Ordering Seeds for Vegetable Gardens

Cool temperatures and the constant threat of snow may make it feel like spring couldn’t be further away, but planning for spring gardens begins during winter months when seeds are ordered. Looking through a seed catalog, store rack, or online

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New Resource: Apple Scout Website

The Extension publication, An IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of Apple in Kentucky, was first introduced in 2014 as an online/paper version. In order to improve access to this important scouting guide, a mobile website was developed. The Apple Scout

Posted in Fruit

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Stewart’s Wilt of Corn (PPFS-AG-C-04) Historically, Stewart’s wilt of corn has resulted in losses for corn producers; however, this disease now only occurs occasionally in Kentucky.  Nevertheless, when it does occur, it can limit yield directly through stand reductions and

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New Dicamba Products Receive Approval for Use on RR2Xtend Soybean

Two dicamba formulations, XtendiMaxTM (Monsanto) and EngeniaTM (BASF), received federal EPA approval in December for use with RoundupReady2Xtend soybean.  In addition to federal registration, a pesticide must also be registered and approved within a state before it can be sold. 

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Commercial Peach/Stone Fruit Spray Schedule Worksheet & Sample Spray Guide (PPFS-FR-T-23) Originally created in March 2016 as the Commercial Peach/Stone Fruit Spray Schedule Worksheet, this publication now includes a sample spray guide.  The worksheet was designed to assist commercial peach

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An IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of Strawberry in Kentucky (ID-238) Scouting and monitoring crops to determine potential problems before they result in serious economic loss is key to the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach. This IPM guide was

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Blackleg of Tobacco (PPFS-AG-T-04) Blackleg of tobacco, also referred to as bacterial soft rot, is one of the most serious problems likely to be encountered in the transplant production system.  Blackleg has the potential to destroy large numbers of plants

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