Extension

Crops and Livestock

Crops
Crops include: Fruit and Vegetables, Nursery Crops, Small Grains (such as wheat), Soybeans, Corn, Tobacco, Forages, Biofuels, Forestry, and Hemp
Livestock
Livestock includes: Beef Cattle, Dairy, Hogs, Small Ruminants, Poultry, and Equine

Additionally, some of the publications on this page may include information about selecting enterprises and commodities.

Crops Marketing and Management Update, October 2018
Todd Davis. October, 2018. Description
2019 Projected Returns and Break-Even Yields and Prices for Corn, Soybeans and Wheat/Double-Crop Soybeans
Todd Davis. September, 2018. Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update - Video Update 9/3/18 - Potential Returns to Storage for Corn and Soybeans
Todd Davis. September, 2018. Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update - Video Update 9/4/18 - Market Facilitation Program
Todd Davis. September, 2018. Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update, September 2018
Todd Davis. September, 2018. Description
Projected Risk and Returns for Corn, Soybeans and Wheat/Double-Crop Soybeans for 2019
Todd Davis. September, 2018. Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update - August 2018: Video Update 8/24/18
Todd Davis. August, 2018. Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update - July 2018: Video Update 8/7/18
Todd Davis. August, 2018.2018:7 Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update, August 2018
Todd Davis. August, 2018. Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update - July 2018
Todd Davis. July, 2018. Description
Economic and Policy Update, July 2018
Will Snell and Phyllis Mattox, ed.. July, 2018. Description
2017 Grain Farm Analysis Quick Facts
Kentucky Farm Business Management. June, 2018. Description
2017 Grain Farm Analysis Quick Facts (Purchase Farm Analysis Group)
Jennifer Rogers. June, 2018. Description
Average Grain Farmer 2017
Kentucky Farm Business Management Specialists. June, 2018. Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update, June 2018
Todd Davis. June, 2018. Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update - May 2018
Todd Davis. May, 2018. Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update - April 2018
Todd D. Davis. April, 2018. Description
Economic Costs for Baling Wheat Straw
Jordan M Shockley. April, 2018. Description
Kentucky - Tennessee Burley Tobacco Budget, 2018
Will Snell. April, 2018. Description
Post-Harvest Management: The Economics of Grain Drying
Alex Butler, Jordan M Shockley, Sam McNeil and Todd Davis. April, 2018. AEC Extension 2018-1 Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update - March 2018
Todd D. Davis. March, 2018. Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update - February 2018
Todd D. Davis. February, 2018. Description
Economic and Policy Update, February 2018
Will Snell and Phyllis Mattox, Editors. February, 2018. Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update, January 2018
Todd Davis. January, 2018. Description
Economic and Policy Update, January 2018
Will Snell and Phyllis Mattox, Editors. January, 2018. Description
Grazing myths that reduce profitability
Greg Halich. Progressive Forage. ; ; January, 2018. Description
2017 – 2018 Kentucky Agricultural Economic Situation and Outlook
Contributors: Kenny Burdine, Todd Davis, Jerry Pierce, Will Snell, Tim Woods, (Ag Economics),Jeff Stringer, Bobby Ammerman, Chad. December, 2017. Description
Grain, Oilseed and Fiber Crop Outlook
Kurt M. Guidry, Todd D. Davis, and Brian R. Williams. Surviving the Farm Economy Downturn. ; December, 2017. Description
Livestock Outlook
David P. Anderson, Andrew P. Griffith, and Kenny H. Burdine. December, 2017. Description
Managing the Beef Cattle Herd through the Cattle Cycle
Andrew P. Griffith, Kenny H. Burdine, and David P. Anderson . Surviving the Farm Economy Downturn. ; December, 2017. Description
Surviving the Farm Economy Downturn
Southern Extension Committee including Kenny Burdine, Todd Davis, and Jordan Shockley. December, 2017. Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update - November 2017
Todd Davis. November, 2017. Description
