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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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2021 IPM Training School

The 2021 IPM Training School-University of Kentucky will be livestreamed on March 10, 2021 via Zoom. The program will consist of a field crop session from 8:15 AM to 11:15 AM (CST) followed by a horticulture session in the afternoon

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Pollinator Art Contest for Kids

The Kentucky State Apiarist is coordinating an art contest for kids 5 to 18 years old. There are three different age divisions; 5 to 8, 9 to 11, and 12 to 18 years old and gift cards for 1st, 2nd,

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MO-KY Soybean Cyst Nematode Webinar Series Coming in February

Soybean cyst nematode (SCN) is the most damaging pathogen of soybean in Kentucky and across the U.S.  This pathogen can cause yield losses even though no above-ground symptoms may be apparent. A three-part webinar series conducted by Dr. Kaitlyn Bissonnette

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2021 IPM Training School

In anticipation of the continued gathering restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 IPM Training School will be livestreamed on March 10, 2021 via Zoom. The program will consist of a field crop session from 8:15 AM to 11:15

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Free Session on Fusarium Head Blight Management during the 2020 Scab Forum Held Online

The U.S. Wheat and Barley Scab Initiative will be hosting a free session on Fusarium head blight (FHB) management for wheat and barley during the 2020 Scab Forum, which will be head “virtually” online this year.  The FHB management session

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