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Is there anything that can be done ahead of time for the upcoming frost and sub-freezing temperatures that are forecasted for May 7th? With both 2nd y...
Agronomy in Ballard County
posted 5 months ago
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Travis H.
Ballard County
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After a dry fall seeding, this field had poor germination and establishment riddled with weeds. It was sprayed with a tank mix of RoundUp, Fungicide,...
Agronomy in Ballard County
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Travis H.
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I know this is likely a deep topic without a single right answer, but what should be the happy medium in tillage practices ? I'm keen to move towards...
Agronomy in Ballard County
seeding
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Travis H.
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We haven't had much rain in the past month and a half -- and have only gotten one measurable rainfall in September, which yielded only 0.27" ; this fi...
Agronomy in Ballard County
posted one year ago
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Travis H.
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As we near closer to the fall planting deadline of September 15th , rainfall looks less likely. I'm not sure what the best approach would be without ...
Seeding/Planting in Ballard County
seeding
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posted one year ago
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Travis H.
Ballard County
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I am looking for an insecticide that would be alternated with Mustang Maxx (Zeta-cypermethrin; Group 3A) and offer acceptable residual protection, tha...
Pest Management in Ballard County
pest-control
posted one year ago
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Travis H.
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I walked through one of the fields today and noticed an issue that I first saw prior to the 3rd cutting -- a lot of lodging where plants are bent and ...
Agronomy in Ballard County
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Travis H.
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Agronomy in Madison County
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Brandon S.
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What was once a good looking field about two weeks ago, now looks stunted, shorter, and filled with voids during cutting. I'm not positive what the vo...
Pest Management in Ballard County
identification
pest-control
spraying
posted one year ago
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Travis H.
Ballard County
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Would there likely be a good response to pivot or reel irrigation of pure alfalfa in Western Kentucky? Obviously not in a year like the present, wher...
Agronomy in Ballard County
posted one year ago
Travis
Travis H.
Ballard County
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We were looking at a decent area of land to expand into alfalfa, but after driving the field and looking at flood hazard maps, it was noted that most ...
Agronomy in Ballard County
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Travis H.
Ballard County
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This plant was seeded in the fall of 2019. The field has been sprayed about a week and a half ago with a tank mix of RoundUp PowerMAX, an azoxystrobi...
Agronomy in Ballard County
disease
posted 6 months ago
Travis
Travis H.
Ballard County
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I finished a fall seeding of alfalfa in September of 2019, however, due to the lack of rain following seeding, and then an odd winter pattern, I've go...
Seeding/Planting in Ballard County
seeding
round-up-ready
posted 7 months ago
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Travis H.
Ballard County
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After collecting leaves for tissue sampling I heard some noise in the sample bag. Inside there were a few of these small wedge-shaped insects, green ...
Pest Management in Ballard County
identification
pest-control
posted one year ago
Travis
Travis H.
Ballard County
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In an intensively maintained operation, will the addition of the plant growth hormones IBA (auxin) and kinetin (cytokinin) in an existing foliar app...
Fertilization in Ballard County
fertilizer
spraying
quality
posted 7 months ago
Travis
Travis H.
Ballard County
Farmer/Producer

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