As the rains fall, environmental conditions become favorable for leaf diseases of soybean. Currently, there are a couple of foliar diseases of soybean that can be observed in fields in […]
Kentucky Hemp: Managing Septoria Leaf Spot Jun 17, 2020
Hemp (Cannabis sativa) is grown both outdoors and in greenhouses. Outdoor-grown hemp is susceptible to infection by leaf spot fungi that affect other crops and nearby plants, especially during periods […]
Tobacco: Warmer Weather Speeds Up Planting Jun 5, 2020
Most of the flue-cured crop is in the ground, but wet conditions have delayed burley planting.
Kentucky Corn: Be on Lookout for Seedling Diseases May 20, 2020
Weather this spring has challenged corn farmers in Kentucky. Temperature swings and frequent rainfall have led to a wide range of corn growth stages, with some corn in early vegetative […]
Many wheat producers in the state have already sprayed a fungicide to help protect against Fusarium head blight (scab). However, some fields in the state were just nearing the beginning […]
In Georgia essentially all of the crop has been transplanted, while weather has been less favorable in the Carolinas.
Kentucky Soybeans: Planting Tips to Maximize Yields Apr 24, 2020
As full-season soybean planting gets underway in Kentucky, Carrie Knott, University of Kentucky grain crops specialist, offers Kentucky producers some advice to help them get the crop off to a […]
Once again, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved a Section 18 Emergency Exemption for Sivanto Prime use against sugarcane aphid on sweet sorghum in 2020. This is the fifth year […]
When wheat heads begin to flower, it is a critical time, as wheat becomes susceptible to infection by Fusarium graminearum, the causal agent of Fusarium head blight (FHB; also known as […]
Corn and soybean plants were emerged in many fields when freeze events occurred last week across Kentucky and the surrounding region. Farmers want to walk fields now and likely walked […]