Integrated Pest Management
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:
Extension Grain Crops Specialist
423 Plant &Soil Science Science Building
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40546-0312
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