Economic and Policy Update, November 2017
Will Snell and Phyllis Mattox, Editors. November, 2017. Description
Mobile Apps in Agricultural Economics
Jordan M Shockley. November, 2017. Description
Mobile Apps in Agricultural Economics - Summary
Jordan M Shockley. November, 2017. Description
Best Bean Buyer App Tutorial
Shockley, Jordan M.. October, 2017. Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update, October 2017
Todd Davis. October, 2017. Description
Economic and Policy Update, October 2017
Will Snell and Phyllis Mattox, Editors. October, 2017. Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update, September 2017
Todd Davis. September, 2017. Description
Economic and Policy Update, September 2017
Will Snell, Steve Isaacs, Phyllis Mattox, Editors. September, 2017. Description
Kentucky Farm Business Management Program: Annual Summary Data, 2016
Jerry S. Pierce, Jr.. September, 2017. AEC Extension 2017-01 Description
Kentucky Farm Business Management Program: Dairy Annual Summary Data, 2016
Tarrah Hardin and Rush Midkiff. September, 2017. AEC Extension 2017-03 Description
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 Description
The Unique Qualities of the Southern Milk Marketing Orders
Owen M. Townsend, Kenneth H. Burdine, Tyler B. Mark. September, 2017. AEC Extension 2017-12 Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update, August 2017
Todd Davis. August, 2017. Description
Economic and Policy Update, August 2017
Will Snell and Phyllis Mattox (eds.). August, 2017. Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update, July 2017
Todd Davis. July, 2017. Description
Economic and Policy Update, July 2017
Will Snell and Phyllis Mattox, Editors. July, 2017. Description
Economic Resources for Improved Decision Making
Jordan M Shockley. July, 2017. Description
Ohio Valley Farm Analysis Group: 2016 Analysis - Quick Facts
Suzy Martin and Lauren O. Turley. July, 2017. Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update, June 2017
Todd Davis. June, 2017. Description
Kentucky Farm Business Management: 2016 Grain Farm Analysis Quick Facts
Jerry Pierce. June, 2017. Description
Pastured Based Laying Hens Decision Aid
Samantha Kindred and Greg Halich. June, 2017. Description
Small Scale Broiler Production Decision Aid
Samantha Kindred and Greg Halich. June, 2017. Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update, May 2017
Todd Davis. May, 2017. Description
Economic and Policy Update, May 2017
Will Snell and Phyllis Mattox, Editors. May, 2017. Description
Corn and Soybean Budgets - Central Kentucky - 2018
Greg Halich. April, 2017. Description
Corn and Soybean Budgets - Western Kentucky - 2018
Greg Halich. April, 2017. Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update, April 2017
Todd Davis. April, 2017. Description
Economic and Policy Update, April 2017
Will Snell and Phyllis Mattox, Editors. April, 2017. Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update - March 2017
Todd Davis. March, 2017. Description
Custom Machinery Rates Applicable to Kentucky (2018)
Greg Halich. March, 2017. Description
Economic and Policy Update, March 2017
Will Snell and Phyllis Mattox, Editors. March, 2017. Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update, February 2017
Todd Davis. February, 2017. Description
Economic and Policy Update, February 2017
Will Snell and Phyllis Mattox, Editors. February, 2017. Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update, January 2017
Todd Davis. January, 2017. Description
Economic and Policy Update, January 2017
Will Snell and Phyllis Mattox, Editors. January, 2017. Description
January 4-9, 2017 Domestic Learning Journey - Southern California
Phyllis Mattox. January, 2017. Description
Managing Poultry Litter Lessons From The Delmarva and Ohio Valley
Jordan M. Shockley. January, 2017. Description
2016 – 2017 Kentucky Agricultural Economic Situation and Outlook University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment
Kenny Burdine, Todd Davis, Tim Woods, Will Snell, Lee Meyer (Ag Economics), Jeff Stringer, Bobby Ammerman (Forestry) Edited by Er. December, 2016. Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update, December 2016
