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ID-125
A Comprehensive Guide to Wheat Management in Kentucky
2/23/2016 (reprinted)

 UK Authors: Bill Bruening, J.D. Green, John
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, grain crops, small grains

The soft red winter wheat grown in Kentucky is the fourth most valuable cash crop in the state. Winter wheat has been an integral part of crop rotation for Kentucky farmers. Wheat is normally harvested in June in Kentucky and provides an important source of cash flow during the summer months.

1,500 printed copies | 72 pages | 36,662 words | 28 downloads | PDF: 6,500 kb



ID-234
Grain Sorghum (Milo) Production in Kentucky
2/8/2016 (new)

 UK Authors: Carl Bradley, Doug Johnson,
 Departments: Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Entomology,
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, grain crops, small grains

Grain sorghum can be used for a variety of purposes including animal feed, unleavened breads, cakes, wallboard, starch, dextrose, brooms, ethanol, high quality wax, and alcoholic beverages. Grain sorghum produced in Kentucky is most commonly used for animal feed and was first grown here in the 1920s. Although acreage in Kentucky has fluctuated considerably over the years, yields have generally exceeded the national average since the 1970s, indicating that grain sorghum is an option for producers interested in diversifying grain crop operations.

web only | 8 pages | 5,390 words | 36 downloads | PDF: 1,800 kb



ID-159
Corn and Soybean Production Calendar
12/16/2009 (reprinted)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, J.D. Green, Jim Herbek
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: corn, farm crops, grain crops,

The Corn and Soybean Production Calendar was developed to help producers prioritize and schedule work events in a timely fashion on the farm. Weather events and equipment breakdowns rarely follow an organized schedule. However, if other practices within the farming operation are prioritized, perhaps a producer can better address the emergencies that will occur.

2,000 printed copies | 12 pages | - | 24 downloads | PDF: 650 kb



ID-177
Comparing No-Till and Tilled Wheat in Kentucky
8/26/2009 (new)

 UK Authors: Dottie Call, Larry Grabau, John
 Departments: Entomology, Plant and Soil Sciences,
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, grain crops, small grains

Historically, wheat planting in Kentucky has involved tillage. With conventional tillage practices, most residues from the previous crop are cut and buried prior to seeding wheat. No-till wheat planting eliminates tillage and reduces soil erosion, particularly on sloping soils, as well as reducing labor, machinery, and energy costs.

1,000 printed copies | 10 pages | - | 9 downloads | PDF: 233 kb



AGR-195
Replanting Options for Corn
7/27/2007 (new)

 UK Authors: J.D. Green, Jim Herbek, Chad Lee
 Departments: Plant and Soil Sciences, Plant Pathology
 Series: Agronomy (AGR series)
 Tags: corn, farm crops, grain crops

Evaluating damaged corn stands and determining when to replant is often a difficult task. Survival, health, and expected yield of the current stand must be weighed against replanting costs, additional management, and expected yield of a replanted crop. The options are rarely clear-cut because damaged corn is rarely uniform throughout the field. The following information will help when making evaluations and management decisions.

1,000 printed copies | 6 pages | - | 17 downloads | PDF: 194 kb



AGR-172
Weed Management in Grass Pastures, Hayfields, and Other Farmstead Sites
6/30/2006 (minor revision)

 UK Authors: J.D. Green, Jim Martin, Bill Witt
 Departments: Plant and Soil Sciences
 Series: Agronomy (AGR series)
 Tags: cover and forage crops, farm crops, weeds

8,000 printed copies | 16 pages | - | 84 downloads | PDF: 310 kb



PR-464
Agronomy Research Report, 2002
6/30/2002 (new)

 UK Authors: Bill Bruening, Dottie Call,
 Departments: Plant and Soil Sciences
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags:

1,000 printed copies | 39 pages | - | 1 download | PDF: 322 kb



ID-139
A Comprehensive Guide to Corn Management in Kentucky
9/30/2001 (new)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Morris Bitzer, J.D.
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: corn, farm crops, grain crops,

The corn grown in Kentucky is used mainly for livestock feed and as a cash crop. As a cash crop sold from the farm, corn ranks third behind tobacco and soybeans but is the number one row crop in terms of acreage. Because the cost of producing an acre of corn is high and the value per bushel has declined in recent years, producers must manage and market their corn crop more carefully for adequate profits. The goal of this publication is to serve as a guide for corn production strategies that focus on efficient use of resources and provide the principles and practices for obtaining maximum, profitable corn yields.

7,500 printed copies | 64 pages | 37,214 words | 55 downloads | PDF: 639 kb



PR-432
Agronomy Research Report 2000
7/10/2000 (new)

 UK Authors: Richard Barnheisel, Morris Bitzer,
 Departments: Animal and Food Sciences, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags:

2,500 printed copies | 55 pages | - | 6 downloads | PDF: 550 kb



ID-136
No-Till Small Grain Production in Kentucky
5/1/2000 (new)

 UK Authors: John Grove, Jim Herbek, Don Hers
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, grain crops, small grains

5,000 printed copies | 11 pages | - | 20 downloads | PDF: 467 kb



AGR-78
Weed Control Recommendations for Kentucky Bluegrass and Tall Fescue Lawns and Recreational Turf
1/1/2000 (minor revision)

 UK Authors: J.D. Green, Jim Martin, A.J. Powe
 Departments: Plant and Soil Sciences
 Series: Agronomy (AGR series)
 Tags: cover and forage crops, farm crops, grasses

5,000 printed copies | 2 pages | - | 39 downloads | PDF: 144 kb



PR-402
1998 Agronomy Research Report
7/1/1998 (new)

 UK Authors: Richard Barnheisel, Mike Barrett,
 Departments: Animal and Food Sciences, Entomology, KTRDC
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags:

1,500 printed copies | 56 pages | - | 4 downloads | PDF: 403 kb



ID-125A
Kentucky Winter Wheat Calendar
9/1/1997 (reprinted)

 UK Authors: Morris Bitzer, J.D. Green, John
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, grain crops, small grains

2,000 printed copies | 2 pages | - | 14 downloads | PDF: 117 kb



ID-124
Factors to Consider in Bringing Idle Land Back to Production
4/1/1997 (new)

 UK Authors: Jim Herbek, Don Hershman, Debo
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Entomology,
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags:

5,000 printed copies | 12 pages | - | 23 downloads | PDF: 228 kb



IP-9
Food Safety Pesticide Residues in Grains, Vegetables, Fruits and Nuts
9/1/1992 (minor revision)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, John Hartman, Jim Ma
 Departments: Entomology, Plant and Soil Sciences,
 Series: Interprogram (IP series)
 Tags: farm crops, fruits and nuts, vegetables

300 printed copies | - | - | 4 downloads | HTML: 16 kb



AGR-139
Herbicide Persistence and Carryover in Kentucky
6/1/1989 (new)

 UK Authors: J.D. Green, Jim Martin
 Departments: Plant and Soil Sciences
 Series: Agronomy (AGR series)
 Tags:

10,000 printed copies | - | - | 8 downloads | HTML: 12 kb



AGR-12
Weeds of Kentucky Turf
3/1/1961 (new)

 UK Authors: J.W. Herron, Jim Martin, A.J. Po
 Departments: Plant and Soil Sciences
 Series: Agronomy (AGR series)
 Tags:

25,000 printed copies | 24 pages | - | 27 downloads | PDF: 2,192 kb