conditions impacting Kentucky farmers
Published on Sep. 22, 2023
Most of Kentucky is officially "abnormally dry." U.S. Drought Monitor
James B. Beam Institute for Kentucky Spirits opens distillery and maturation facility on University of Kentucky campus
Published on Aug. 7, 2023
Kentucky grain farms unraveling the 2022 financial landscape
Published on Jul. 26, 2023
The agricultural industry is no stranger to farm income fluctuations.
Historic $100-million gift will catapult UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment
Published on May. 25, 2023
Gatton’s impact on the University of Kentucky exceeds $180 million. He is the university’s single largest donor.
UK, USDA break ground on new forage research building
Published on May. 23, 2023
The new facility housing the Forage-Animal Production Research Unit is targeted for completion in 2026
USDA Innovation Grant bale grazing study yielding positive results in Kentucky
Published on May. 19, 2023
"Bale grazing is a winter-feeding method where we set bales out directly on pasture and feed in a planned, controlled manner." Greg Halich
Charitable gift honors late ag econ professor, promotes international agriculture awareness
Published on Feb. 23, 2023
Gift will boost agricultural economics education and equine safety, welfare.
Kentucky beef cow inventory lowest since 1967; hay supplies tight
Published on Feb. 17, 2023
Kentucky beef cow numbers are the lowest they've been since 1967.
Partnership will increase funding awareness and support access for Kentucky brownfields
Sarah Frank Bowker
Published on Feb. 14, 2023
Brownfields are abandoned or underused properties where contamination may hinder redevelopment, expansion or reuse.