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PR-755
2017 Nursery and Landscape Research Report
1/18/2019 (new)

 UK Authors: Win Dunwell, Bill Fountain, Bo
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Entomology, Horti
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags:

The UK Nursery and Landscape Program coordinates the efforts of faculty, staff, and students in several departments within the College of Agriculture tor the benefit of the Kentucky nursery and landscape industry.

web only | 38 pages | 17,092 words | 6 downloads | PDF: 9,300 kb



4NB-01LO
4-H Bee Ambassador Program
1/8/2019 (new)

 UK Authors: Blake Newton, Ashley Osborne
 Departments: Ag Programs, Entomology
 Series: 4-H Insects (4NB series)
 Tags:

The 4-H Bee Ambassador Program addresses key concepts related to bees, pollination, beekeeping, and honey. Kentucky 4-H agents, assistants, and volunteer leaders are encouraged to incorporate lessons and activities related to bees and honey in their clubs, school enrichment programs, and community outreach events. Twelve lessons are included in this guide, each are geared towards youth ages 9 to 18 years old.

web only | 80 pages | - | 8 downloads | PDF: 4,620 kb



PR-757
2018 Fruit and Vegetable Research Report
12/13/2018 (new)

 UK Authors: Doug Archbold, Ric Bessin,
 Departments: Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags: farm crops, fruits and nuts, research,

Fruit and vegetable production continues to show sustained growth in Kentucky. As the industry grows around a diverse collec-tion of marketing tactics (wholesale, farmers markets, CSAs, and direct to restaurants) as well as various production systems, there continues to be a need for applied practical information to support the industry.

900 printed copies | 44 pages | - | 17 downloads | PDF: 6,838 kb



ID-160
Burley and Dark Tobacco Production Guide, 2019-2020
12/4/2018 (major revision)

 UK Authors: Andy Bailey, Ric Bessin, Lowell
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, tobacco

Under ideal conditions, growing a good crop of tobacco is relatively easy, but when conditions are challenging it takes good management skills and attention to detail to make tobacco a profitable crop. This publication is designed to provide the good manager with the latest information for the production of high yielding, good quality tobacco.

6,000 printed copies | 84 pages | 68,090 words | 198 downloads | PDF: 4,150 kb



ID-235
An IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of High Tunnel and Greenhouse Vegetable Crops in Kentucky
10/17/2018 (major revision)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Cheryl Kaiser, Jo
 Departments: Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags:

Scouting and monitoring diseases, insects, weeds, and abiotic disorders in order to identify potential problems before they result in serious losses is essential to the IPM approach. The key to effective monitoring is accurate identification. The pictures included in this guide represent the more common abiotic and biotic problems that occur on vegetable crops grown in high tunnel and greenhouse structures in Kentucky. This manual is not all-inclusive, and growers may encounter problems not included here. Please contact a local Cooperative Extension Service office for assistance.

2,500 printed copies | 28 pages | 5,200 words | 76 downloads | PDF: 1,938 kb



PR-741
2012 Nursery and Landscape Research Report
10/11/2018 (new)

 UK Authors: Paul Bachi, Julie Beale, Jenni
 Departments: Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags: nursery and landscape, research

The 2012 Nursery and Landscape Research Report includes research in the areas of production and economics, ecology, and pest control.

web only | 20 pages | 6,922 words | 5 downloads | PDF: 2,232 kb



ID-251
An IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of Brambles in Kentucky
9/13/2018 (new)

 UK Authors: Daniel Becker, Ric Bessin, C
 Departments: Entomology, Forestry and Natural Resources,
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, fruits and nuts, insect pests, <

Long before the term "sustainable" became a household word, farmers were implementing sustainable practices in the form of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) strategies. IPM uses a combination of biological, cultural, physical, and chemical methods to reduce and/or manage pathogen and pest populations. These strategies are used to minimize environmental risks, economic costs, and health hazards. Pathogens and pests are managed (although rarely eliminated entirely) to reduce their negative impact on the crop. Scouting and monitoring for diseases, insects, weeds, and abiotic disorders helps identify potential problems before serious losses result. This is essential to the IPM approach. The key to effective monitoring is accurate identification. The images included in this guide represent the more common abiotic and biotic problems that occur in Kentucky blackberry and raspberry plantings.

2,500 printed copies | 32 pages | 6,827 words | 33 downloads | PDF: 2,500 kb



ID-249
A Comprehensive Guide to Soybean Management in Kentucky
6/7/2018 (new)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Carl Bradley, J.D. G
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, grain crops, soybeans

This publication provides information on soybean growth and development, principles of variety selection, and management practices to maximize soybean profitability in Kentucky.

2,500 printed copies | 84 pages | 44,074 words | 34 downloads | PDF: 38,987 kb



ENT-68
Insects: Kentucky Master Gardener Manual Chapter 8
1/29/2018 (minor revision)

 UK Authors: Lee Townsend
 Departments: Entomology
 Series: Entomology (ENT series)
 Tags: insects

Insects, spiders, mites, etc. are among the oldest and most numerous animals on Earth. Some species, like the house fly, occur in every county of the state, while others live in very specific areas, such as a western Kentucky wetland or an eastern Kentucky mountain meadow. Like it or not, insects have a major impact on our lives, health, and environment. Learning more about them can increase your enjoyment of nature and help you to manage problem species more effectively.

web only | 12 pages | 5,421 words | 41 downloads | PDF: 1,382 kb



ENT-70
Pesticides and Pesticide Safety: Kentucky Master Gardener Manual Chapter 10
1/23/2018 (minor revision)

 UK Authors: Lee Townsend
 Departments: Entomology
 Series: Entomology (ENT series)
 Tags: garden and landscape, insect pests

"Pest" is not a biological term for an organism's environmental role as are the words plant, herbivore, predator, and scavenger. It is a term for an organism that is either causing damage or is somewhere where it's not wanted. Pests can include plants, insects and their relatives, and microorganisms that cause plant diseases. Often, pests are a problem because we use cultural practices or create conditions favoring organisms that they feed on, compete with, or infect the desirable species.

web only | 10 pages | 5,153 words | 36 downloads | PDF: 310 kb



ID-36
Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers, 2018-19
12/11/2017 (major revision)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Emily Pfeufer, Joh
 Departments: Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, vegetables

Successful vegetable production generally requires the grower to make daily decisions regarding pest management, irrigation, and cultural practices. The most widely commercially-grown vegetables in Kentucky are included in this publication.

3,000 printed copies | 140 pages | 109,401 words | 108 downloads | PDF: 1,500 kb



IP-73
Living Along a Kentucky Stream
11/8/2017 (minor revision)

 UK Authors:
 Departments:
 Series: Interprogram (IP series)
 Tags:

Guidelines for maintaining a healthy stream and understanding stream stewardship.

