The 2019 IPM Training School is scheduled for March 6 at the Christian County Extension Office, Hopkinsville. Seven UK specialists will be talking about weed control, pasture, cover crop, soil nitrogen cycle, corn and soybean diseases, scouting techniques, and soybean pests as detailed in the program.
The number of approved continuing education units for pesticide applicators are: 3 general hours and 2 specific hours in categories 1A, 10 and 12. Certified crop advisers will receive 1 in nutrient management, 3 in integrated pest management, and 2 in crop management.
The Christian County Extension office is located at 2850 Pembroke Road in Hopkinsville. Directions to the office are available on the Christian County Extension webpage or by calling 270-886-6328.
For more information, contact
- Zenaida Viloria, firstname.lastname@example.org, 859-562-1336 or
- Ric Bessin, email@example.com, 859-257-7456
|9:00-10:00 AM||Weed control programs to maximize herbicide site of action rotation in 2019 Dr. Travis Legleiter, UK Weed Scientist|
|10:00-11:00 AM||An integrated approach to restoring pasture productivity Dr. Chris Teutsch, UK Forage Specialist|
|11:00-12:00 AM||Planting corn into cover crop ryeDr. Chad Lee, UK Director of Grain and Forage Center of Excellence|
|12:00-1:00 PM||Lunch Break|
|1:00-2:00 PM||Understanding and managing the soil nitrogen cycleDr. Joshua McGrath, UK Soil Specialist|
|2:00-3:00 PM||Soybean and corn disease update Ms. Brenda Kennedy, UK Plant Disease Diagnostician|
|3:00-3:30 PM||Scouting techniques for evaluation insect pest levelsDr. Ric Bessin, UK Entomologist|
|3:30-4:00 PM||Field and laboratory studies for management of bean leaf beetle and three cornered leafhopperDr. Raul Villanueva, UK Entomologist|