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2019 Bulletin Archive

July 2019

- Armillaria Root Rot -- A Threat to Stressed Landscape Trees

- Spruce Dieback -- Needle Cast Diseases May Be To Blame

- Water Stress in the Nursery

June 2019

- Management of Weeds in the Nursery

- Avoid Introduction of Boxwood Blight into the Landscape

- Dogwood Anthracnose

May 2019

- New Extension Associate for Nursery Crops Hired

- Japanese Maple Scale in Kentucky Nurseries

- Anthracnose Diseasese on Shade Trees

April 2019

- Last Year's Ornamental Diseases Equal This Year's Disease Risk

- Free Grower Tool:  Waterborne Solutions

March 2019

- WaterQual:  A Free Tool for Evaluating Water Quality

- Don't Get Burned by Fire Blight, Disease Management Begins Now

February 2019

- Tools for Water Management in Specialty Crops

- Horticulture Marketing Podcast

- Extension Position Announcement

January 2019

- Pesticide Licensure in Kentucky

- Guide to Online Resources for Nursery Growers

2018 Bulletin Archive

December 2018

-Tree Thief to Holiday Tradition: The Story of Mistletoe

-KNLA Winter Educational Outing & Expo Reminder and Program

November 2018

-Preparing Nursery Plants for Winter

-End-Of-Season Irrigation System Checklist 

-Frost and Freezing: A Producer’s Guide

October 2018

-Practicing Proper Pruning

-Landscape Sanitation: Clean Up for Clean Plants 

-Armillaria Root Rot – A Threat to Stressed Landscape Trees

September 2018

-Tree Wounds — Invitations to Wood Decay Fungi 

-Bacterial Leaf Scorch Can Torch Landscape Trees

-Controlling Fall Webworm

-Container Nursery Fertility Monitoring Demonstration on October 4th

August 2018

-  Soil-borne Pathogens Serve as the Biggest Threat to Mum Production in KY

July 2018

-  Boxwood Blight Threatens Kentucky Shrubs

-  Dogwood Powdery Mildew

June 2018

- Spruce Dieback—Needle Cast Diseases May Be To Blame

- Anthracnose Diseases on Shade Trees

May 2018

- Spider Mites on Landscape Plants

- Avoid Introduction of Boxwood Blight into the Landscape

- Dogwood Anthracnose

March 2018

- Don’t Get Burned by Fire Blight, Disease Management Begins Now

- Clearwing Borers Emerge

February 2018

- When Does Spring Start?

- When To Take Down Overwintering Protection

- Ambrosia Beetles Are Out Looking for New Hosts

January 2018

- Boxwood Blight Quarantine—Tennessee Department of Ag

- Avoid Introduction of Boxwood Blight into Landscapes

2017 Bulletin Archive

December 2017

- Tree Thief to Holiday Tradition: The Story of Mistletoe

- "Wet Feet" of Ornamentals

November 2017

- Landscape Sanitation: Clean Up for Clean Plants

- Tree Wounds -- Invitations to Wood Decay Fungi

- Reducing the Risk of Deficient Performance of Bare-root Liners

October 2017

- Stress and Decline in Woody Plants

- Armillaria Root-Rot--A Threat to Stressed Landscape Trees

September 2017

- Emerald Ash Borer--2017 Update

- Late-summer Weeds in Container-grown Blueberries

- Soil-borne Pathogens Serve as Biggest Threat to Mum Production

- Bacterial Leaf Scorch can Torch Landscape Trees

August 2017

- Avoid introduction of boxwood blight into the landscape

- Spider and false spider mites:  mite morphology and damage

July 2017

- Apple scab picking on Kentucky apple and crabapple

- What to do with our used plant pots?

June 2017

- Japanese beetles in the urban landscape

- Dogwood anthracnose spotted

- Don't get burned by fire blight, disease management begins now

- Biochar as a component of soilless substrate

May 2017

- Rhizosphaera needle cast may lead to skimpy spruce

- Spider mites on landscape plants

- Buckeye seed propagation

April 2017

- Topsoil recovery in field nursery production

- Scouting for Calico scale egg hatch

- Water testing and results

March 2017

- Fire blight host range and management

- Stresses in bare-root liners from lifting to nursery stock production

- Clearwing borer

February 2017

- Remember early season pour-through

- Soil moisture sensors to schedule irrigation in container blueberry production

January 2017

- Ambrosia beetles

- Tree wounds

- Stress and Decline in Woodies

2016 Bulletin Archive

December 2016

- Spring Training--Kentucky Nursery and Landscape Association Announcement

November 2016

- How Dry Seasons Affect Woody Plants

- Transplant Shock: Disease or Cultural Problem

- Hardiness and Care of Container Nursery Stocks in Fall and Winter

October 2016

- Plant Disease Diagnostic Lab: How NOT to submit samples

- Dormant Season Pour-Through

- The real life situation of nutrient extraction and measurement in commercial nursery crops