1,000 printed copies | 12 pages | 2,565 words | 76 downloads | PDF: 6,831 kb



SR-111
Economic Analysis of the University of Kentucky Community Supported Agriculture Organic Vegetable Production System
7/12/2017 (new)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Carl Dillon, Ti
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Entomology, Horti
 Series: Special Report (SR series)
 Tags: farm crops, organic production, research,

Farms marketing through a vegetable CSA are complex businesses facing many operational and economic challenges. To be economically viable, CSA farms must achieve the appropriate match of crops, equipment, and labor with farm size and number of CSA members. A diverse array of vegetable crops are typically grown with unique requirements for crop production, pest management, harvest, and post-harvest handling. An extensive suite of skills, tools, and equipment are required to produce these crops efficiently, and mechanization becomes critical as the number of acres in production increases.

200 printed copies | 28 pages | 8,907 words | 21 downloads | PDF: 6,500 kb



ID-181
Manejo Integrado de Plagas
6/15/2017 (reprinted)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin
 Departments: Entomology
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags:

La sociedad moderna demanda alimentos variados y de buena calidad, esto implica un reto para los agricultores de frutas, hortalizas y granos, ya que deben producir lo suficiente para obtener ganancias y al mismo tiempo, evitar la contaminacion del producto requerido por la poblacion. El Manejo Integrado de Plagas, es una herramienta importante en el manejo de los cultivos, ya que propone alternativas de control que no se limitan unicamente al uso de pesticidas, sino tambien, a tomar ventaja de los recursos existentes en el campo, tales como, organismos beneficos, plantas florales, biologia de la plaga, rotacion de cultivos, labores culturales apropiadas y otros mas que permiten manejar con perspectiva ambiental los problemas encontrados.

1,500 printed copies | 20 pages | 9,096 words | 32 downloads | PDF: 651 kb



ID-241
After Your Ash Has Died: Making an Informed Decision on What to Replant
12/22/2016 (new)

 UK Authors: Ellen Crocker, Bill Fountain,
 Departments: Entomology, Forestry and Natural Resources,
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags:

Unfortunately the emerald ash borer is only the latest in a series of invasive pests that have recently decimated our trees. Here, we provide basic information on the death of our ash trees and what types of species are less likely to be impacted by invasive insects and diseases in the future.

web only | 5 pages | 4,224 words | 53 downloads | PDF: 247 kb



PR-721
2016 Fruit and Vegetable Research Report
12/13/2016 (new)

 UK Authors: Doug Archbold, Ric Bessin,
 Departments: County Extension, Entomology, F
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags: farm crops, fruits and nuts, research,

Fruit and vegetable production continues to show sustained growth in Kentucky. As the industry grows around a diverse collection of marketing tactics (wholesale, farmers markets, CSAs, and direct to restaurants) as well as various production systems, there continues to be a need for applied practical information to support the industry.

1,000 printed copies | 40 pages | 20,554 words | 55 downloads | PDF: 2,804 kb



ID-238
An IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of Strawberry in Kentucky
11/17/2016 (new)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Cheryl Kaiser,
 Departments: Entomology, Forestry and Natural Resources,
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: plant diseases

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) uses a combination of biological, cultural, physical, and chemical methods to reduce and/or manage pest populations. These strategies are used to minimize environmental risks, economic costs, and health hazards. Pests are managed (although rarely eliminated entirely) to reduce their negative impact on the crop. Scouting and monitoring diseases, insects, weeds, and abiotic disorders helps identify potential problems before serious losses result. This is essential to the IPM approach. The key to effective monitoring is accurate identification. The pictures included in this guide represent the more common abiotic and biotic problems that occur in Kentucky strawberry plantings.

1,600 printed copies | 28 pages | 6,288 words | 41 downloads | PDF: 10,025 kb



PR-641
2011 Nursery and Landscape Research Report
8/30/2016 (new)

 UK Authors: Sharon Bale, Win Dunwell, Rick
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags:

The UK Nursery and Landscape Program coordinates the efforts of faculty, staff, and students in several departments within the College of Agriculture tor the benefit of the Kentucky nursery and landscape industry.

web only | 32 pages | 14,698 words | 32 downloads | PDF: 7,642 kb



PPFS-FR-S-25
Backyard Berry Disease and Disease Management Using Cultural Practices (with Low Spray, No Spray and Organic Options)
6/1/2016 (new)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Kimberly Leonberger,
 Departments: Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
 Series: Small Fruit Disease: Plant Pathology Factsheet (PPFS-FR-S series)
 Tags: farm crops, fruits and nuts, organic produ

Backyard berry (blueberry, raspberry, blackberry, and strawberry) production requires a proactive approach to disease, insect, and weed management. Preventative practices are recommended to minimize inputs. While intensive culture may result in the highest quality fruit, reduced inputs can result in acceptable fruit with minor crop losses or aesthetic maladies. This guide focuses on preventative cultural practices with options of low-input pesticide applications. Refer to the homeowner fruit spray guide (ID-21) for a more complete pesticide spray schedule.

web only | 4 pages | 1,260 words | 40 downloads | PDF: 1,037 kb



PPFS-FR-S-24
Backyard Grape Disease and Pest Management Using Cultural Practices (with Low Spray, No Spray and Organic Options)
6/1/2016 (new)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Kimberly Leonberger,
 Departments: Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
 Series: Small Fruit Disease: Plant Pathology Factsheet (PPFS-FR-S series)
 Tags: farm crops, fruits and nuts, organic produ

Backyard grape production requires a proactive approach to disease, insect, and weed management. Preventative practices are recommended to minimize inputs. While intensive culture may result in the highest quality fruit, reduced inputs can result in acceptable fruit with minor crop losses or aesthetic maladies. This guide focuses on preventative cultural practices with options of low-input pesticide applications. Refer to the homeowner fruit spray guide (ID-21) for a more complete pesticide spray schedule.

web only | 4 pages | 1,263 words | 24 downloads | PDF: 1,213 kb



PPFS-FR-T-22
Backyard Stone Fruit Disease and Pest Management Using Cultural Practices (with Low Spray, No Spray and Organic Options)
6/1/2016 (new)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Kimberly Leonberger,
 Departments: Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
 Series: Tree Fruit Disease: Plant Pathology Factsheet (PPFS-FR-T series)
 Tags: farm crops, fruits and nuts, organic produ

Backyard stone fruit (peach, nectarine, plum, and cherry) production requires a proactive approach to disease, insect, and weed management. Preventative practices are recommended to minimize inputs. This guide focuses on preventative cultural practices with options of low-input pesticide applications. Refer to the homeowner fruit spray guide (ID-21) for a more complete pesticide spray schedule.

web only | 4 pages | 1,234 words | 22 downloads | PDF: 890 kb



PPFS-FR-T-21
Backyard Apple Disease and Pest Management Using Cultural Practices (with Low Spray, No Spray and Organic Options)
6/1/2016 (new)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Kimberly Leonberger,
 Departments: Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
 Series: Tree Fruit Disease: Plant Pathology Factsheet (PPFS-FR-T series)
 Tags: farm crops, fruits and nuts, organic produ

Backyard apple production requires a proactive approach to disease, insect, and weed management. Preventative practices are recommended to minimize inputs. While intensive culture may result in the highest quality fruit, reduced inputs can result in acceptable fruit with minor crop losses or aesthetic maladies. This guide focuses on preventative cultural practices with options of low-input pesticide applications. Refer to the homeowner fruit spray guide (ID-21) for a more complete pesticide spray schedule.

