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Kentucky Sorghum: Transform Granted Section 18 for Sugarcane Aphids

Kentucky Sorghum: Transform Granted Section 18 for Sugarcane Aphids

πŸ‘€By Doug Johnson, Extension Entomologist, University of Kentucky. 🕔Aug 25, 2015

The United States Environmental Protection Agency has granted the use of Transform WG for control of the sugarcane aphid, (Melanaphis saccahri) on sorghum. Emergency Label Highlights Use of this product is provided through the Specific Exemption under provisions of Section

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Georgia Corn: Southern Rust Infection Progressing Very Slowly

Georgia Corn: Southern Rust Infection Progressing Very Slowly

πŸ‘€By Dewey Lee, University of Georgia 🕔Jun 23, 2015

Since being confirmed in Mitchell County 2 weeks ago southern rust has spread very slowly, but has now been confirmed in Tifton County indicating it is still active.

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Kentucky: Herbicide Resistance, Tolerance Training Courses, June 23, 25

Kentucky: Herbicide Resistance, Tolerance Training Courses, June 23, 25

πŸ‘€By Colette Laurent, University of Kentucky 🕔May 20, 2015

The UK Extension Weed Science Group is conducting a Weed Science Training from 9 am – 3 pm. Two locations will be offered – June 23, 2015 at the UK Research and Education Center (Princeton, KY) and June 25, 2015

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Kentucky: Moth Captures Down, Time to Wait on Caterpillars

πŸ‘€By Doug Johnson, University of Kentucky 🕔Apr 27, 2015

Capture of Armyworm (AW) and Black cutworm (BCW) moths at the UK-REC in Princeton have dropped back to near normal levels. This is to be expected and indicates the end of the migrator flight into Kentucky from further south. For

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Kentucky Grains: Price Risk Management for 2015

πŸ‘€By Todd Davis, University of Kentucky 🕔Apr 15, 2015

The potential for farmers to lock-in substantial corn profits with a cash-forward contract has been limited so far this spring. Assuming the per bushel total variable cash costs plus per bushel cash rent for corn in Western Kentucky is $3.85/bushel,

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Kentucky Corn: Planting Date Isn’t Everything

πŸ‘€By Chad Lee, University of Kentucky 🕔Apr 8, 2015

For many producers, spring planting is late. While everyone is anxious to get a crop planted, corn yield may not be as tied to planting date as we think. In fact, planting into good soil conditions may be just as

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Kentucky: Liming Alternatives – Buyer Beware

πŸ‘€By Josh McGrath and Edwin Ritchey, University of Kentucky 🕔Apr 8, 2015

Over the past few months we’ve had farmers at each county agronomy meeting ask about liquid lime. After a little investigation we found out that what was being marketed as a liquid lime with neutralizing value was in fact calcium

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Kentucky: Winter Weather Effects on Insect Populations

πŸ‘€Doug Johnson, University of Kentucky Extension Entomologist 🕔Feb 26, 2015

The onset of colder than normal weather always brings up the question of how the cold will affect insect populations in the upcoming growing season. Though the answer to this question seems simple it is actually very complex. Certainly, temperature

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Kentucky Wheat: Assessing Freeze Damage

πŸ‘€By Carrie Knott, University of Kentucky 🕔Feb 20, 2015

Most of Kentucky is dealing with some sort of record: record low temperature, record snowfall amounts, record windchills. We hope our wheat crop is safe because the snowfall has provided much needed insulation. However many fields in western Kentucky had

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Kentucky: Corn Seeding Rates

πŸ‘€By Chad Lee, University of Kentucky Extension Professor 🕔Feb 12, 2015

Corn yields have steadily increased over time in part to increasing the seeding rates. Identifying the proper seeding rate is a balance between having enough plants to maximize yields with having too many plants to hurt yield in stressful conditions.

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