Todd Davis. December, 2016. Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update, November 2016
Todd Davis. November, 2016. Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update - October 2016
Todd Davis. October, 2016. Description
Economic and Policy Update, October 2016
Will Snell and Phyllis Mattox, Editors. October, 2016. Description
Kentucky Farm Business Management Program: Annual Summary Data: Dairy, 2015
Tarrah Hardin and Rush Midkiff. October, 2016. AEC Extension 2016-05 Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update - September 2016
Todd Davis. September, 2016. Description
Post-Harvest Management: The Economics of Grain Transportation
Shockley, Jordan. September, 2016. CAFE Extension AEC-100 Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update - August 2016
Todd Davis. August, 2016. Description
Economic and Policy Update, August 2016
Will Snell and Phyllis Mattox, ed.. August, 2016. Description
Economic Value of Poultry Litter Tool: Pasture, Hay, and Silage
Jordan M Shockley, Edwin Ritchey and Josh McGrath. August, 2016. AEC Extension 2016-14 Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update - July 2016
Todd Davis. July, 2016. Description
Economic and Policy Update, July 2016
Will Snell and Phyllis Mattox, Editors. July, 2016. Description
Economic Value of Poultry Litter Tool: Grain Crops
Jordan Shockley, Edwin Ritchey and Josh McGrath. July, 2016. AEC Extension 2016-13 Description
Kentucky Farm Business Management Program: Annual Summary Data - 2015
Jerry Pierce. July, 2016. AEC Extension 2016-01 Description
Map of Kentucky Grain and Oilseed Markets
Jordan M Shockley. July, 2016. Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update - June 2016
Todd Davis. June, 2016. Description
Economic and Policy Update, June 2016
Will Snell and Phyllis Mattox. June, 2016. Description
Kentucky Farm Business Management: 2015 Grain Farm Analysis Quick Facts
Jerry Pierce. June, 2016. Description
Lincoln Trail Farm Analysis Group: 2015 Grain Farm Analysis Quick Facts
Tarrah Hardin and Jonathan Shepherd. June, 2016. Description
Ohio Valley Farm Analysis Group: Quick Facts
Suzy Martin and Lauren Turley. June, 2016. Description
Crops marketing and Management Update - May 2016
Todd Davis. May, 2016. Description
Economic and Policy Update, May 2016
Will Snell and Phyllis Mattox, Editors. May, 2016. Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update - April 2016
Todd Davis. April, 2016. Description
Grain Hauling Decision Guide
Jordan Shockley, Sam McNeill and Joe Dvorak. April, 2016. AEC Extension 2016-11 Description
Kentucky Farm Business Management Program: Preliminary Grain Analysis Summary - 2015
Jerry S. Pierce, Jr.. April, 2016. Description
Sorghum-Corn Comparison Budget 2016
Greg Halich and Jordan Shockley. April, 2016. Description
2016 Burley Tobacco Budget
Will Snell, Steve Isaacs, Laura Powers, and Bob Pearce. March, 2016. Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update, March 2016
Todd Davis. March, 2016. Description
Flexible Cash Lease Decision-Aid
Greg Halich and Samantha Kindred. March, 2016. Description
Pasture Finishing Worksheet for Beef Cattle (2016)
Greg Halich. March, 2016. Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update, February 2016
Todd D. Davis. February, 2016. Description
Kentucky ANR Agent Land Value and Cash Rent Survey (2018)
Greg Halich, Samantha Kindred and Karen Pulliam. February, 2016. Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update, January 2016
Todd D. Davis. January, 2016. Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update, Volume 2015 Number 10
Todd Davis. December, 2015. Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update
Todd Davis. November, 2015. Description
Bred Heifer Profitability Estimation
Greg Halich, Kenny Burdine, and Samantha Kindred. October, 2015. Description
Producer's Guide to Pasture-Based Beef Finishing
Greg Halich. October, 2015. Description
Kentucky Farm Business Management Program: Annual Dairy Summary - 2014
Tarrah Hardin and Rush Midkiff. September, 2015. AEC Extension 2015-07 Description
Wheat and Wheat Double-Crop Soybean Budgets 2017-2018
Greg Halich. September, 2015. Description