web only | 4 pages | 1,311 words | 37 downloads | PDF: 1,013 kb



PPFS-FR-S-23
Simplified Backyard Grape Spray Guide
4/1/2016 (reviewed)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, John Strang,
 Departments: Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
 Series: Small Fruit Disease: Plant Pathology Factsheet (PPFS-FR-S series)
 Tags: farm crops, fruits and nuts, plant diseases

A simplified backyard grape spray guide (table).

web only | 1 pages | 323 words | 21 downloads | PDF: 351 kb



PPFS-FR-T-20
Simplified Backyard Peach and Stone Fruit Spray Guide
4/1/2016 (reviewed)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, John Strang,
 Departments: Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
 Series: Tree Fruit Disease: Plant Pathology Factsheet (PPFS-FR-T series)
 Tags: farm crops, fruits and nuts, plant diseases

Peach, nectarine, apricot, plum, and cherry are all stone fruits. Production of these tree fruits requires pest and disease management programs for quality fruit. Home orchards are no different. Homeowners, however, are generally more tolerant of aesthetic maladies or minor crop losses than commercial orchardists. Thus, homeowners may choose to limit numbers of insecticide and fungicide sprays. Disease resistant cultivars are the preferred method for reducing spray inputs.

web only | 2 pages | 472 words | 25 downloads | PDF: 672 kb



PPFS-FR-T-18
Simplified Backyard Apple Spray Guides
4/1/2016 (reviewed)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, John Strang,
 Departments: County Extension, Entomology, Horticulture,
 Series: Tree Fruit Disease: Plant Pathology Factsheet (PPFS-FR-T series)
 Tags: farm crops, fruits and nuts, plant diseases

Apple production requires pest and disease management programs for quality fruit. Home orchards are no different. Homeowners, however, are generally more tolerant of aesthetic maladies or minor crop losses than commercial orchardists. Thus, homeowners may choose to limit numbers of insecticide and fungicide sprays.

web only | 4 pages | 1,284 words | 35 downloads | PDF: 626 kb



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 | 25 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-91s
Guia de Monitoreo de MIP para Plagas Comunes de los Cultivos Cucurbitaceos en Kentucky
7/15/2015 (new)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Tim Coolong, Chery
 Departments: Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: plant diseases

Esta guia cubre los problemas abioticos y bioticos mas comunes que ocurren en cucurbitaceas (Familia Curcubitaceae) en Kentucky. Este grupo de plantas, al que tambien se refiere como enredaderas trepadoras, incluye al pepino, melon (cantalope), sandia, melones especiales, calabazas (o zapallos), calabacines, y cogordas (conocidas tambien como calabazas de peregrino, ayotes, jicaras, o porongos [gourds en ingles]).

2,500 printed copies | 24 pages | 8,426 words | 35 downloads | PDF: 1,743 kb



ID-228
Aquatic Macroinvertebrates: Biological Indicators of Stream Health
5/12/2015 (new)

 UK Authors: Carmen Agouridis, Blake Newton,
 Departments: Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Entomology
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags:

Streams are an important part of the landscape. Streams transport water, sediment and energy; provide habitat for aquatic life and support terrestrial life; provide a place for recreation; and in many cases serve as a water supply. The health of streams---or their ability to perform these important functions---is dependent on the conditions of the watersheds which they drain. Changes in land use within a watershed can affect a stream's health.

web only | 5 pages | 1,962 words | 49 downloads | PDF: 4,800 kb



ID-227
An IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of Legume Vegetables in Kentucky
1/30/2015 (new)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Shubin Saha,
 Departments: Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, plant diseases, vegetables

Long before the term "sustainable" became a household word, farmers were implementing sustainable practices in the form of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) strategies. IPM uses a combination of biological, cultural, physical, and chemical methods to reduce and/or manage pest populations. These strategies are used to minimize environmental risks, economic costs, and health hazards. Pests are "managed" (but rarely eliminated entirely) to reduce their negative impact on the crop. Scouting and monitoring diseases, insects, weeds, and abiotic disorders in order to identify potential problems before they result in serious losses is essential to the IPM approach. Proper identification is essential to determining the proper course of action. The pictures included in this guide represent some common pests or problems that growers may encounter during bean and pea production in Kentucky. This manual is not all-inclusive, and growers may encounter a problem that is not included here. Please contact your county Extension service for assistance.

1,500 printed copies | 32 pages | 6,479 words | 43 downloads | PDF: 33,000 kb



ID-172s
Guia de Monitoreo de MIP para Plagas Comunes de los Cultivos de Solanaceas on Kentucky
7/9/2014 (new)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Tim Coolong, Kenny
 Departments: Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, vegetables

La identificacion correcta de los patogenos y de insectos plagas, asi como los trastornos nutricionales y fisiologicos e incluso derivas de herbicidas es esencial para determinar el curso apropiado de accion. Las imagenes incluidas en esta guia representan algunas plagas o problemas comunes que los agricultores pueden encontrar cuando se producen cultivos de solanaceas (tomates, pimientos, berenjena y papas) en Kentucky.

1,500 printed copies | 32 pages | 7,500 words | 33 downloads | PDF: 5,600 kb



ID-184
An IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of Sweet Corn in Kentucky
6/3/2014 (reprinted)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Tim Coolong, Terry J
 Departments: Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, plant diseases, vegetables

In terms of acreage, sweet corn is the largest commercial vegetable crop grown in Kentucky. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) programs have played an important role in its production and have enabled growers to improve quality and minimize input costs. IPM uses a combination of biological, cultural, physical, and chemical methods to reduce and/or manage pest populations. These strategies are employed in such a way as to minimize environmental risks, economic costs, and health hazards. Pests are "managed" but not necessarily eliminated in order to reduce their negative impact on the crop.

4,000 printed copies | 16 pages | 5,437 words | 26 downloads | PDF: 1,054 kb



ID-219
An IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of Apple in Kentucky
5/7/2014 (new)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Cheryl Kaiser, Joh
 Departments: Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, fruits and nuts, plant diseases

The National Integrated Pest Management Network defines IPM as "a sustainable approach to managing pests by combining biological, cultural, physical and chemical tools in a way that minimizes economic, health, and environmental risks." One of the key components of IPM is to continually scout and monitor crops to identify problems before they result in significant economic losses. Proper identification of pathogens and insect pests as well as nutritional and physiologic disorders and even herbicide drift is essential to determining the proper course of action. The pictures included in this guide represent some common pests or problems that growers may encounter during apple production in Kentucky.

3,000 printed copies | 20 pages | 5,056 words | 44 downloads | PDF: 2,600 kb



ID-21
Disease and Insect Control Program for Home Grown Fruit in Kentucky
4/29/2014 (reprinted)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Rick Durham, John St
 Departments: Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, fruits and nuts

Many homeowners in Kentucky grow a variety of fruits in their garden and are rewarded for their effort. One distinct advantage homeowners have over commercial orchardists is the diverse ecosystem of the home landscape (vegetable gardens, flower and fruit plantings intermixed with turf and landscape plants). Diversity often reduces the spread of insect and disease organisms and tends to keep their populations at lower, more manageable levels.

