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Arkansas Soybeans: Target Spot Present, Conditions Favorable for Frogeye Leaf Spot

Arkansas Soybeans: Target Spot Present, Conditions Favorable for Frogeye Leaf Spot

👤By Travis Faske, University of Arkansas 🕔Aug 23, 2017

The spectrum of foliar diseases changes each year as environmental conditions change, which has a significant impact on disease development. The weather pattern in early August was favorable for target spot (TS) and there have been several reports of TS

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Pennsylvania Soybeans: What to Do if You Have White Mold?

Pennsylvania Soybeans: What to Do if You Have White Mold?

👤By Paul Esker, Pennsylvania State University Extension Plant Pathologist 🕔Aug 23, 2017

We are receiving initial reports of white mold in soybean (causal agent: Sclerotinia sclerotiorum) in different areas of Pennsylvania (Figures 1 and 2). According to USDA-NASS (report date: August 20, 2017), over 60% of the soybean fields in Pennsylvania are

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Alabama: Soybean Rust Spreading, Fields Passed R5 Should Be Safe

Alabama: Soybean Rust Spreading, Fields Passed R5 Should Be Safe

👤By Ann Chambliss, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Aug 23, 2017

Soybean rust (SBR) has now been detected in 33 of the 67 counties in the state. The disease has been found in both commercial soybeans and in kudzu patches as far north as Cullman and Morgan counties. If you would

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Mississippi Soybeans: Conditions Conducive for Disease Development

Mississippi Soybeans: Conditions Conducive for Disease Development

👤By Tom Allen and Trent Irby, Mississippi State University Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 21, 2017

When the environment remains conducive for an extended period of time, aerial web blight can be one of the most devastating diseases. Cercospora blight, soybean rust, and target spot are also showing up in fields.

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Nebraska Soybeans: Sudden Death Syndrome Starting to Show Up

Nebraska Soybeans: Sudden Death Syndrome Starting to Show Up

👤By Loren Giesler, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Plant Pathologist 🕔Aug 21, 2017

Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS) symptoms typically start to appear when soybeans are in the mid- to late pod-filling stages. This disease is becoming more common in Nebraska, but still occurs in very isolated pockets in many fields. It’s crucial to

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Nebraska Corn Disease: Are We Out of the Woods Yet?

Nebraska Corn Disease: Are We Out of the Woods Yet?

👤By Tamra Jackson-Ziems, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Plant Pathologist 🕔Aug 21, 2017

As often occurs in Nebraska, the late-season weather with abundant dew, high relative humidity, and rainfall is driving increases in some crop diseases. Some corn fields have matured far enough that the diseases won’t have a substantial effect on yield,

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Oklahoma Wheat: Disease, Insect Considerations to Make Before Planting This Fall

Oklahoma Wheat: Disease, Insect Considerations to Make Before Planting This Fall

👤By Bob Hunger and Tom Royer, Oklahoma State University Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Planting date Much of the winter wheat in Oklahoma is sown with the intent of being used as a dual-purpose crop. In such a system, wheat is grazed by cattle from late fall through late winter/early spring and then harvested

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Kansas: Wheat Streak Mosaic Caused $76 Mln in Damage in 2017; Start Control for 2018 Now

Kansas: Wheat Streak Mosaic Caused $76 Mln in Damage in 2017; Start Control for 2018 Now

👤By Pat Melgares, Kansas State University 🕔Aug 17, 2017

Kansas State University officials are joining in on a group effort to help Kansas farmers stop the spread of a destructive wheat disease that took a strong foothold in the state’s fields this year. In early August, the Kansas Wheat

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Soybeans: Sudden Death Syndrome – What Dictates Where it Pops Up? – DTN

Soybeans: Sudden Death Syndrome – What Dictates Where it Pops Up? – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Aug 17, 2017

Have you ever wondered why one patch of soybeans dies from Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS), while 6 feet away, another patch thrives? The answer may be smaller than you thought — microscopic, even. In a new study focused on SDS,

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Oklahoma Soybeans: Septoria Brown Spot Present; Is It Worth Treating?

Oklahoma Soybeans: Septoria Brown Spot Present; Is It Worth Treating?

👤By John Damicone, Oklahoma State University Extension Plant Pathologist 🕔Aug 16, 2017

Recent rains have greatly improved soybean prospects. I have not observed soybean rust in plots but have seen and been contacted about Septoria brown spot. Septoria brown spot is the most common foliar disease of soybeans in Oklahoma. Plants typically

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