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University of Kentucky 2022 Fall IPM Vegetable Field Day

Join University of Kentucky Extension Vegetable Specialists for an in-person and virtual field day on October 13, 2022 from 11 AM to 2 PM EST. Learn about the ongoing research at the Horticulture Research Farm and how the information gained

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New Grower Resource: Summer 2022 IPM Vegetable Virtual Field Day Video Series

The Summer 2022 IPM Vegetable Virtual Field Day was conducted on July 26, 2022. Sessions from this event were recorded and are now available online. These videos provide information for growers of all experience levels. This series includes presentations from

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EPA IPM Webinar: Excluding Pests from Schools

A first component of integrated pest management (IPM) is prevention. One of the tools available to prevent insects from becoming pests is the use of exclusion.  Pests know where to get into buildings – especially in gaps under doors and

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University of Kentucky 2022 Hemp Field Day & Pest ID Workshops

The 2022 Hemp Field Day and Pest ID Workshops will be held on September 8, 2022. Workshops will occur from 3 PM to 5 PM (Eastern Time) followed by the field day from 5 PM to-8 PM (Eastern Time) at

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University of Kentucky 2022 Virtual IPM Vegetable Field Day

Join University of Kentucky Extension Vegetable Specialists for a virtual field day on July 26, 2022 from 12 PM to 2 PM EST via Zoom live stream. Learn about the ongoing research at the Horticulture Research Farm and how the

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EPA IPM Webinar: Managing Common Indoor Pests: Cockroaches, Rodents and Fleas

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is hosting a free webinar for credit covering three of the most notorious household pests – cockroaches, rodents, and fleas. This webinar will be offered on May 24, 1 – 4:30 P.M. ET. Each of the

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Update of Operations for the University of Kentucky Plant Disease Diagnostic Lab in 2022

The Princeton Plant Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (PDDL), located at the University of Kentucky Research and Education Center (UKREC) was destroyed in the December tornado that damaged many areas in western Kentucky. Rebuilding the UKREC will take time. In addition, the

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EPA IPM Webinar: Destructive Tree Pests – Termites & Carpenter Ants

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is hosting a free webinar for credit on termites and carpenter ants. Termites and carpenter ants can damage the structural integrity of trees and homes. During this webinar, experts will explain how to inspect trees

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New Grower Resource: 2022 Commercial Vegetable Update Video Series

The 2022 Commercial Vegetable Update webinar was conducted on February 22, 2022. Sessions from this webinar were recorded and are now available online. These videos provide information for growers of all experience levels. The series includes presentations from specialists from

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New Commercial Growers Vegetable Alert Listserv

Commercial vegetable growers can subscribe to the Veggie Alert Listserv. This e-mail distribution list allows growers to receive the most up-to-date information and notifications from University of Kentucky specialists. To subscribe to the listserv, enter your name, county, and email

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2022 IPM Training School

The outreach programs of the UK Research and Education Center at Princeton are on schedule for 2022 in spite of the devastation of our facilities from the December 10, 2021 tornado. Our commitment to students, farmers, consultants, and all Kentucky

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Register now for “Scabinar”, a Free National Webinar on Fusarium Head Blight (Scab) of Small Grain Crops

A free national webinar event focusing on Fusarium head blight (also known as “scab”) of small grain crops, known as “Scabinar”, will be held on March 15, 2022 at 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST (11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

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New Grower Resource: Tomato High Tunnel Production Video Series

The Tomato High Tunnel Production webinar was conducted on January 13, 2022. Sessions from this webinar were recorded and are now available online. These videos provide information for growers at all experience levels. This series includes presentations from specialists from

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Schedule for the University of Kentucky 2021 Fall Crop Protection Webinar Series Released

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 11. These weekly webinars will cover topics such as new research on foliar

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Soybean Disease Webinars to Watch This Spring

Several Crop Protection Network (CPN) Webinars are scheduled for this spring to discuss important soybean disease issues. Martin Chilvers (Michigan State University Associate Professor of Plant Pathology), Carl Bradley (University of Kentucky Extension Professor of Plant Pathology), and Trey Price

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