1,000 printed copies | 20 pages | 10,516 words | 133 downloads | PDF: 1,000 kb



PPFS-VG-11
Bacterial Wilt of Cucurbits
4/1/2014 (new)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Kenny Seebold
 Departments: Entomology, Plant Pathology
 Series: Vegetable Disease: Plant Pathology Factsheet (PPFS-VG series)
 Tags: farm crops, plant diseases, vegetables

Bacterial wilt is a common, often destructive, disease of cucurbits. This disease can cause nearly complete losses of a planting before the first harvest. Bacterial wilt primarily affects cucumber and muskmelon (cantaloupe). While squash and pumpkin are also susceptible, the damage to these hosts is usually less severe.

web only | 3 pages | 1,044 words | 3 downloads | PDF: 575 kb



PPFS-VG-11-QF
Bacterial Wilt of Cucurbits Quick Facts
4/1/2014 (new)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Steve Osborne, K
 Departments: County Extension, Entomology, Plant Patholog
 Series: Vegetable Disease: Plant Pathology Factsheet (PPFS-VG series)
 Tags: farm crops, plant diseases, vegetables

Highlights from the publication Bacterial Wilt of Cucurbits, PPFS-VG-11.

web only | 2 pages | 300 words | 3 downloads | PDF: 786 kb



HO-110
Sustainable Production Systems: Principles and Approaches for Optimizing Efficiency in Nursery and Landscape Businesses
3/14/2014 (new)

 UK Authors: Dewayne Ingram, Sarah Vanek
 Departments: Horticulture
 Series: Horticulture (HO series)
 Tags: farm crops, fruits and nuts, sustai

Publications in the Sustainable Production Systems series discuss ways of pursuing sustainability in nursery production systems. Sustainable businesses are those that yield acceptable returns on investments, conserve natural resources, make positive contributions to the community, and create a workplace culture where employees feel safe, productive, and valued.

web only | 17 pages | 9,670 words | 35 downloads | PDF: 5,953 kb



PR-673
2013 Fruit and Vegetable Research Report
1/8/2014 (new)

 UK Authors: Doug Archbold, Ric Bessin, Shu
 Departments: Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags: farm crops, fruits and nuts, research,

Variety trials included in this year's publication include: cabbage, asparagus, bell peppers, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, apples, peaches, and grapes. Additional research trials include organic management of cucumber beetles, financial comparison of organic potato integrated pest management systems, and effect of organic fertilizer materials for production of kale.

web only | 44 pages | 23,586 words | 78 downloads | PDF: 2,491 kb



HENV-401
Managing Insects and Spiders in the Home
8/29/2013 (new)

 UK Authors: Blake Newton
 Departments: Entomology
 Series: Home and Environment (HENV series)
 Tags:

This guide is designed to help you tell the "bad" bugs from the harmless ones and to show you a few basic steps that you can take to detect the most common indoor pests and to prevent problems before they happen.

web only | 11 pages | 4,738 words | 83 downloads | PDF: 7,891 kb



ID-216
An IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of Cole Crops in Kentucky
7/22/2013 (new)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Tim Coolong, Kenny
 Departments: Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, plant diseases, vegetables

Cole crops are important as a group, particularly when all acreage of cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, and brussel sprouts are combined. Spring planted crops may have very different problems associated with them compared to fall crops. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) programs fill an important role in production of these crops and have enabled growers to improve quality and minimize input costs. IPM uses a combination of biological, cultural, physical, and chemical methods to reduce and/or manage pest populations. These strategies are employed in such a way as to minimize environmental risks, economic costs, and health hazards. Pests are "managed," but not necessarily eliminated, in order to reduce their negative impact on the crop.

3,000 printed copies | 16 pages | 4,491 words | 40 downloads | PDF: 5,300 kb



ID-52
What's Wrong with My Taxus?
6/5/2013 (major revision)

 UK Authors: Rick Durham, Cheryl Kaiser,
 Departments: Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags:

Taxus (yew) is an evergreen shrub commonly found in Kentucky landscapes. Numerous conditions can cause these shrubs to exhibit yellowing and browning symptoms. While diseases and insect pests can result in damage, Taxus troubles are often the result of adverse growing conditions. Pinpointing the specific cause requires a thorough examination of the affected shrub, an investigation of the surrounding area, and knowledge of possible stress factors.

web only | 4 pages | 2,010 words | 35 downloads | PDF: 2,300 kb



HO-109
Sustainable Production Systems: Efficient Wholesale Nursery Layout
1/31/2013 (new)

 UK Authors: Dewayne Ingram, Sarah Vanek
 Departments: Horticulture
 Series: Horticulture (HO series)
 Tags: farm crops, fruits and nuts, sustai

This publication provides the framework for planning and implementing efficient wholesale nursery layout. Concepts and ideas presented here are applicable to new construction or the modification of an existing nursery. A basic approach toward creating efficient systems will be discussed as well as common nursery activities that may require consideration during the planning stages. Functional areas will be defined, and a framework for understanding the relationships between these functional areas will be presented.

web only | 10 pages | 7,699 words | 54 downloads | PDF: 4,000 kb



ID-118
Roses
3/27/2012 (major revision)

 UK Authors: Sharon Bale, Rick Durham, Tim
 Departments: Entomology, Horticulture, Plant and Soil
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags:

Roses have many landscape uses. They can be placed as accent plants or used to form hedges or ground covers. They offer a rainbow of colors and a variety of forms and fragrances, and their sizes range from miniatures to tall climbing plants. Roses may be grown under many climatic and soil conditions and, with care, thrive and produce flowers for many years.

2,000 printed copies | 16 pages | 7,927 words | 71 downloads | PDF: 3,331 kb



ID-88
Woody Plant Disease Control Guide for Kentucky
3/22/2012 (major revision)

 UK Authors: Win Dunwell, Bill Fountain,
 Departments: Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags:

Management of woody plant diseases usually combines preventative and curative practices, including a focus on plant health, sanitation, cultivar selection, and pesticides.

web only | 16 pages | 7,345 words | 37 downloads | PDF: 3,700 kb



ID-195
Sweetpotato Production for Kentucky
2/21/2012 (new)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Tim Coolong, Sarah
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, County Extension,
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, vegetables

Sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas L.) is a member of the morningglory or Convolvulaceae family. Sweetpotatoes have their origins in tropical America, with early remains having been found in Panama, Peru and Mexico. A perennial plant in their native regions, they are typically killed by frost when grown in a temperate climate. Sweetpotatoes are true roots and not tubers as is the case with the Irish Potato (Solanum tuberosum). Because they are true roots they will continue to grow and enlarge as long as the plant continues to grow.

1,000 printed copies | 16 pages | 6,240 words | 52 downloads | PDF: 1,200 kb



HO-91
Planting Balled and Burlapped Trees and Shrubs in Your Landscape
1/26/2012 (new)

 UK Authors: Bill Fountain, Sarah Vanek
 Departments: Horticulture
 Series: Horticulture (HO series)
 Tags:

Many landscape plants are installed as balled and burlapped (B&B) specimens. This method, along with container grown and bare root, is one of three major ways we transplant trees and shrubs from nurseries to our landscapes. The keys to quick reestablishment and decades of satisfaction are following proven techniques in installation and providing proper care after transplanting.

web only | 2 pages | 2,094 words | 47 downloads | PDF: 187 kb



ID-198
Benefits and Costs Associated with the Wheat Storage Hedge
1/24/2012 (new)

 UK Authors: Doug Johnson, Sam McNeill, Co
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, grain crops, small grains

Each year producers must decide whether to store or sell their crop at harvest. Market prices are important in guiding producers on whether to store priced grain for future delivery (referred to as a storage hedge), store unpriced grain, or sell. Generally, producers know more about deciding to sell or store unpriced grain than using the storage hedge. This publication explains how a storage hedge works, when to use it, and risks and costs involved. (See glossary for definition of terms.)