2014 Kentucky Farm Business Management Tobacco Summary
Laura Powers. August, 2015. Description
Ohio Valley Farm Analysis Group: 2014 Analysis Quick Facts
Suzy Martin and Lauren Omer. July, 2015. Description
Commercial Aquaponics Case Study #1: Economic Analysis of Lily Pad Farms
Kevin Heidemann. May, 2015. Description
Organic Corn Production in Kentucky
Michael Bomford, Lee Meyer, Thomas Sikora, William Martin, Sam Mcneill, Mike Montross, Edwin Ritchey and Chad Lee. January, 2015. CAFE Extension ID-225 Description
Examining Determinants of Awareness and Purchase Frequency of Kentucky Proud Products
Samane Zare and Timothy Woods . December, 2014. Description
Kentucky Farm Business Management Program: Annual Summary Data Pennyroyal Area Farms - 2013
Amanda R. Jenkins and Rush H. Midkiff. November, 2014. AEC Extension 2014-09 Description
The Margin Protection Program for Dairy in the 2014 Farm Bill
Kenny Burdine. September, 2014. AEC Extension 2014-15 Description
Payout Analysis of Livestock Risk Protection for Feeder Cattle
Kenneth H. Burdine, Greg Halich. Journal of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers. ; ; August, 2014. Description
Changing Market Dynamics and Value-added Premiums in Southeastern Feeder Cattle Markets
Kenneth H. Burdine, Leigh J. Maynard, Greg Halich, and Jeff Lehmkuhler. The Professional Animal Scientist. 30; 354-361; June, 2014. Description
Using the Futures Market to Predict Prices and Calculate Breakevens for Feeder Cattle
Kenny Burdine and Greg Halich. August, 2013. AEC Extension 2013-09 Description
Economic Considerations for Growing Industrial Hemp: Implications for Kentucky’s Farmers and Agricultural Economy
Lynn Robbins, Will Snell, Greg Halich, Leigh Maynard, Carl Dillon and David Spalding. January, 2013. Description
Estimating the Economic Viability of a New Crop Alternative for the U.S. Organic Market: Edamame - A Vegetable Soybean
Shockley, Jordan M.; Dillon, Carl R.; Woods, Timothy A.. Agricultural and Applied Economics Association 2011 Annual Meeting, July 24-26, 2011, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Description
MarketReady for Grocery, Wholesale, and Foodservice Sales
Tim Woods. January, 2010. Description
MarketReady for Restaurant Sales
Tim Woods. January, 2010. Description
The Economics of Biofuels
Alison Davis. September, 2009. CAFE Extension AEC-95 Description
Understanding USDA’s Livestock Risk Protection Insurance Program for Feeder Cattle
Kenny Burdine and Greg Halich. July, 2008. AEC Extension 2008-04 Description
Beef Enterprise Budgets, Ver. 2008-1.0
Richard Trimble, Kenneth Burdine, Greg Halich, Lee Meyer and Steve Isaacs. January, 2008. Description
Equine Enterprise Budgets
Steve Isaacs, Reka nagy, Stephanie Goode, Kenny Burdine, Dick Trimble and Robert Coleman. March, 2007. AEC Extension 2006-03 Description
Using the Agricultural Economics Equine Enterprise Budgets
Using the Budgets: Kenny Burdine and Bob Coleman; Excel Budget: Kenny Burdine, Bob Coleman, Steve Isaacs, Reka Nagy, Stephanie G. July, 2006. AEC Extension 2006-03 Description
Policy Simulation of the World Wheat Market
Thitnart Rattanopas. June, 2006. Dissertation Description
Effects of Management on Reproductive Efficiency in Thoroughbreds
Reka Nagy. June, 2006. Thesis Description
Kentucky Feeder Cattle Price Analysis: Models for Price Predictions and Grazing Management
R.W. Eldridge. July, 2005. Thesis Description
Meat Goat Enterprise Budgets
Lee Meyer and Terry Hutchens. April, 2003. Description
PRIMER: PROFITABILITY 1 - Enterprise Budgeting
Tim Woods and Steve Isaacs. August, 2000. AEC Extension 2000-13-worksheet01 Description
Eastern Kentucky Meat Goat Budget Analysis
Alioune Diaw and A. Lee Meyer. May, 2000. AEC Extension 2000-11 Description
Marketing Options for Commercial Vegetable Growers
Brent Rowell, Tim Woods and James Mansfield. July, 1999. CAFE Extension ID-134 Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update - March 2018
Davis, Todd D.. January, 0. Description
Crops Marketing and Management Update, December 2017
Todd Davis. January, 0. Description
Days Suitable for Fieldwork in Kentucky
Jordan M. Shockley and Tyler B. Mark. January, 0. AEC Extension 101 Description