Kentucky Sorghum: Transform Granted Section 18 for Sugarcane Aphids

🕔Aug 25, 2015The 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 […]

Georgia Corn: Southern Rust Infection Progressing Very Slowly

🕔Jun 23, 2015Since 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.

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

🕔May 20, 2015The 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 […]

Kentucky: Moth Captures Down, Time to Wait on Caterpillars

🕔Apr 27, 2015Capture 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 […]

Kentucky Grains: Price Risk Management for 2015

🕔Apr 15, 2015The 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 […]

Kentucky Corn: Planting Date Isn’t Everything

🕔Apr 8, 2015For 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 […]

Kentucky: Liming Alternatives – Buyer Beware

🕔Apr 8, 2015Over 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 […]

Kentucky: Winter Weather Effects on Insect Populations

🕔Feb 26, 2015The 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 […]

Kentucky Wheat: Assessing Freeze Damage

🕔Feb 20, 2015Most 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 […]

Kentucky: Corn Seeding Rates

🕔Feb 12, 2015Corn 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 […]

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