100 printed copies | 4 pages | 2,549 words | 11 downloads | PDF: 300 kb



PR-626
2011 Fruit and Vegetable Research Report
12/20/2011 (new)

 UK Authors: Doug Archbold, Paul Bachi, Jul
 Departments: Entomology, Family and Consumer Sciences,
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags: farm crops, fruits and nuts, research,

The 2011 Fruit and Vegetable crops research report includes results for more than 19 field research plots and several demonstration trials. Many of these reports include data on varietal performance as well as different production methods in an effort to provide growers with better tools, which they can use to improve fruit and vegetable production in Kentucky.

web only | 53 pages | 26,604 words | 21 downloads | PDF: 1,391 kb



HO-99
Plant Material Shipments: Federal and State Plant Protection Regulations Relevant to Your Nursery Business
12/6/2011 (new)

 UK Authors: Sarah Vanek
 Departments: Horticulture
 Series: Horticulture (HO series)
 Tags:

It is critical that individuals transporting plant materials as well as state and federal agencies that regulate shipments remain diligent in preventing movement of harmful pests. This publication covers some of the regulations that may apply to nursery businesses' shipping activities.

web only | 4 pages | 2,077 words | 17 downloads | PDF: 568 kb



ENT-69
Integrated Pest Management: Kentucky Master Gardener Manual Chapter 9
10/12/2011 (new)

 UK Authors: Patty Lucas
 Departments: Entomology
 Series: Entomology (ENT series)
 Tags:

Many gardeners are concerned about the use of pesticides. Some pesticides, if not used, stored, and disposed of carefully, can harm the applicator, the environment, children, pets, and other nontarget organisms. You can address these concerns by implementing integrated pest management practices in your garden. Thoughtful, well-researched pest management choices will reward you, the environment, and the beneficial organisms with which you share your garden.

web only | 16 pages | 6,962 words | 28 downloads | PDF: 1,950 kb



ID-194
Diagnosing Plant Problems: Kentucky Master Gardener Manual Chapter 7
10/12/2011 (new)

 UK Authors: John Hartman, Lee Townsend
 Departments: Entomology, Plant Pathology
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags:

To determine what factors have damaged a plant, you'll need to systematically and carefully observe the plant, its environment, and other plants in the area, then put all the pieces together to reconstruct the event(s) that produced the damage. You must make an accurate diagnosis before taking corrective action. Even if no corrective measures are available, it is good to know what the problem is and what its future development might be.

web only | 32 pages | 14,578 words | 23 downloads | PDF: 1,200 kb



ID-191
Climate Change: A Brief Summary for Kentucky Extension Agents
9/20/2011 (new)

 UK Authors: Tom Barnes, Ric Bessin, Jeffre
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Animal and Food Sciences,
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags:

Nearly all climate science experts agree that global warming is occurring and that it is caused primarily by human activity. Regardless of what you may read on blogs or in the media, there is no meaningful scientific controversy on these points. The future impacts of global warming are difficult to predict, but the changes caused by greenhouse gases are expected to increasingly affect Kentucky agriculture.

2,000 printed copies | 4 pages | 1,975 words | 58 downloads | PDF: 250 kb



PPFS-VG-12
Yellow Vine Decline of Cucurbits
8/1/2011 (new)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Kenny Seebold
 Departments: Entomology, Plant Pathology
 Series: Vegetable Disease: Plant Pathology Factsheet (PPFS-VG series)
 Tags: farm crops, plant diseases, vegetables

Symptoms of yellow vine decline begin to appear approximately 2 weeks before fruit maturity. The disease may appear initially as stunting of plants and/or intense yellowing of foliage, followed by a slow decline in plant health. In some cases, a sudden collapse of vines may occur with no other symptoms. Vascular tissue (phloem) from crowns of affected plants is often discolored, appearing light brown rather than a healthy translucent green.

web only | 3 pages | 824 words | 1 download | PDF: 454 kb



ENT-67
An IPM Identification Guide for Natural Enemies of Vegetable Pests
5/16/2011 (new)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, John Obrycki
 Departments: Entomology
 Series: Entomology (ENT series)
 Tags: farm crops, vegetables

Natural enemies play a crucial role in the management of insect and other arthropod pests of vegetable crops grown throughout Kentucky. The control they exert on pest populations is realized on every farm every day. Often the value of natural enemies may be overlooked or taken for granted, but as a group they slow the buildup of pest populations and keep some pests from reaching economic levels.

4,000 printed copies | 24 pages | 6,732 words | 26 downloads | PDF: 1,700 kb



ID-172
An IPM Scouting Guide for Common Pests of Solanaceous Crops in Kentucky
4/29/2011 (minor revision)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Tim Coolong, Kenny
 Departments: Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, plant diseases, vegetables

Proper identification of pathogens and insect pests as well as nutritional and physiologic disorders and even herbicide drift is essential to determining the proper course of action. The pictures included in this guide represent some common pests or problems that growers may encounter when producing solanaceous crops (tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, and potatoes) in Kentucky.

3,500 printed copies | 32 pages | 7,500 words | 40 downloads | PDF: 2,000 kb



PR-621
2010 Nursery and Landscape Research Report
1/28/2011 (new)

 UK Authors: Bernadette Amsden, Paul Bachi,
 Departments: Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags:

The UK Nursery and Landscape Program coordinates the efforts of faculty, staff, and students in several departments within the College of Agriculture tor the benefit of the Kentucky nursery and landscape industry.

web only | 29 pages | 15,271 words | 18 downloads | PDF: 629 kb



PPFS-AG-SG-3
Barley Yellow Dwarf
1/1/2011 (minor revision)

 UK Authors: Don Hershman, Doug Johnson
 Departments: Entomology, Plant Pathology
 Series: Small Grains Disease: Plant Pathology Factsheet (PPFS-AG-SG series)
 Tags: plant diseases

Barley yellow dwarf (BYD) is a virus disease that can cause serious yield loss when stunted and discolored plants are widely distributed in a field. Severe losses due to BYD occur state-wide about every five years or so, but individual fields are impacted to varying degrees each year. There are many diseases that can reduce wheat yields, but in the case of BYD, most of the disease management decisions (such as field selection, tillage practices, variety, and planting date) are made by the time the seed is actually sown in the fall.

web only | 5 pages | 1,959 words | 1 download | PDF: 602 kb



PR-608
2010 Fruit and Vegetable Research Report
12/20/2010 (new)

 UK Authors: Doug Archbold, Paul Bachi, S
 Departments: Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, County Extension,
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags: farm crops, fruits and nuts, research,

Fruit and vegetable production in Kentucky continues to grow. The 2010 Fruit and Vegetable crops research report includes results for more than 34 field research and demonstration trials that were conducted in 20 counties in Kentucky.

