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UK - Corn & Soybean Working Group

Early Management Decision Meeting

Issue (Who Cares and Why?):  Each fall, producers are encouraged to purchase inputs early to take advantage of cheaper costs, possibly to reduce tax burdens.

What Has Been Done?: Two meetings were conducted to help farmers make informed decisions on their purchases. 

Impact?: Approximately 86% of the respondents, representing 100,000 acres felt more confident about their management decisions after the meeting. Ninety-five % thought the meeting was valuable enough to them to attend a similar meeting the next year.

For more information on this project contact:

Chad Lee

Extension Grain Crops Specialist

 423 Plant &Soil Science Science Building

 University of Kentucky

 Lexington, KY 40546-0312

 E-mail: chad.lee@uky.edu


Kentucky IPM

Original document: 1 October 2005

Last updated: 29 March 2006


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