Announcing the University of Kentucky 2020 Fall Crop Protection Webinar Series

The University of Kentucky has organized five webinars on field crop protection topics that will be hosted through the Southern Integrated Pest Management Center starting on November 10. These weekly webinars will cover topics such as new research on foliar corn disease management, sudden death syndrome and soybean cyst nematode management, updates on the brown marmorated stink bug, guidelines for choosing herbicide options and herbicide-tolerant crop traits, and recommendations for control of weeds like Palmer amaranth, waterhemp, marestail (horseweed), annual ryegrass, and Johnsongrass. Kentucky pesticide applicator credits and Certified Crop Advisor continuing education credits have been applied for.

Pre-registration for the meetings is required through the registration URL provided. Dates, speakers and presentation registration links are listed below:

Date: November 10, 2020

Speaker: Dr. Kiersten Wise

Title: New ways to manage old diseases in corn

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Date: November 17, 2020

Speaker: Dr. Carl Bradley

Title:  What lies beneath: management of sudden death syndrome and soybean cyst nematode

Registration URL

Date: December 1, 2020

Speaker: Dr. Raul T. Villanueva and Zenaida Viloria

Title: Geographic expansion of the brown marmorated stink bug in Kentucky

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Date: December 8, 2020

Speaker: Dr. JD Green

Title: Selecting the right herbicide tolerant crop traits and the right herbicides applied at the right time

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Date: December 15, 2020

Speaker: Dr. Travis Legleiter

Title: Tackling top 5 weeds of the Mid-South

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By Kiersten Wise and Carl Bradley, Plant Pathology Extension Specialists; Raul Villanueva, Entomology Extension Specialist; and JD Green and Travis Legleiter, Weed Science Extension Specialists



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