1,000 printed copies | 70 pages | - | 36 downloads | PDF: 1,200 kb



SR-103
A Field Guide to the Slugs of Kentucky
11/11/2010 (new)

 UK Authors: James Harwood, Anna Thomas
 Departments: Entomology
 Series: Special Report (SR series)
 Tags:

Slugs are well-known agricultural pests throughout the world and attack a wide range of agricultural and horticultural crops. Important commodities grown throughout Kentucky have been reported as food resources for many invasive species known to occur within the state. Therefore, economic losses are likely to increase in future years because of changing agricultural production practices and more favorable climatic conditions.

350 printed copies | 36 pages | - | 3 downloads | PDF: 865 kb



ID-77
Nut Tree Growing in Kentucky
4/22/2010 (major revision)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, John Hartman, Terry
 Departments: Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, fruits and nuts

Kentucky is generally well suited for growing nut trees. Northern pecans, black walnuts, heartnuts, hickory nuts, hardy Persian walnuts (Carpathian strain), American hazelnuts, and Chinese chestnuts all grow well in the state. Although most nut trees are grown by hobbyists and backyard gardeners, several varieties appear to have potential for commercial production, particularly some of the USDA pecan selections and some Chinese chestnut varieties.

web only | 24 pages | - | 56 downloads | PDF: 680 kb



PR-602
2009 Nursery and Landscape Research Report
1/7/2010 (new)

 UK Authors: Sharon Bale, Win Dunwell, Rick
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags:

The 2009 report has been organized according to our primary areas of emphasis: production and economics, pest management, and plant evaluation. These areas reflect stated industry needs, expertise available at UK, and the nature of research projects around the world that generate information applicable to Kentucky.

1,000 printed copies | 24 pages | - | 8 downloads | PDF: 1,258 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



ID-91
An IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of Cucurbit Crops in Kentucky
7/27/2009 (minor revision)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Tim Coolong, Terry J
 Departments: Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: plant diseases

Long before the term "sustainable" became a household word, farmers were implementing sustainable practices in the form of integrated pest management (IPM) strategies. IPM uses a combination of biological, cultural, physical, and chemical methods to reduce and/or manage pest populations. These strategies are used to minimize environmental risks, costs, and health hazards. Pests are managed to reduce their negative impact on the crop, although pests are rarely eliminated.

5,000 printed copies | 24 pages | 6,729 words | 31 downloads | PDF: 1,863 kb



PR-571
2008 Nursery and Landscape Research Report
12/1/2008 (new)

 UK Authors: Sharon Bale, Win Dunwell, Rick
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags:

1,100 printed copies | 30 pages | - | 6 downloads | PDF: 1,476 kb



HO-81
Ornamental Corn Production
7/10/2008 (minor revision)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Tim Coolong, Terry J
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Entomology, Horti
 Series: Horticulture (HO series)
 Tags: corn, farm crops, grain crops

1,000 printed copies | 12 pages | - | 28 downloads | PDF: 1,234 kb



ENT-63
Public Health Pest Management
6/24/2008 (reprinted)

 UK Authors: Mike Potter
 Departments: Entomology
 Series: Entomology (ENT series)
 Tags:

300 printed copies | 36 pages | - | 7 downloads | PDF: 1,366 kb



ENT-43
Insect Borers in Trees and Shrubs
1/31/2008 (minor revision)

 UK Authors: Dan Potter, Mike Potter
 Departments: Entomology
 Series: Entomology (ENT series)
 Tags:

web only | 6 pages | - | 13 downloads | PDF: 546 kb



PR-554
2007 Nursery and Landscape Research Report
11/26/2007 (new)

 UK Authors: Bob Anderson, Sharon Bale, Ch
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags:

1,100 printed copies | 48 pages | - | 6 downloads | PDF: 1,400 kb



HO-57
Growing Peaches in Kentucky
3/30/2007 (minor revision)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, John Hartman, Joe M
 Departments: Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
 Series: Horticulture (HO series)
 Tags:

1,500 printed copies | 20 pages | - | 77 downloads | PDF: 978 kb



ID-119
Ornamental Gourd Production in Kentucky
1/3/2007 (minor revision)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Terry Jones, Joe Mas
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Entomology, Horti
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags:

2,000 printed copies | 12 pages | - | 23 downloads | PDF: 281 kb



PR-538
2006 Fruit and Vegetable Research Report
12/15/2006 (new)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Tom Cottrell, Rick
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Entomology, Horti
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags: farm crops, fruits and nuts, research,

1,100 printed copies | 82 pages | - | 5 downloads | PDF: 1,337 kb



PR-537
2006 Nursery and Landscape Report
12/15/2006 (new)

 UK Authors: Bob Anderson, Sharon Bale, Win
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags:

1,200 printed copies | 46 pages | - | 1 download | PDF: 2,115 kb



PR-533
2006 New Crop Opportunities Research Report
7/15/2006 (new)

 UK Authors: Bob Anderson, Doug Archbold,
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags:

web only | 72 pages | - | 3 downloads | PDF: 1,359 kb



PR-521
2005 Fruit and Vegetable Research Report
12/30/2005 (new)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Tom Cottrell, Rick
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Entomology, Horti
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags: farm crops, fruits and nuts, research,

1,100 printed copies | 98 pages | - | 4 downloads | PDF: 1,555 kb



PR-520
2005 Nursery and Landscape Report
12/30/2005 (new)

 UK Authors: Bob Anderson, Sharon Bale, Win
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags:

1,200 printed copies | 46 pages | - | 2 downloads | PDF: 5,168 kb



ID-156
Bt Basics for Vegetable Integrated Pest Management
8/1/2005 (new)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Brent Rowell
 Departments: Entomology, Horticulture
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, vegetables

2,000 printed copies | 8 pages | - | 18 downloads | PDF: 655 kb



ID-156A
Growers' Guide to Bt
8/1/2005 (new)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Brent Rowell
 Departments: Entomology, Horticulture
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags:

2,000 printed copies | 4 pages | - | 22 downloads | PDF: 478 kb



ID-154
Low-Maintenance Lawn Care, Stressing Pest Avoidance and Organic Inputs
3/15/2005 (reprinted)

 UK Authors: Dan Potter, A.J. Powell, Paul
 Departments: Entomology, Plant and Soil Sciences,
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: organic production

This publication is written for those who wish to maintain their lawn with minimal inputs. Low-maintenance lawn care offers certain benefits, such as minimal pesticide use, reduced fertilizer input, less need for irrigation, and reduced mowing frequency. However, when choosing a low-maintenance approach, recognize that the lawn will not offer the same dark green, uniform sward of turf that is seen under a high-maintenance lawn-care program.

