AG Edge

Wheat Yields Uncertain as Harvest Approaches

This years weather pattern has been a challenge for area wheat growers. As harvest draws near there is uncertainty on how this years crop will yield. McClean County Extension Agent David Fourqurean says it will be interesting...Read More

Orange Rust of Brambles

Brambles, like blackberry and raspberry, are a great backyard fruit crop for Kentucky gardeners. Generally speaking, diseases are not a big issue on brambles, but one pest to watch for is Orange Rust. The first symptoms are...Read More

EPA Vacates Registration of Dicamba Herbicide

Last week the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued three cancellation orders for dicamba herbicides. This comes after a federal court ordered the EPA to vacate the herbicide’s registration on June 3rd. According to Trigg County Ag Extension...Read More

VIDEO – Hopkinsville Farmers Market

The Hopkinsville-Christian County Farmers Market is open downtown. Tuesday’s market saw vendors with fresh produce, eggs, crafts, hand sanitizer, and more. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the vendors have been limited on Tuesdays but there are plans...Read More

VIDEO – West Kentucky Select Bred Heifer Sale

On Saturday, June 6th, Kentucky – Tennessee Livestock Market held the West Kentucky Select Bred Heifer Sale. The sale included 160 heifers from nine area consignors. Steve Peddicord with Springhaven Farm out of Albany, Kentucky said the...Read More

Leaf Spots Can Damage English Ivy

Frequent rain events in Kentucky this spring have promoted leaf spot diseases in many English ivy beds. In the landscape, there are two important English Ivy leaf spot diseases, one caused by a fungus and the other...Read More

VIDEO – Cadiz Farmers Market 2020

The Cadiz Farmers Market was downtown for the first time this week. There were three vendors offering baked goods, local honey, along with plants and vegetables. The Cadiz Farmers Market will be open Wednesdays and Saturdays from...Read More