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UK Corn & Soybean Working Group

Soybean Rust Management Training

Issue (Who Cares and Why?): Soybean rust has the potential to devastate the soybean crop and can cause financial losses even if the rust is not present.

What Has Been Done?: Trainings, websites, listervs, phone hotlines and newsletters were all used as methods for educating producers.

Impact?: Based on surveys, Kentucky farmers saved $5.8 million by choosing not to spray.

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


Kentucky IPM

Original document: 1 October 2005

Last updated: 29 March 2006

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