crops http://wfpl.org en Comer Says Corn, Soybean Yields Better Than Expected http://wfpl.org/post/comer-says-corn-soybean-yields-better-expected <P>The drought last summer will reduce corn and soybean harvests in Kentucky, but not to the degree once feared. That’s the assessment of state Agriculture Commissioner James Comer.<p> <P>"Yields are a little better than what we thought they were going to be, which says a lot about technology about the corn seed, because there are a lot of those counties, in Fulton County and Calloway County, that didn’t’ get any rain in May, June or July but they still yieled something. Thu, 27 Sep 2012 19:54:36 +0000 Dan Conti, Kentucky Public Radio 1815 at http://wfpl.org Comer Says Corn, Soybean Yields Better Than Expected Drought Worsening In Kentucky, Indiana http://wfpl.org/post/drought-worsening-kentucky-indiana <p><em>With information from Kentucky Public Radio&#39;s Stu Johnson&nbsp;and the Associated Press</em></p><p>Kentucky officials say <a href="http://drought.unl.edu/MonitoringTools/USDroughtMonitor.aspx">drought conditions</a> exist in three-fourths of the state and the dry spell has become severe in parts of western Kentucky, where farmers are at risk of low yields or no crops at all.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Thu, 28 Jun 2012 20:59:36 +0000 Rick Howlett 842 at http://wfpl.org Drought Worsening In Kentucky, Indiana