2013 University of Kentucky
Corn, Soybean & Tobacco Field Day
CCA Credits: SW 1.0, PM 1.5, & CM 1.0 (be sure to sign in & sign out)
Pesticide Credits: 3 General & 1 Specific Hr. (Categories 1A, 4, 10, & 12)
Welcome: Dr. Scott Smith, Dean of UK College of Agriculture
I. Soils Management
- No-tillage, Compaction, and Soil Water Availability - John Grove, UK Agronomic Soil Research
- Soil Fragipan Study - Lloyd Murdock, UK Extension Soil Specialist
- Cover Crops - Don Tyler, UT Soil Management Research
II. Integrated Pest Management
- Soybean Insecticide Treatments - Doug Johnson, UK Extension Entomology Specialist
- Soybean Vein Necrosis - Don Hershman, UK Extension Plant Pathology Specialist
- Herbicide Resistant Weeds - Jim Martin, UK Extension Weed Specialist
III. Crop Management
- Corn Row Widths and Populations - Chad Lee, UK Extension Grains Specialist
- High Input Soybean Production Systems - Edwin Ritchey, UK Extension Soils Specialist
- Corn Hybrid and Soybean Variety Update - Cam Kenimer, UK Research Analyst and Claire Venard, UK Research Analyst
- New Tobacco Pesticides and Residues - Andy Bailey, UK Tobacco Specialist
- Tobacco Variety Development - Bob Miller, UK Tobacco Breeding
- Tobacco Disease - Kenneth Seebold, UK Plant Pathology Specialist
Ribbon Cutting for Grain Crops Greenhouse before Meal - Richard Coffey, UKREC Director
Following the field day, an irrigation meeting sponsored by the Kentucky Small Grain Growers Association will be held across the street at the UK-REC conference center. All visitors are welcome to attend. (Program on back of this)
For More Information: Contact
Edwin Ritchey, 270-365-7541 x301
Andy Bailey, 270-365-7541 x240
(Sponsored by the Kentucky Small Grain Growers Association)
August 1, 2013
1:30 to 3:30 pm.
UKREC Conference Center (air conditioned)
Dave Jackson and Bill Caldwell, Kentucky Division of Water
Chuck Taylor and Glynn Beck, Kentucky Geological Survey
Firmon Cook and Bob Wade Jr., Farmers from western and central Kentucky
Jerry McIntosh, NRCS, Graves County
Lloyd Murdock and Chad Lee, University of Kentucky
These panelists will answer YOUR questions about irrigation, water sources, water use, crop yields, etc. Some of your questions may be:
How much water do I need for corn?
How big of a well do I need to supply a center pivot?
How many years before I regain my investment?
How much more management does irrigation add to my operation?
Are there better systems than a center pivot?
What are the best sources for irrigation water?
Will I make my neighbor’s well go dry if I install irrigation?