Livestock: R-CALF Beef Checkoff Case to Continue – DTN Oct 1, 2021

🕔Oct 1, 2021
A lawsuit against USDA challenging the Beef Checkoff program will be allowed to continue after a federal court on Wednesday denied the agency’s motion to dismiss. Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund, […]

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 […]

Kentucky: Soybean Cyst Nematode Management Starts with Fall, Spring Soil Sampling Sep 16, 2021

🕔Sep 16, 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 […]

Tobacco: Harvest Hits Stride in Burley Country Aug 31, 2021

🕔Aug 31, 2021
After weather delays caused by too much rain, harvest is finally beginning in earnest in Kentucky.

Kentucky Double-Crop Soybeans: Abrupt Appearance of Fall Armyworms Aug 4, 2021

🕔Aug 4, 2021
The larval stage of the fall armyworm (FAW), Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) is a voracious defoliator of many plant species. The FAW is a native pest of the New World; however, it […]

Corn: Which States Have the Best Crop Conditions? – DTN Jul 29, 2021

🕔Jul 29, 2021
Though the national corn crop condition rating was slightly downgraded by USDA in its latest weekly Crop Progress report on Monday, several states turned in very high good-to-excellent ratings. Overall […]

Kentucky Corn: Managing Southern Rust Jul 15, 2021

🕔Jul 15, 2021
Southern rust of corn, caused by the fungus Puccinia polysora, was confirmed in Kentucky on July 12, in Union County. The disease was at very low incidence and severity; however with […]

Kentucky Soybeans: Foliar Fungicide Considerations Jul 15, 2021

🕔Jul 15, 2021
As soybean fields in Kentucky approach the R3 (beginning pod) developmental stage, it generally is a time to consider an application of a foliar fungicide to protect against foliar diseases.  […]

Dakota Access Pipeline Lawsuit Dismissed – DTN Jun 24, 2021

🕔Jun 24, 2021
A federal judge dismissed an ongoing lawsuit against the Dakota Access pipeline on Tuesday, leaving open the possibility for future litigation as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues an […]

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