2,500 printed copies | 6 pages | - | 22 downloads | PDF: 176 kb



PR-502
2004 Nursery and Landscape Report
12/20/2004 (new)

 UK Authors: Bob Anderson, Sharon Bale, Win
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags:

1,200 printed copies | 46 pages | - | - | PDF: 2,376 kb



PR-504
2004 Fruit and Vegetable Report
12/15/2004 (new)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Shane Bogle, Gerald
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Entomology, Horti
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags: farm crops, fruits and nuts, research,

1,100 printed copies | 74 pages | - | 11 downloads | PDF: 1,899 kb



4DC-03PA
4-H Entomology Project, Unit 3
2/1/2004 (reprinted)

 UK Authors: Stephanie Bailey, Rudy Scheibner,
 Departments: 4-H Programs, Entomology
 Series: 4-H Natural Resources: Entomology and Bees (4DC series)
 Tags:

500 printed copies | 12 pages | - | 36 downloads | PDF: 392 kb



ENT-52
Periodical Cicadas in Kentucky
12/30/2003 (minor revision)

 UK Authors: Lee Townsend
 Departments: Entomology
 Series: Entomology (ENT series)
 Tags:

3,000 printed copies | 4 pages | - | 10 downloads | PDF: 212 kb



PR-488
2003 Fruit and Vegetable Report
12/15/2003 (new)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Gerald Brown, Rick
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, County Extension,
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags: farm crops, fruits and nuts, research,

1,100 printed copies | - | - | 1 download | HTML: 1 kb



PR-486
2003 Nursery and Landscape Report
12/5/2003 (new)

 UK Authors: Bob Anderson, Sharon Bale,
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags:

1,200 printed copies | 42 pages | - | - | PDF: 474 kb



PR-470
2002 Fruit and Vegetable Report
1/3/2003 (new)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Gerald Brown, Davi
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, County Extension,
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags: farm crops, fruits and nuts, research,

1,000 printed copies | 65 pages | - | - | PDF: 2,400 kb



PR-468
2002 Nursery and Landscape Report
1/3/2003 (new)

 UK Authors: Bob Anderson, Sharon Bale,
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags:

1,200 printed copies | 42 pages | - | - | PDF: 1,900 kb



ENT-10
Controlling White Grubs
2/20/2002 (reprinted)

 UK Authors: Dan Potter, Mike Potter
 Departments: Entomology
 Series: Entomology (ENT series)
 Tags:

3,000 printed copies | 6 pages | - | 22 downloads | PDF: 325 kb



PR-452
2001 Fruit and Vegetable Report
1/4/2002 (new)

 UK Authors: Bob Anderson, Ric Bessin, Gera
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, County Extension,
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags: farm crops, fruits and nuts, research,

1,100 printed copies | 60 pages | - | 1 download | PDF: 437 kb



PR-450
2001 UK Nursery and Landscape Program
12/1/2001 (new)

 UK Authors: Bob Anderson, Sharon Bale, Jac
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags:

web only | 40 pages | - | 1 download | PDF: 369 kb



PAT-1-3
Training Manual for Ornamental and Turf Pest Control
10/22/2001 (reprinted)

 UK Authors: Lee Townsend
 Departments: Entomology
 Series: Pesticide Applicator Training (PAT series)
 Tags:

2,000 printed copies | 24 pages | - | 4 downloads | PDF: 933 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 | 53 downloads | PDF: 639 kb



BREI-2
Agricultural Biotechnology and the Environment
9/15/2001 (reprinted)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, David Hildebrand
 Departments: Entomology, Plant and Soil Sciences
 Series: Biotech Research Education Initiative (BREI series)
 Tags:

2,000 printed copies | 4 pages | - | 2 downloads | PDF: 228 kb



BREI-3
Food Biotechnology
9/1/2001 (reprinted)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, David Hildebrand,
 Departments: Entomology, Family and Consumer Sciences,
 Series: Biotech Research Education Initiative (BREI series)
 Tags:

5,000 printed copies | 4 pages | - | 29 downloads | PDF: 323 kb



PAT-1-6
Applicator Training Manual for Right of Way Vegetation Management
7/30/2001 (minor revision)

 UK Authors: Lee Townsend
 Departments: Entomology
 Series: Pesticide Applicator Training (PAT series)
 Tags:

1,000 printed copies | 14 pages | - | 4 downloads | PDF: 530 kb



4DC-#1LA
4-H Entomology Projects: Leader's Guide
7/1/2001 (reprinted)

 UK Authors: Blake Newton
 Departments: 4-H Programs, Entomology
 Series: 4-H Natural Resources: Entomology and Bees (4DC series)
 Tags:

500 printed copies | 12 pages | - | 45 downloads | PDF: 119 kb



4DC-02PB
4-H Entomology Project: Unit 2
6/15/2001 (reprinted)

 UK Authors: Blake Newton
 Departments: 4-H Programs, Entomology
 Series: 4-H Natural Resources: Entomology and Bees (4DC series)
 Tags:

1,000 printed copies | 20 pages | - | 38 downloads | PDF: 710 kb



ID-137
Total Quality Assurance Apple Production: Best Management Practices
5/1/2001 (new)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, John Hartman, Joe O
 Departments: Animal and Food Sciences, Entomology, H
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, fruits and nuts

500 printed copies | 4 pages | - | 32 downloads | PDF: 271 kb



ENT-64
Asian Lady Beetle Infestation of Structures
3/20/2001 (reprinted)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Mike Potter, Lee To
 Departments: Entomology
 Series: Entomology (ENT series)
 Tags:

2,000 printed copies | 4 pages | - | 14 downloads | PDF: 247 kb



PR-437
2000 UK Nursery and Landscape Program
1/1/2001 (new)

 UK Authors: Sharon Bale, Paul Cappiello,
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags:

1,800 printed copies | 38 pages | - | - | PDF: 574 kb



PR-436
Fruit and Vegetable Crops Research Report 2000
12/3/2000 (new)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Gerald Brown, Davi
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Animal and Food Sciences,
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags: farm crops, fruits and nuts, research,

1,100 printed copies | 57 pages | - | 1 download | PDF: 768 kb



ENT-41
Beginning Beekeeping for Kentuckians
11/17/2000 (reprinted)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin
 Departments: Entomology
 Series: Entomology (ENT series)
 Tags:

3,500 printed copies | 20 pages | - | 40 downloads | PDF: 718 kb



BREI-3TG
Food Biotechnology Teaching Guide
9/1/2000 (new)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, David Hildebrand,
 Departments: Entomology, Family and Consumer Sciences,
 Series: Biotech Research Education Initiative (BREI series)
 Tags:

2,000 printed copies | 4 pages | - | 24 downloads | PDF: 298 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



ID-126
Growing Grapes in Kentucky
4/30/2000 (reprinted)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Gerald Brown, John
 Departments: County Extension, Entomology, Horticulture,
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, fruits and nuts

Kentucky has a long record of good grape production. As a home fruit crop or commercial crop, grapes have many benefits. Grapevines are relatively inexpensive and easy to propagate. They reach full bearing potential in four years and bear annually. The many varieties of grapes can be consumed fresh or used to make grape juice, jams, jellies, and wine. Grapes are also easy to manage. Vines are trained on trellises or arbors and easily can be sprayed using small equipment for control of insects and diseases.

