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Kentucky, corn, irrigation, potential, increased, yields, drought
Kentucky study paves way for increased irrigation in the state
A disastrous 2012 growing season piqued many Kentucky farmers’ interest in irrigation for their operations, but there has been little information for them to go on until now.
Weather a blow to Kentucky row crops
This summer has been hot and dry for portions of western Kentucky, especially areas west of the Land Between the
Spider mites active in Kentucky soybeans
While much of central and eastern Kentucky have had ample amounts of rainfall this year, parts of western Kentucky are
Kentucky’s marginal land has great energy potential
A significant amount of marginal, abandoned and mined land exists throughout Kentucky and the Southeastern United States
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
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