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Kentucky wheat harvest complete
Warm, dry weather allowed Kentucky wheat growers to quickly wrap up the 2010 harvest. Overall, crop conditions were
Watch for poison hemlock in hay fields
Many farmers across Kentucky are making their first hay of the season. While making hay, it is important for growers
Late blight infecting Kentucky vegetables
Late blight was found on tomato plants in late May in northern Kentucky. Since then, the disease has shown up on
Kentucky researchers studying safer apple insecticides
Researchers at the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture are trying to find out if reduced-risk insecticides
ACRE meetings planned across Kentucky
With farmers facing a June 1 deadline to enroll in the Average Crop Revenue Election program, University of Kentucky
Kentucky schedules wheat field day May 18
With the 2009 outbreak of Fusarium head blight still fresh in many wheat growers' minds, University of Kentucky College
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
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