3,000 printed copies | 24 pages | - | 73 downloads | PDF: 238 kb



PAT-3
Sprayer Nozzles: Selection and Calibration
2/28/2000 (minor revision)

 UK Authors: Monte Johnson
 Departments: Entomology
 Series: Pesticide Applicator Training (PAT series)
 Tags:

4,000 printed copies | 6 pages | - | 9 downloads | PDF: 336 kb



PAT-6
Personal Protective Equipment for Pesticide Applicators
2/15/2000 (reprinted)

 UK Authors: Monte Johnson
 Departments: Entomology
 Series: Pesticide Applicator Training (PAT series)
 Tags:

5,000 printed copies | 4 pages | - | 2 downloads | PDF: 107 kb



PAT-2
Kentucky's Pesticide Applicator Training and Certification Program
1/1/2000 (minor revision)

 UK Authors: Monte Johnson
 Departments: Entomology
 Series: Pesticide Applicator Training (PAT series)
 Tags:

3,000 printed copies | 5 pages | - | 3 downloads | PDF: 334 kb



PR-423
Fruit and Vegetable Crop Research Report 1999
12/31/1999 (new)

 UK Authors: Bob Anderson, Doug Archbold,
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, County Extension,
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags: farm crops, fruits and nuts, research,

750 printed copies | 43 pages | - | 1 download | PDF: 712 kb



PR-422
Nursery and Landscape Program: 1999 Research Report
12/31/1999 (new)

 UK Authors: Sharon Bale, Paul Cappiello,
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags:

web only | 33 pages | - | - | PDF: 689 kb



ID-68
The Flowering Crabapple
10/1/1999 (minor revision)

 UK Authors: Rick Durham, Bill Fountain,
 Departments: Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags:

5,000 printed copies | 6 pages | - | 29 downloads | PDF: 331 kb



ID-100
Understanding Pesticide Labels and Labeling
4/30/1999 (reprinted)

 UK Authors: Lee Townsend
 Departments: Entomology
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags:

5,000 printed copies | 4 pages | - | 5 downloads | PDF: 705 kb



ID-132
Management of Tobacco Float Systems
1/10/1999 (new)

 UK Authors: Bill Nesmith, Gary Palmer, Bob
 Departments: Entomology, Plant and Soil Sciences,
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, tobacco

web only | 8 pages | - | 9 downloads | PDF: 445 kb



PR-410
Fruit and Vegetable Program: 1998 Research Report
12/1/1998 (new)

 UK Authors: Doug Archbold, Ric Bessin, Ge
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags: farm crops, fruits and nuts, research,

The emphases in our research program reflect industry-defined needs, expertise available at UK, and the nature of research projects around the world generating information applicable to Kentucky. Although the purpose of this publication is to report research results, the report also highlights our Extension program and Undergraduate and Graduate degree programs that address the needs of the horticultural industries.

web only | 46 pages | - | 3 downloads | PDF: 335 kb



PR-409
Nursery and Landscape Program: 1998 Research Report
12/1/1998 (new)

 UK Authors: Sharon Bale, Win Dunwell, Bil
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Progress Report (PR series)
 Tags:

web only | 44 pages | - | - | PDF: 318 kb



ID-93
Midwest Tree Fruit Pest Management Handbook
11/1/1998 (new)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin, Gerald Brown, John
 Departments: County Extension, Entomology, Horticulture
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, fruits and nuts

5,000 printed copies | - | - | 11 downloads | HTML: 3 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 | - | 3 downloads | PDF: 403 kb



SR-98-1
Pesticide Use on Rights-of-Way in Kentucky
6/1/1998 (new)

 UK Authors: Monte Johnson
 Departments: Entomology
 Series: Special Report (SR series)
 Tags:

500 printed copies | 22 pages | - | 2 downloads | PDF: 306 kb



ENT-58
Invisible Itches: Insect and Non-Insect Causes
10/10/1997 (reprinted)

 UK Authors: Mike Potter
 Departments: Entomology
 Series: Entomology (ENT series)
 Tags:

2,000 printed copies | 4 pages | - | 13 downloads | PDF: 326 kb



ENT-66
Timing Control Actions for Landscape Insect Pests Using Flowering Plants as Indicators
9/1/1997 (reprinted)

 UK Authors: Dan Potter, Mike Potter
 Departments: Entomology
 Series: Entomology (ENT series)
 Tags:

3,000 printed copies | 4 pages | - | 8 downloads | PDF: 75 kb



ENT-65
Termite Baits: A Guide for Homeowners
9/1/1997 (new)

 UK Authors: Mike Potter
 Departments: Entomology
 Series: Entomology (ENT series)
 Tags:

5,000 printed copies | 6 pages | - | 24 downloads | PDF: 610 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 | - | 13 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 | - | 22 downloads | PDF: 228 kb



IP-50
Fabric Insect Pests: Clothes Moths and Carpet Beetles
9/1/1995 (reprinted)

 UK Authors: Betty Jo Dedic, Mike Potter
 Departments: Entomology, Family and Consumer Sciences
 Series: Interprogram (IP series)
 Tags:

3,000 printed copies | 6 pages | - | 9 downloads | PDF: 283 kb



ENT-60
Greenhouse Insect Management
6/15/1995 (reprinted)

 UK Authors: Bob Anderson, Ric Bessin, Lee
 Departments: Entomology
 Series: Entomology (ENT series)
 Tags:

1,000 printed copies | 6 pages | - | 20 downloads | PDF: 123 kb



ID-115
Managing Commensal Rodent Problems in Kentucky
6/1/1995 (reprinted)

 UK Authors: Tom Barnes, Mike Potter
 Departments: Entomology, Forestry and Natural Resources
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags:

5,000 printed copies | 8 pages | - | 10 downloads | PDF: 352 kb



PAT-4
Greenhouse Pesticides and Pesticide Safety
4/1/1995 (reprinted)

 UK Authors: Lee Townsend
 Departments: Entomology
 Series: Pesticide Applicator Training (PAT series)
 Tags:

1,000 printed copies | 10 pages | - | 5 downloads | PDF: 111 kb



ENT-59
Cutworm Management in Corn
3/1/1994 (reprinted)

 UK Authors: Ric Bessin
 Departments: Entomology
 Series: Entomology (ENT series)
 Tags: corn, farm crops, grain crops,

1,500 printed copies | 4 pages | - | 2 downloads | PDF: 175 kb



PAT-5
Napiap in Kentucky
3/1/1993 (new)

 UK Authors: Monte Johnson
 Departments: Entomology
 Series: Pesticide Applicator Training (PAT series)
 Tags:

500 printed copies | 2 pages | - | 5 downloads | PDF: 100 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 | - | - | 2 downloads | HTML: 16 kb



ID-103
Kentucky's Endangered and Threatened Species
11/1/1990 (new)

 UK Authors: Tom Barnes, Monte Johnson
 Departments: Entomology, Forestry and Natural Resources
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags:

5,000 printed copies | - | - | 6 downloads | HTML: 16 kb



IP-13
Protecting Kentucky's Groundwater a Grower's Guide
9/1/1990 (new)

 UK Authors: Monte Johnson
 Departments: Entomology
 Series: Interprogram (IP series)
 Tags:

3,000 printed copies | - | - | 1 download | HTML: 19 kb