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Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Seed Selection Based on Disease Resistance Ratings

Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Seed Selection Based on Disease Resistance Ratings

👤By Alyssa Collins and Paul Esker, Pennsylvania State University Extension Disease Specialists 🕔Nov 10, 2017

Hybrid (corn) or variety (soybean) selection is very important to successful crop production. Nonetheless, it can be challenging to review all of the seed guides produced annually, especially as they relate to making selections based on disease and stalk health

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Pennsylvania Corn: Disease to Look For

Pennsylvania Corn: Disease to Look For

👤By Alyssa Collins, Pennsylvania State University Disease Specialist 🕔Aug 9, 2017

Since much of the PA crop is into grain fill stages of corn development, foliar diseases start to become pretty important around now. If a crop was sprayed with a fungicide, you can expect the efficacy of that treatment to

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Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Time to Be Scouting for Diseases

Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Time to Be Scouting for Diseases

👤By Alyssa Collins, Pennsylvania State University Disease Specialist 🕔Jul 13, 2017

Corn: If you’re a grower here in the mid-Atlantic, you’ve seen your share of corn diseases. This season has brought many of us timely rains, high humidity and moderate temperatures, all of which can favor the development of foliar diseases

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