6:35 am
Tue June 26, 2012

Hot, Dry Weather Taking a Toll on Kentucky Pastures

round hay bales
UK Cooperative Extension Service

As temperatures this week head into the triple digit range, pastures in the state are suffering. University of Kentucky Extension Forage Specialist, Dr. Garry Lacefield, says farmers are faced with a tough situation.

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Dry Conditions
9:03 am
Mon June 25, 2012

Hot Weather to Continue

Corn crop suffering from lack of moisture

The National Weather Service says heat will build across Kentucky this week, climaxing in triple-digit readings on Friday. Meteorologists say temperature readings that day could reach 103 degrees in Owensboro. The forecast is leading to more worries for farmers.

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