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Corn: Ear and Stalk Diseases Showing Up in Fields Marked by Stress – DTN

Corn: Ear and Stalk Diseases Showing Up in Fields Marked by Stress – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Sep 14, 2017

Harvest is nearing, but the scouting season is far from over. As the crop dries down, ear and stalk rots are starting to surface in cornfields across the country, plant pathologists warn. “Whenever we have a stressful growing season, then

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Kansas Corn: Watch for Signs of Aflatoxin in Drought-Stressed Crops

Kansas Corn: Watch for Signs of Aflatoxin in Drought-Stressed Crops

👤By Mary Lou Peter, Kansas State University 🕔Sep 12, 2017

When it comes to the weather in Kansas this year, the state is again one of the haves and the have-nots. Parts of Kansas have had more-than-normal precipitation while others, mostly in the central part of the state, are in

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Nebraska Corn: Scout for Ear and Stalk Disease in High Risk Fields

Nebraska Corn: Scout for Ear and Stalk Disease in High Risk Fields

👤By Tamra Jackson-Ziems and Jenny Rees, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 🕔Oct 17, 2016

Ear rot diseases have been observed in some areas of Nebraska and stalk rot diseases are becoming increasingly common. It’s important to scout for stalk rot diseases now to determine which fields are at greatest risk of lodging and should

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Corn: Website Helps Identify, Respond to Ear Rots

Corn: Website Helps Identify, Respond to Ear Rots

👤By Darrin Pack, Purdue University 🕔Apr 20, 2015

A website developed by plant pathologists from Purdue University and a nationwide partnership of research institutions could help farmers better understand and respond to the threat of mycotoxins and ear rots in corn. The site, Corn Mycotoxins, includes management information

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