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: IPM Training School, Hopkinsville, March 6

🕔Feb 13, 2019The 2019 IPM Training School is scheduled for March 6 at the Christian County Extension Office, Hopkinsville. Seven UK specialists will be talking about weed control, pasture, cover crop, soil […]

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, […]

Glyphosate-Resistant Pigweed – 14 Years and Counting – DTN

🕔Feb 1, 2019It’s been 14 years since Stanley Culpepper confirmed the country’s first glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth population in some cotton fields in Macon County, Georgia. The University of Georgia Extension weed scientist had been seeing the […]

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 […]

Industrial Hemp was Popular Subject at American Farm Bureau Meeting – DTN

🕔Jan 17, 2019Hemp was a big deal at the American Farm Bureau Federation annual meeting. U.S. Rep. James Comer, R-Ky., who began advocating for industrial hemp while he was Kentucky’s agriculture secretary, […]

Soybeans: SCN Resistance is Increasing Even on Reliable Varieties – DTN

🕔Jan 10, 2019Think of soybean cyst nematode (SCN) like blood pressure. Doctors take blood pressure readings and based on the numbers, decide if and how to manage the problem.  Similarly, The SCN […]

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 […]

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