Kentucky Sweet Sorghum: Section 18 for Approved for Sivanto Prime Apr 22, 2020

🕔Apr 22, 2020
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 […]

Hemp: EPA Approves Use of 10 New Pesticide Products Jan 8, 2020

🕔Jan 8, 2020
Last Month, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it has approved 10 pesticides for use on Hemp for the 2020 growing season. Nine of these products are biopesticides and […]

12 Elements of Good Pesticide Storage Oct 23, 2019

🕔Oct 23, 2019
With the outdoor growing season winding done, applicators are storing pesticides until next year. Storing these pesticides properly helps to protect your investment and protect other persons and environment. Because […]

Kentucky Hemp: Heligen Registered to Manage Corn Earworm Oct 3, 2019

🕔Oct 3, 2019
A naturally occurring baculovirus (Helicoverpa zea nucleopolyhedrovirus) with the commercial name of Heligen was registered in Kentucky under FIFRA Section 24(c) (Heligen 24c KY190041 SLN Acknowledgement Letter_20190925). This is a highly specific […]

Kentucky Hemp: Corn Earworm Outbreaks Sep 18, 2019

🕔Sep 18, 2019
Helicoverpa zea (formerly Heliothis zea) is an insect that affects many crops and is known with different common names, depending on the crop it affects: cotton bollworm, soybean podworm, tomato […]

Kentucky Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids Make an Appearance Jul 17, 2019

🕔Jul 17, 2019
The sugarcane aphid (SCA) was spotted in Kentucky last week in Fayette and Monroe Counties on sweet sorghum. This invasive pest can cause up to 100% crop loss if left […]

Kentucky Corn: Managing European Corn Borer on Non-GMO Crops Jun 20, 2019

🕔Jun 20, 2019
Many producers are growing non-GMO corn for niche markets, including distillery and food-grade uses.  Non-GMO corn is very susceptible to damage by European corn borer (ECB) and needs to be […]

Insecticide Seed Treatments and Pollinator Protection May 1, 2019

🕔May 1, 2019
Insecticide seed treatments are widespread as they are a relatively inexpensive method to manage some belowground and aboveground insect pests in row crops and some vegetables. Many insecticide seed treatments […]

Kentucky Sweet Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphid Numbers Low, Keep Monitoring Sep 19, 2018

🕔Sep 19, 2018
This season, sugarcane aphid was first spotted close to the same time as last year. Generally, populations were slow to build, but this year a number of growers were prepared […]

Kentucky Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids Found in Woodford County Jul 25, 2018

🕔Jul 25, 2018
Last week, the first sugarcane aphids (SCA) of the year for Kentucky were found in Woodford County on sweet sorghum.  While only 5% of the leaves in the field were […]

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