Monthly Archives: February 2018

Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers, 2018-19 (ID-36)

The latest version of the Extension publication, Vegetable Production for Commercial Growers (ID-36) is now available.  This comprehensive publication contains a wealth of information on commercial vegetable production and pest management, from variety selection to harvest and marketing considerations. Vegetable

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2018 UK IPM Training School on March 7

The 2018 Integrated Pest Management Field School will be held Wednesday, March 7, at the Christian County Cooperative Extension office in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. Speakers include specialists with the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. They will speak

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Watch For Blacklegged Ticks

Adult blacklegged ticks seek hosts from November through March. They are active whenever the temperature is above about 40oF. Females (Figure 1) take blood meals from a variety of hosts, including humans and companion animals. Blacklegged ticks have been noticeably

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National Pesticide Safety Education Month

The month of February is National Pesticide Safety Education Month and is an initiative of the National Stakeholder Team for Pesticide Safety Education Programs (PSEPs). This is the first year in which we recognize pesticide safety education programs with this

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Midwest Fruit Pest Management Guide 2018 (ID-232)

The Midwest Fruit Pest Management Guide 2018 was developed by the Midwest Fruit Workers Group, which includes University of Kentucky Extension specialists, as well as specialists from twelve other universities.  This publication combines two longtime annual guides that have become

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