Kentucky: Industrial Hemp – Cannabis Aphid Found in Greenhouses

🕔Feb 20, 2019The plant disease diagnostic lab at the University of Kentucky’s Research and Education Center in Princeton received a sample of industrial hemp (Cannabis sativa) in late January from a grower […]

Kentucky Wheat: Spraying for Aphids? Don’t Just Rely on the Calendar.

🕔Feb 6, 2019Insecticide spray programs for aphid management should follow integrated pest management practices instead of calendar-based programs. In Kentucky, the rest of the USA, and many other parts of the world, […]

Tennessee-Kentucky Tobacco Expo, Springfield, Feb. 5

🕔Jan 30, 2019The annual Tennessee-Kentucky Tobacco Expo is scheduled for Tuesday, February 5, 2019, at the Robertson County Fairgrounds Community Building in Springfield. The free event is hosted by University of Tennessee […]

Kentucky Pawpaws: Improving Production with Grafting

🕔Jan 3, 2019Kentucky State University researchers, through a grafting technique common in apple production, have been successful in producing higher-yielding, higher-quality fruit in pawpaws. The results help promote a low-input system to […]

Kentucky: Soybean Yield Contest Breaks State Record Despite Challenging Conditions

🕔Dec 28, 2018This year, Kentucky soybean producers have faced significant challenges. As of mid-December, there were still several thousands of acres of soybeans estimated to be in the field and not harvested. […]

Kentucky Soybeans: Drying Late-Harvested Crops? What You Should Know

🕔Dec 21, 2018Kentucky grain farmers are still struggling to finish harvesting soybeans in many parts of the state this year. Intermittent rain and/or snow have made for wet soils and poor field […]

Kentucky: 16 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Excessive Rain, Flooding

🕔Dec 10, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 16 Kentucky counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in who suffered losses caused by two separate disaster events may be eligible for U.S. Department […]

Kentucky: 4 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Floods

🕔Nov 29, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated four Kentucky counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Bourbon, Clark, Nicholas, and Powell counties who suffered losses caused by continuous rainfall, excessive moisture […]

Kentucky Soybeans: SCN Management Starts with Soil Sampling

🕔Nov 14, 2018The soybean cyst nematode (SCN) causes greater annual yield losses in Kentucky than any other pathogen of soybean.  The last time a formal survey was conducted by the University of […]

Kentucky Soybeans: Green Stem Syndrome – What Causes It?

🕔Nov 7, 2018Description of green stem syndrome in soybeans Green Stem Syndrome (GSS) is a condition where the stems of soybean plants remain green when the rest of the plant is senescing […]

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