This is a reminder that this year’s Integrated Pest Management School meeting will take place at the McCracken County Extension Office, Paducah on March 8. Virtual attendees can access the meeting through Zoom, virtual and in-person audiences require registration via Zoom. Onsite registration will be also available for in-person attendees.
Eight UK Extension specialists in diverse areas of field crops will speak in the morning session.
The topics include updates on pesticide certification and training, herbicide and fungicide resistance, corn and soybean diseases management, stink bugs and caterpillars in soybean, and soil analysis and recommendations.
In the afternoon, six horticulture specialists will talk about advanced concepts in fungicides, diseases in forest trees, root-knot nematode management in the field and protected crop productions, soil water monitoring, invasive insects, and wildlife management in Kentucky.
This event offers CEUs to pesticide applicators and certified consultant advisers for each session.
By Zenaida Viloria, Entomology Research Analyst