Monthly Archives: December 2016

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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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Christmas Tree Inhabitants May Wake-up

A number of arthropods live on Christmas trees while others may use them for winter shelter. Most are inactive or sluggish at outdoor temperatures but become active when their tree is brought indoors. The awakening can cause some alarm but

Posted in Household Pests

Revisions to Worker Protection Standards (WPS) Become Effective in 2017

The 1992 Worker Protection Standards established specific requirements for employers to follow in order to reduce the potential for worker exposure to pesticides. Revisions to these standards will go into effect January 2, 2017. They will give farm workers health

Posted in Pesticide Topics

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What’s Wrong with My Taxus (ID-52) Taxus (yew) is an evergreen shrub commonly found in Kentucky landscapes. Numerous conditions can cause these shrubs to exhibit yellowing and browning symptoms. Taxus troubles can be the result of diseases, insects, or adverse

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