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2018 IPM Training School March 7

The annual IPM Training School is next week. Because of the construction at the UK Research and Education Center (UKREC) in Princeton, we have moved the meeting to the Christian County Extension Office in Hopkinsville. Next year we will be

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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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Update to Commodity Assignments in UK’s Extension Plant Pathology Team

Extension agents and stakeholders, please note that the UK Extension Plant Pathology Team has shifted several major responsibilities.  Going forward, those Extension responsibilities that directly affect crop producers and affiliated professions are listed below. Paul Vincelli: Turfgrasses and forest trees

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Welcome Dr. Kiersten Wise to the University of Kentucky

Dr. Kiersten Wise is the Department of Plant Pathology’s newest addition to the faculty (Figure. 1).  She is an Extension Plant Pathologist with responsibilities in field crops and is based out of the University of Kentucky Research and Education Center

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New Resource: Strawberry Scout Website

The publication “An IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of Strawberry in Kentucky” was first introduced in 2016 as an online/paper version. In order to improve access to this important scouting guide, a mobile website was developed. The Strawberry Scout

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Welcome New Entomology Staff Member

Jessica Van Erden joined the Entomology Department as Staff Assistant in February. She graduated from Western Kentucky University in May 2010 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and a minor in Entrepreneurship. Prior to joining the Department of

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UK Wheat Production Field School: A Hands-on Training

The UK Wheat Science Group will offer hands-on training sessions on managing wheat in Kentucky.  The sessions will be held at UK Research and Education Center in Princeton (1205 Hopkinsville St) and are scheduled March 8 (Green-up) and April 26

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