UK IPM Field School is March 7

Japanese beetles on corn

PHOTO: Ric Bessin, UK extension entomologist
Lexington, Ky.

The 2018 Integrated Pest Management Field School is Wednesday, March 7, at the Christian County Cooperative Extension office in Hopkinsville.

Speakers include specialists with the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. They will speak on the following topics:

·         management of tough-to-control and herbicide resistant weeds in Kentucky

·         farm wildlife management

·         research update on entomological studies on row crops

·         fungicide fundamentals

·         improving communication between applicators and beekeepers

·         reviewing Kentucky’s IPM priorities

Program organizers have applied for continuing education units for pesticide applicators in categories 1, 10, 12 and 14.

Directions to the Christian County Extension office are available at http://christian.ca.uky.edu/content/directions or by calling 270-886-6328.

Contact: 

Ric Bessin, 859-257-7456

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