New crop, healthier soils

An idea that started with the curiosity of an enterprising south-central Kentucky farmer is showing promise as another crop for Kentucky small grain producers, as well as a reliable source of Kentucky-grown cereal rye for bourbon distillers, bakers and millers.

The Whole-Grain Grail: A Sandwich Bread With Mass Appeal

Bakers around the country have joined forces to make a soft, sliced, affordable bread with whole wheat. Their only obstacle? Every other loaf in America.

A small-grain value chain comes full circle at UK 

A longtime relationship between a University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment researcher and a Kentucky wheat producing family has led to UK students having a unique learning experience with small grains on campus.

Local baker seeks help from UK to grow all the flour he needs for his bread

From Soil To Bottle, Kentucky Family Farm Plans For Future

America's Heartland: Kentucky Woodford Reserve Bourbon:

Booming Bourbon Industry Giving Agriculture Sector a Boost


In Louisvillle, KY, Louismill works directly with grain farmers to source wheat, rye and corn that is stone ground into its flour and grits. Some of the flours make their way to its wood-fired pizza restaurant.