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EPA Seeking Nominations for Rural Stakeholder Advisory Committee

The EPA is seeking nominations of persons willing to serve on the Farm Ranch and Rural Communities Federal Advisory Committee. This committee enables the EPA to build a relationship with agricultural stakeholders and rural communities to ensure the agency is

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New Resource: Grape Scout Website

The publication “An IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of Grape in Kentucky” was first introduced in 2019 as an online/paper version. In order to improve access to this important scouting guide, a mobile website was developed. The Grape Scout

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Welcome Dr. Jonathan Larson to UK Extension Entomology

Our new Extension entomologist, Dr. Jonathan Larson, began work on August 1 in the Entomology Department at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. Jonathan replaces Lee Townsend, who retired at the end of 2018.  His responsibilities will include Extension programs and applied

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UK Weed Science 2019 Palmer Amaranth Field Day

The University of Kentucky Weed Science program will be hosting a field day in Fulton County, Kentucky with a focus on the management of Palmer amaranth.  The field day will be held on July 16, 2019 from 9:30 AM to

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New Resource: Cucurbit Crops Scouting Guide Website

The publication An IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of Cucurbit Crops in Kentucky was first introduced in 2009 as an online PDF/paper version. In order to improve access to this important scouting guide, the Veggie Scout website was developed. The

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UK Weed Science to Host a Pair of Field Days at UKREC in Princeton

The University of Kentucky Weed Science Program will be hosting two field days at the UK Research and Educatoin Center (UKREC) in Princeton, Kentucky in 2019.  The Pest Management Field Day will be held on July 2, 2019 and the

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University of Kentucky Vegetable IPM Hotline

Extension specialists at the University of Kentucky have introduced a new resource for vegetable producers, the Vegetable IPM Hotline (Figure 1). Each Tuesday, a new message will be available that provides information on vegetable crops, chemical updates, and information about

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