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      Corn, Soybeans: Spring Burndown Strategies When Herbicides in Short Supply Jan 25, 2022

      🕔Jan 25, 2022
      There is a lot of speculation about herbicide shortages for the 2022 growing season, and some products are apparently getting more expensive and/or scarce now. This will affect herbicide buying […]

      Chlorpyrifos Food-Use Tolerance Cancellation Imminent Jan 14, 2022

      🕔Jan 14, 2022
      Last August, the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) announced that all food tolerances for chlorpyrifos would be revoked. This will take effect on February 28, 2022.  After the tolerances are revoked, […]

      Kentucky Corn: Planning for 2022 Production Dec 8, 2021

      🕔Dec 8, 2021
      Farmers are looking at sticker shock for some supply inputs and dealing with uncertainty around the availability of some other inputs. The issues have many producers thinking about where costs […]

      Kentucky Wheat: Study Monitors Yield Response to Nitrogen Nov 24, 2021

      🕔Nov 24, 2021
      Recent fertilizer retail price surveys still show ongoing N fertilizer price increases, especially for urea ammonium nitrate (UAN) solutions, which are important fertilizer N sources for Kentucky wheat producers. The […]

      Kentucky Corn: How Do Cover Crops Affect Yield, Optimum N Rates in Rolling Cropland? Nov 12, 2021

      🕔Nov 12, 2021
      The rolling landscapes of Kentucky lead to a complex flow of water over and in the soil, contributing to spatial variability in soil resources and crop yield. Plant-available N is […]

      Pesticide Storage: Protect Others, the Environment, and Your Investment Nov 5, 2021

      🕔Nov 5, 2021
      Pesticides are not cheap and represent a significant investment for many agricultural producers and others who use pesticides regularly. Generally, most pesticides are intended to have a 2 to 3 […]

      Kentucky Soybeans: Difficulties in Diagnosing Diseases of Mature Plants Oct 21, 2021

      🕔Oct 21, 2021
      After soybean plants have matured in the field, many organisms begin to grow and colonize these plants.  Rainy weather often promotes growth of and colonization by these organisms. The longer […]

      Kentucky Soybeans: Seed Quality Issues Due to Fungal Infections Oct 21, 2021

      🕔Oct 21, 2021
      Although soybean yields have been pretty good this year so far, the seed quality of harvested soybeans has not been great in some fields.  Seed diseases have been prevalent in […]

      Kentucky Soybeans: Red Crown Rot Observed in State Sep 25, 2021

      🕔Sep 25, 2021
      Last week, signs and symptoms of red crown rot of soybean were observed in a few fields in Graves County, Kentucky by a local agronomist (Clint Gregory with Hutson Ag) […]

      Kentucky Corn: Tar Spot Confirmed in State Sep 25, 2021

      🕔Sep 25, 2021
      Tar spot on corn was confirmed by the University of Kentucky Plant Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (PDDL) in Princeton, Kentucky last week. Corn samples submitted by Curt Judy, Todd County Extension […]

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