University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

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CURRENT EDITION (Jan/Feb 2015) of IN THE FIELD WITH CAMILLE


 

IPM Training is Tuesday, March 24! The IPM Training canceled last week has been rescheduled for Tuesday, March 24.  This program will be held from 9 AM to 3 PM CDST at the University of Kentucky Research & Education Center at 1205 Hopkinsville Street in Princeton, Kentucky. Program topics include update on weed resistance and new herbicide technology, invasive insect pests, using biosolids, 2015 state apiarist report, and UAVs for scouting and monitoring crops.

The IPM Training is approved for 5.0 CEUs for CCAs (3.0 Integrated Pest Management, 1.0 Nutrient Management, and 1.0 Professional Development) and 3 pesticide education hours (2 general and 1 specific) for pesticide applicators in categories 1A, 4, 10, and 12.  For more information e-mail plucas@uky.edu or call (270) 365-7541 ext 218.


 

LEGAL NOTICE

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

In accordance with KRS 176.051, Kentucky’s noxious weed law, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will control noxious weeds on state-owned right of way at the request of the adjoining property owner. The noxious weeds named in this law are Johnsongrass, Giant foxtail, Canada thistle, Nodding thistle, Common teasel, Multiflora rose, Amur honeysuckle, Poison hemlock, Marestail, Japanese knotweed, and Kudzu. 

Persons who own property adjacent to state right of way and who are involved in eradication efforts on their property can submit a written application to the highway district office in their area.  Applications and addresses of each district office will be located at state highway garages.



Date to remember - RINSE & RETURN - August 18 from 10.00 am- 12.00 pm at Henderson County Road Department 5682 Airline Road Henderson - Aall jugs must be rinsed, lids and booklets removed or they will be rejected.


State Thistle Spraying Program

The state is looking for up to 7 farmers in Henderson County who have problems with thistle. This is a part of their noxious weed control program. Criteria is that farm cannot have been involved in this program fro the last three years.  For more information, please contact me at 270-826-8387 or drop me an email at camille.hayden@uky.edu



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Remember the Henderson County Conservation District has a ditcher and drill for use by Henderson County farmers.  Contact the Conservation District at 270-869-9193 OR Parrish Shop & Sales at 270-827-9937

Ag Links -  to newest updates

  • Current edition "Economic & Policy Update" - Click HERE
  • Current edition "Off the Hoof" newsletter for beef producers - click HERE!
  • Current edition "Forage News" - Click HERE
  • Current edition "Kentucky Pest News" - Click HERE
  • UK Grain Crops Blog
  • University of Kentucky Variety Trials - Click HERE
  • Soybean Rust Prediction Center - Click HERE
  • Chat 'n Chew - blog (Purdue University)

  • 2014 University of Kentucky Variety Trials - click HERE

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