U. of Kentucky, Jim Beam Partner to Create James B. Beam Institute for Kentucky Spirits

🕔Apr 24, 2019Jim Beam Bourbon will donate $5 million to the University of Kentucky to establish the James B. Beam Institute for Kentucky Spirits. The institute will support a curriculum to educate […]

Webinar: 7 Habits for Effective Farmers, May 1

🕔Apr 12, 2019Direct farm marketers, value-added agriculture entrepreneurs and agritourism operators are invited to participate in a free “lunch and learn” webinar series starting in May. The series will include discussions related […]

Kentucky: Southern Rust Found July 18

🕔Jul 21, 2016Southern rust was observed in the University of Kentucky Hybrid Corn Performance Test in Webster County, KY on July 18, 2016.  The disease was observed by the keen eyes of […]

Kentucky Corn, Tobacco: University’s 2015 Field Day Set for July 30

🕔Jul 24, 2015The 2015 UK Corn, Soybean & Tobacco Field Day will be held Thursday, July 30th at the UK Research and Education Center in Princeton, KY. Registration will begin at 7:30 am (CDT) […]

Kentucky Wheat: Head Scab Minimal, Rust Widespread

🕔May 28, 2015Wheat that flowered May 10 or earlier has mostly escaped Fusarium head blight (A.K.A head scab). Infections take about 21 days to be fully expressed following infection, so it is […]

Kentucky Sorghum: No Sugarcane Aphids Yet, But What If…

🕔May 27, 2015Over the past two growing seasons a difficult new insect pest of grain sorghum has been found across the mid-south. This new pest is an aphid called the sugarcane aphid, […]

Kentucky: Course Offers Training on Resistant Weeds and New Herbicide Traits, June 23, 25

🕔May 21, 2015The UK Extension Weed Science Group is conducting a Weed Science Training from 9 am – 3 pm. Two locations will be offered – June 23, 2015 at the UK […]

Corn, Soybeans: Price Risk Management Alternatives

🕔May 19, 2015The potential for farmers to lock-in corn profits with a cash-forward contract has been limited since March. The cash corn price for October delivery has been working steadily lower since […]

Kentucky: Highlights From Small Grains Field Day

🕔May 18, 2015I attended the University of Kentucky small grains field day in Princeton, Kentucky this week.  There were 3 stops, with discussions focusing on canola, wheat, resistance management, UAV’s, and cover […]

Wheat: Efficacy of Fungicides, Timing Matters

🕔Apr 22, 2015The North Central Regional Committee on Management of Small Grain Diseases (NCERA-184) has developed the following information on fungicide efficacy for control of certain foliar diseases of wheat for use […]

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