About 63 percent of the farmland Kentucky has lost since 1992 has gone to low-density residential development, like this subdivision in southern Fayette County, according to a new national analysis by the American Farmland Trust.
About 63 percent of the farmland Kentucky has lost since 1992 has gone to low-density residential development, like this subdivision in southern Fayette County, according to a new national analysis by the American Farmland Trust.
About 63 percent of the farmland Kentucky has lost since 1992 has gone to low-density residential development, like this subdivision in southern Fayette County, according to a new national analysis by the American Farmland Trust.

Kentucky has been rapidly losing farmland. Where most of it went may surprise you.

April 20, 2018 02:35 PM

About Tom Eblen

Tom Eblen

@tomeblen

Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.