Katie Pratt

Articles by Katie Pratt
Floods threaten Kentucky corn crop
As many of the state's rivers continue to rise, the state's corn and wheat producers are playing a waiting game with
Tobacco transplant diseases increase in Kentucky
Unseasonably warm weather followed by cool, damp conditions has led to an increase of tobacco diseases in float
Kentucky offering grazing schools
Due to the overwhelming interest from producers in this past fall's Kentucky Grazing School, specialists in the
Control volunteer corn early
While historically it has not been a concern for Kentucky grain crops producers, volunteer corn problems have increased
Kentucky scientists suspect new soybean pests
When the 2010 growing season begins, Ric Bessin and Doug Johnson, entomologists in the University of Kentucky College
Good records smooth lending process
While the economic crisis has not affected agriculture as much as other industries, tighter government regulations
Kentucky promoting grazing practices, concepts
Kentucky livestock producers can get hands-on field experience in grazing concepts, practices and techniques through
Biological wheat pest control studied
If not controlled, certain insects can decimate wheat yields, ultimately causing significant economic losses for
Kentucky IPM training school is March 3
New and timely topics in weed, disease and insect management are slated for the 2010 IPM Training School hosted by the
Kentucky researcher on ground floor of biofuels study
A turfgrass scientist in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture is part of a regional team of university
Winter is good time to upgrade farm equipment
With grain crop producers gearing up for another growing season, many are thinking about adding, replacing or upgrading
Switchgrass pelletized in Kentucky project
Round switchgrass pellets, resembling small pieces of wood, recently rolled off machines at Midwestern Biofuels in
Kentucky wheat meeting is Jan. 12
With head scab widespread in wheat harvested this past summer and wet weather delaying wheat planting and reducing
Monitor moisture in stored grain
Grain was harvested at higher moisture levels this past fall on many farms in Kentucky and neighboring states. With
Weigh grain dryer options carefully
During the 2009 harvest, many growers, especially those who relied on natural air drying, struggled to get their grain
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