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2013 University of Kentucky
Corn, Soybean & Tobacco Field Day

Corn Soybean Pods tobacco

August 1 (Thursday) 7:30 - noon (CST)
Research and Education Center
1134 Hopkinsville St., Princeton, KY 42445

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)

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Welcome: Dr. Scott Smith, Dean of UK College of Agriculture


I. Soils Management

II. Integrated Pest Management

III. Crop Management


Ribbon Cutting for Grain Crops Greenhouse before Meal - Richard Coffey, UKREC Director

Lunch Provided by Kentucky Soybean Board, Kentucky Corn Growers Association, DuPont, Lancaster Leaf, and Burley Stabilization Corporation

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


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Irrigation Forum

Irrigated Corn
(Sponsored by the Kentucky Small Grain Growers Association)

August 1, 2013
1:30 to 3:30 pm.
UKREC Conference Center (air conditioned)

Panelists Include:

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?

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