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UK IPM Training School

  • Christian County Cooperative Extension Office 2850 Pembroke Road Hopkinsville, KY, 42240 United States (map)

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

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
 Figure 1. Japanese beetles on field corn (Photo: Ric Bessin, UK).

Figure 1. Japanese beetles on field corn (Photo: Ric Bessin, UK).

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

Contact Information and Directions

Directions to the Christian County Extension office are available here or by calling 270-886-6328.

Contact for the IPM Training School: Ric Bessin, IPM Coordinator (859-257-7456)

Earlier Event: February 28
Post Harvest Grain Management Meeting
Later Event: July 17
2018 Spray Clinic