Kentucky Soybeans: Response to Expected Cold Weather Apr 21, 2021

🕔Apr 21, 2021
The USDA NASS puts 4% of the soybean crop as planted by Monday of this week. Soybean that has emerged is at risk of being frozen off below the cotyledons. […]

Kentucky Corn: Expected Response to Cold Weather Apr 21, 2021

🕔Apr 21, 2021
The USDA reports that 24% of the corn in KY is planted and 1% has emerged. The cold weather in the forecast could cause problems on this corn. Corn that […]

Kentucky Soybeans: Time to Sample for Soybean Cyst Nematodes Apr 14, 2021

🕔Apr 14, 2021
The soybean cyst nematode (SCN) (Figure 1) causes greater annual yield losses in Kentucky than any other pathogen of soybean.  The last time a formal survey was conducted by the […]

Kentucky Hemp: Last Year’s Diseases Equal This Year’s Risks Apr 14, 2021

🕔Apr 14, 2021
Disease presence last year can indicate a risk for the same disease this year. Many pathogens overwinter on infected plant material or as pathogen survival structures. Poor sanitation practices can […]

Kentucky: Prevent Cutworm Damage to Cut Losses Apr 7, 2021

🕔Apr 7, 2021
Cutworms are cool-weather, early-season pests of many cultivated plants. Often before crops are even planted, the small instar cutworms may be feeding on winter-annual weeds in fields. When winter-annual weeds […]

Kentucky: Expanded Testing For Commercial Applicator Licenses Mar 17, 2021

🕔Mar 17, 2021
The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) has expanded the locations for persons to test for commercial and noncommercial applicator licenses. In addition to the Frankfort and Gilbertsville locations that have […]

Kentucky: Online IPM Training School, March 10 Feb 17, 2021

🕔Feb 17, 2021
The 2021 IPM Training School-University of Kentucky will be livestreamed on March 10, 2021 via Zoom. The program will consist of a field crop session from 8:15 AM to 11:15 AM (CST) followed by […]

Missouri-Kentucky Soybean Cyst Nematode Webinar Series Coming in Feb. Jan 27, 2021

🕔Jan 27, 2021
Soybean cyst nematode (SCN) is the most damaging pathogen of soybean in Kentucky and across the U.S.  This pathogen can cause yield losses even though no above-ground symptoms may be […]

Kentucky: Pesticide Training and Certification and Covid-19 Jan 20, 2021

🕔Jan 20, 2021
Applying pesticides safely and effectively takes training and experience. Applying pesticides improperly can result in risks to one’s health, to food safety, and to the environment. From a regulatory perspective, […]

Kentucky Corn: 2020 Yield Contest Results Jan 4, 2021

🕔Jan 4, 2021
The 2020 Kentucky Corn Contest posted excellent yields from across the Commonwealth. Some key points from the 2020 Kentucky Corn Contest include: The state winners for No-till and Tillage, non-irrigated, […]

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