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2019 IPM Training School

The 2019 IPM Training School is scheduled for March 6 at the Christian County Extension Office, Hopkinsville. Seven UK specialists will be talking about weed control, pasture, cover crop, soil nitrogen cycle, corn and soybean diseases, scouting techniques, and soybean

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New Resource: Bramble Scout Website

The publication An IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of Brambles in Kentucky was first introduced in 2018 as an online/paper version. In order to improve access to this important scouting guide, a mobile website was developed. The Bramble Scout website

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USDA Releases the Update to the National Road Map for Integrated Pest Management

Last month, the USDA released the first update of the National Road Map for Integrated Pest Management (IPM) since 2013. This is the second update since its inception in 2003. The National Road Map helps to prioritize IPM research, technology

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New Resource: Solanaceous Crops Scouting Guide Website

The publication An IPM Scouting Guide for Common Pests of Solanaceous Crops in Kentucky was first introduced in 2011 as an online PDF/paper version. In order to improve access to this important scouting guide, the Veggie Scout website was developed.

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Introducing the KY Veggie Diseases Facebook Page

Kentucky Vegetable Diseases are now on Facebook. This page (Figure 1) provides information for homeowners, growers, and Extension agents about the catastrophic, weird, disgusting, and unique diseases that can impact Kentucky vegetables. Additional content will provide insights into field and

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2018 Spray Clinic Pre-Registration Open

The University of Kentucky Field School will be hosting a Spray Clinic on July 17 at the University of Kentucky Research and Education Center in Princeton, KY.  The spray clinic will feature in-field demonstrations and an interactive experience for clinic

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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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