September 2016

- Bacterial Leaf Scorch Can Torch Landscape Trees

- Soil-borne Pathogens Serve as the Biggest Threat to Mum Production in KY

- Handling and Storage of Controlled Release Fertilizer

August 2016

- Cedar-hawthorn Rust

- Interpreting Your Water Test Results

- Leaching Fraction Test to Reduce Irrigation Water Waste in Container Nursery

July 2016

- Spruce Dieback--Needle Cast Diseases May Be To Blame

- Volutella Blight of Boxwood

- Monitoring Irrigation Alkalinity Levels

- Juvenile Characteristics of Poison Ivy (Toxicodendron radicans) And Other Similar Species

June 2016

- Fall-colored damage in bald cypress, caused in late spring (Taxodium distichum) caused by rust mites in late spring

- Anthracnose Diseases on Shade Trees

- Summer Management of Ornamental Pear Damaged by Fire Blight

- Dogwood Anthracnose Spotted

May 2016

- Leaf Distortions on River Birch

- Iron Irrigation Water

- Rainy Season Equals Phytopthora Disease

- The Dark Side of Black Root Rot

- KY Office of State Entomologist Update

April 2016

- Clearwing Borer
- Fruit Tree Disease Risks

- Ambrosia beetle


March 2016

- Early Season Pour-through

- Fire Blight

- Eastern tent caterpillar eggs hatching in Central KY

February 2016

- Historic Low Temperatures across Kentucky

2015 Bulletin Archive

December 2015

- Happy Holidays
- KNLA Spring Training & Showplace

November 2015

- Fall Soil Testing for Field Production
- Dormant Oil Overview

October 2015

- Sanitation and Disease Prevention
- Overwintering Overview
   > Common Practices
   > Root Kill Temperatures

September 2015

- Rhizsphaera needle cast
- Common Diseases of White Pine in Kentucky
- Lace bugs

August 2015

- Powdery mildew of Dogwood
- Bacterial leaf scorch
- Boxwood blight
- Spider mites

July 2015

- Scale crawlers
- Lacebugs under foliage
- Japanese beetle profile

June 2015

- Verticillium wilt
- Phtopthora root rot
- Black root rot
- Passalora needle blight

May 2015

- Lace Bugs
- Mites
- Periodical Cicadas

April 2015

- Lesser Peachtree Borer
- Bronze Birch Borer
- Flathead Appletree Borer
- Dogwood Borer

March 2015

    - Eastern tent caterpillar

    - Anthracnose
    - Shot-hole leafspot
    - Black spot
    - Downy mildew
    - Rose rosette

February 2015

Scale Insects
    - Japanese maple scale
    - Fletcher scale
    - Oystershell scale
    - Euonymus scale

January 2015

Dormant Season Pest Management
Dormant Season Disease Management

2012 Archive

May 24th, 2012

UK Nursery Crops announces the First Mobile App for Landscape Nursery Professionals Developed by a Team of Plant and Pest Experts from Seven Major Universities

May 21st, 2012

Crawlers of Two Cottony Scale Pests are Now Active

May 18th, 2012

May 9th, 2012

Hard-Hitting Insect Pests Continue Ahead of Schedule

April 23rd, 2012

April 9th, 2012

April 6th, 2012

March 27th, 2012

March 16th, 2012

March 8th, 2012

Timing Preventive Sprays for Maple Shoot Borer

2011 Archive

December 18th, 2011

August 29th, 2011

KyFarmStart - Beginning Farmer Program

August 3rd, 2011

July 28th, 2011

July 22nd, 2011

July 15th, 2011

Next Week's Heat Wave may Accelerate Mite Problems

June 29th, 2011

June 28th, 2011

Japanese Beetles Take Flight

June 22nd, 2011

June 20th, 2011

Asian Longhorned Beetle found in Ohio

June 15th, 2011

Time for Peachtree Borer Treatment