Focus Ag

Much of the success the state’s agriculture industry has enjoyed is due in part to having good operating plans — one of them being a five-year strategic plan initiated by the Kentucky Agriculture Council (KAC).The group recently... more

Mar 28, 2013 9:49 PM Business

If there is one person who knows Kentucky’s cattle industry, it most assuredly would be Jim Akers, the chief operating officer of the Bluegrass Livestock Marketing Group.Akers has been involved in the cattle industry for many... more

Mar 28, 2013 8:47 PM Business

Algae had a prominent focus at the recent Alltech conference in downtown Lexington — a conference that addressed the challenges of feeding an exploding world population.The microorganism that grows in preponderance in wet places... more

Mar 28, 2013 8:28 PM Business

We’ve all been there: staring at the inside of our refrigerators, finding only enough ingredients to make a very disgusting sandwich. Lacking the motivation to go to the grocery store, we [...] more


Waving fields of hay will soon spring up around the outskirts of Lexington, marking the start of a new growing season for one of the state’s agricultural commodities. Hay is the third largest [...] more