Precision agriculture will be in the spotlight this month in Kentucky.
Every two years, the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture showcases the latest research and extension work conducted on its farm in western Kentucky as well as throughout the college. This year’s event is July 26 at the Research and Education Center in Princeton.
The field day will feature 11 production-related tours focusing on beef cattle, tobacco, forages, pest management in grain crops, corn and soybean production, fertility management in grain crops, weed management in forages and pastures, and a precision agriculture equipment demonstration.
“We are excited to showcase the agricultural research that is being conducted by the University of Kentucky,” said Don Hershman, UK plant pathologist and field day chairman. “Current trends in Kentucky agriculture will give producers added insight into new technology that is likely to go mainstream in the near future. This type of information will give those in attendance a competitive advantage.”