extreme http://wkyufm.org en Drought Concerns Increase in Western Kentucky http://wkyufm.org/post/drought-concerns-increase-western-kentucky <p>Farmers in some portions of western Kentucky could be facing a tough year if dry weather continues. Officials say the drought has been upgraded from &quot;severe&quot; to &quot;extreme&quot; in some areas.</p><p>Henderson County Extension Agent Mike Smith told the Henderson Gleaner that farmers could see losses of up to 40 percent in fields. Smith says that means the crop producers might make enough to cover expenses, but will make little or no profit.</p> Tue, 19 Jun 2012 15:14:36 +0000 Associated Press & Dan Modlin 14281 at http://wkyufm.org Drought Concerns Increase in Western Kentucky